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Ricardo Mendes fostering empowerment for non-profit and positive social impact startups

Ricardo Mendes

Ricardo Mendes, Armada Digital – La Transformation Digitale, c'est pour tout le monde ! #entsoc #transitiondigitale

Petite interview sur le podcast de Candide Kemmler​ sur Armada​ et l'activité qui m'occupe depuis 2016 :) je vous invite par la même occasion à découvrir Electricsheep

Ricardo Mendes

DigitYser entre "big data", réalité virtuelle et intelligence artificielle | L'Echo

Et avec on compte bien utiliser nos capacités pour booster ce paquebot du digital à Bruxelles !

Ricardo Mendes

@armadabxl is here to help social entrepreneurship thrive in Belgium and beyond !

Ricardo Mendes

Tonight in : Orlando Julius & the Heliocentrics
we'll be there with Armada & Springtime & Friends :)

Ricardo Mendes

Photo: @Armadabxl desk at @digityserbe - ready for Monday ! #coworking #community

Missing : Rui & Céline setup in this picture ! 
Armada will be in holliday from 7th to 23th August

Ricardo Mendes

Reading on and sharing from it using your own blog: love #indieweb !

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Been busy on lately so when I logged in to my account, using my own website to login I was impressed to notice not only I could intereact with the content of my subscriptions (like, reply, fav) but I was also able to comment (using my own site to host the comment thanks to micropub) but most of all I could POSSE or syndicate my comment to the social media profile I wanted without leaving the Woodwind interface : this in short is a dream come true for me, it means I can read content I subscribe in one place and use my own site as a pilot to push my interactions to other silo's (think facebook, twitter or more open mastodon) while hosting the reply on my own website !! 

I'm trully amazed but maybe you think this all sounds like very complicated, so let me link to a few examples : 

This is Woodwind interface, it shows a post from Jeremy Keith at 

I commented from Woodwind but thanks to Micropub, I self-host my comments : 

Link :

Thanks to Webmentions these self-hosted comments are also displayed on blog post :

This is amazing, not sure people realize how much amazing it is in fact !

it means indieweb principles, ideas are every day one step closer to become a unified "put it in practice" approach to build interactions on the openweb between differents website/indentities while still being able to push these interactions where one's want them to go (mastodon, twitter, facebook) and still be part of global conversation while retaining ownership of data produced. 

All of this is possible thanks to amazing people in different communities cooperating together to build step by step another vision of the social web, a vision where People are in the center of interactions and have control on the content they produce while still dancing with other platforms or closed platforms; this is huge !

Meet the IndieWeb peeps on IRC on Freenode, visit !

Ricardo Mendes

It's been quite busy weeks lately, .digital is getting some traction, we moved to DigitYser, a new digital flagship in Brussels, between taking care of clients, networking and doing some more prospection I have had barely the time to blog here, but be sure that I'm building the bases to get serious about blogging and telling stories in the future, I just need some more stability on my income streams and things will be easier to manage when this goal is reached.

Ricardo Mendes is moving office to @digityserbe thanks to @pvanimpe amazing spirit & generous collaboration, future is bright!

Ricardo Mendes

Armada backend-server powering our digital tool box full of magic tricks to empower society !

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