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  • digital-gardeners

    Resources, links, projects, and ideas for gardeners tending their digital notes on the public interwebs

    Permanence is my concern with the indie blog hosting services mentioned here (bearblog,,

    Also, because you already have a lot of the content, maybe you don't need a blog? what about a "digital garden" ?

    What is a digital garden? ->

    Tools (easy options included) ->

    If you have your content in a note-taking app like obsidian, there is even simple tutorials on how to freely publish it with all those precious "multiple tags per category", all in one go.

  • WriteFreely

    A clean, Markdown-based publishing platform made for writers. Write together and build a community.

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    Build time-series-based applications quickly and at scale.. InfluxDB is the Time Series Platform where developers build real-time applications for analytics, IoT and cloud-native services. Easy to start, it is available in the cloud or on-premises.

  • etch

    A simple, responsive writing theme for Hugo.

    Something like this Hugo theme maybe:

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