One of the oldest blogs on the internet, founded in 1998. Posts an eclectic mixture of news items, curiosities, art, technology and more. (Technically this is a bot account, but it’s also the blog’s official account.)
Blog dedicated to video games, anime and general geek culture. They also do occasional livestreams.
Independent site with news and articles about mobile devices running Linux.
Originally set up to digitise and restore old vinyl releases, nowadays blogging about music and records.
Technology blogger and freelance security researcher based in Hong Kong. Wong has had a string of famous scoops, and been the first person to uncover many hidden features, security bugs and unannounced products from big tech companies.
Long-running blog all about beer founded in 2004, based in Oregon, USA. The writer of the blog has also published a book called “Bend Beer: A History of Brewing in Central Oregon”.
Provides local news and community for Oklahoma, USA through a blog, podcast, newsletter and online forums/chat rooms.
Online radio station, podcast and blog featuring shows about Sega and music from games.
Cocktail connoisseur, runs the Cocktail Kingdom Library site covering cocktail history, publishes cocktail software.
Runs a blog about generating your own off-grid energy, which is particularly topical right now. There are also photographs of life in Scotland.
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Blogger and video maker who features simple DIY electronic music projects including building your own synthesiser.
Patent attorney blogging in-depth articles about menswear, clothing and fashion.
Independent news site all about airlines, air travel, aviation and aviation photography. Founded in 2008.
Human-curated directory of interesting independent blogs about many different topics. You can see the latest recommended blogs by following the project.
Writer, blogger and advocate for accessibility, especially in open source and publishing.
News blog about gaming on Linux computers and the Steam Deck, with occasional posts on other topics. Also posts videos.
Globetrotting photographer taking pictures and blogging about abandoned buildings and structures around the world.
Blogger, product consultant, perhaps best known as the inventor of the hashtag on social networks. Also co-creator of ActivityStrea.ms, which led to the creation of the ActivityPub Fediverse.
Security researcher and software developer, runs a blog about Infosec.
Gaming video essays, podcasts, reviews etc, mainly about indie titles but also mainstream releases. Run by former game journalists and developers.
Blog all about Linux, FOSS and related topics. Sister publication to the OMG! Ubuntu website.
Information Security blogger, live streamer and educator, runs the Infosec blog Taggart Tech.
Co-founder of the Dutch science communication association SciCom NL, and works at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Blogs about SciComm.
Blog about some of the stranger aspects of myths, folklore and religion from all around the world.
Website, podcast and book series about all kinds of derelict sites across the United States, including theme parks, hospitals, prisons, housing, factories etc.
Board game website and video channel featuring reviews and “how to play” videos.
Two people driving round New Zealand in a camper van, posting about all the sights and experiences they have on their epic 18 month road trip.
Free open source federated blogging platform. The interface and options are minimalist, with the focus on reading text with as few distractions as possible. It’s part of the Fediverse, so you can follow WriteFreely blogs from Mastodon etc. You can host a WriteFreely server yourself, or sign up on an existing server.
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Blog about two people hiking in various countries around the world, usually off-season.
Cooking blog featuring recipes from around the world. The recipes are all easy to make and use fresh ingredients, avoiding processed ingredients. The blog’s aim is to encourage as many people as possible to cook at home.
American writer, speaker and activist fighting for disability rights and accessibility. Creator of the “Crutches and Spice” blog and social media channels.
Blog posting news and articles about retro gaming and retro computing.
Small independent Jewish publisher and blog, focusing on Jewish life and culture from the 1850s to the 1920s.
Enthusiastic bibliophile, posting about books, literary news, poetry, occasional reviews, runs a “Silent Book Club” and a blog about reading.
Computer security expert, blogger and co-host of the excellently funny Smashing Security podcast.
Blog reviewing the American PBS television series about computing from the 1980s and 1990s, which covered hardware, software and services.
Creator of the “ActivityPub for WordPress” plug-in which turns WordPress blogs into Fediverse servers. When it’s active, people will be able to follow your WordPress account from Mastodon etc, and when you post a new blog entry it will appear as a post on the Fediverse.
Fediverse address (in English and German)
Music blog recommending an album every day. Covers many genres of popular music from many different decades, featuring each album’s cover and a brief review of why it’s worth listening to.
Editor, proofreader and reviewer. Writes a blog which reviews lots of tabletop RPGs, supplements, adventures etc. Covers all genres of RPG.
New project to make a Fediverse alternative to Tumblr. It’s still at a very early pre-Alpha stage, but is making progress.
Blog all about beer and beer history, maintained by a beer enthusiast who has written five books on the subject.
Blogger, veteran tech journalist, used to edit the UK magazine MacUser and is well known for accidentally coining Betteridge’s Law of Headlines: If a news headline poses a question then the answer is almost always “no”.
Blog all about board games and strategy games, featuring reviews, articles, unboxings and session reports.
Polish blogger who travels the world and posts photos and thoughts from their travels.
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Freelance wine writer, blogger and podcaster. Columnist for the Napa Valley Register, contributor to Monarch Wine, Wander With Wonder, Tasting Panel Magazine etc. US host of the Wine Soundtrack podcast.
Website, podcast and video channel dedicated to tabletop games including board games, card games and TTRPGs, answering questions about gaming and game nights with the aim of helping people to have better gaming sessions. Also features in-depth reviews, articles, news etc.
Long-running blog about crisis management, maintained by a psychologist turned firefighter working in the Amsterdam Fire Brigade in the Netherlands.
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