Welcome to the Solid Forum, please introduce yourself here. Great to have you on board

Hi fellow Solidiers,

I am very sympathetic to the cause. Solid is a sensible response to the current state of the WWW. My background is in chemistry, and more recently IT. I am building a home server from a HP Proliant microserver gen 8, running LXC containers in an Ubuntu host. I want to provide an alternative to FB etc for my family and friends. So I’m moving forward with hosting Solid apps, alongside a Matrix Synapse server. I want to thank everyone who has helped build the Solid protocol and ecosystem.




@bourgeoa has a tiddywiki plugging for Solid

Yep, I had it on my radar :smile: It looks adorable.

Oh, that is awesome. I will have a closer look at it. Thanks.

I’m Eureka Chen from China, My home page https://eureka.name/ and my webid is https://eureka.name/profile/card#me I’m .net core developer, but I could not found any solid app write by .net. so I have to study javascript, typescript, react and so on.


Hi! My name’s Ana and I’m currently studying at “Universidad de Oviedo”, a university from Asturias, Spain.

Right now I’m at 3rd course and studying software architecture, that’s why I’m here learning about SOLID :grin:

I’m working with a team of 5 members on a decentralized routes management system based on the solid specifications and React framework called Viade (feel free to enter and tell us what do you think of our work). In two days we will upload our first demo in our master branch, so you will be able to try it and have an idea of how it is going to be.

I’m really excited about this project because it is helping us to enter the “real programming world”, we are using forums, meeting people,… it’s really different from other subjects! I’m willing to continue viade’s development, researching and reading this forum. Thank you to all the people that are helping us!


My name is Bob and I’m interested in Solid as a very cool application of RDF. My main accomplishment in that world is that I wrote the O’Reilly book “Learn SPARQL” and I blog about related technology at http://bobdc.com/blog/.


Welcome @bobdc, so you’re an expert in Sparql ! really nice ! Glad to see you ! How could we help you ? Did you get a POD ?

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I do, at https://bobdc.solid.community/, but I haven’t done anything with it yet. I’m planning to dig into the possibilities this weekend.

So now I’ll recommend you visiting next post as a starting point :slight_smile:

Welcome to Solid Community @bobdc :slight_smile: Glad to see new users with Linked Data experience coming and interested in ‘Solidverse’!

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Thanks Alex, I appreciate it!

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Hi @Joytag2 , I have built an ember-data-like abstraction to build EmberJS applications on top of SOLID. It has rough edges but the developer experience is rather nice. I never got round to extracting it into an ember addon, but can walk through it and turn it into a library if you’d like.

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Hi Dear @madnificent - when you can do it, the question is: why not to do it ?
I really would be happy if I could test and integrate your addon/library in my Ember.JS projects.
Thanx for asking me @madnificent - you are a GOOD man :wink:

P.S.: Somebody have to write POD stuff for Angular/Vue.js/Backbone/Ember etc. anyway.
You would be the first I suppose

Hello everyone, I am Walter Almeida, have been following the group for quite a while. I am the initiator of a low code platform (www.generativeobjects.com) that I am now open sourcing as I believe we need a fully open source low code tech to empower people to fast create new applications, especially impactful applications. I have been developing this platform for the last 12 years and it is now very mature with many projects built on it.

I love the ethics and vision/mission of SOLID, I am 100% aligned and my intention is to contribute to it with all my skills and energy.

I am now envisioning to create a connection between Solid and Generative Objects in order to have a tool to fast create applications using solid data. So that we can accelerate the deployment of Solid and accelerate the creation of the new web. So that we can reach the critical mass of applications to allow this to happen. This connector will also include the inference of RDF vocabularies to accelerate even more the creation of apps. The objective being to be empower non-tech people to author apps.

I plan to now prototype a Solid connector for GO (Generative Objects) and see where it goes. I wanted first to check with you all and confirm the relevance of such a work. And get some hint about what would make a good POC.

All your feedbacks, suggestions, pointer, support and help are very welcomed !

And I am very excited to connect with you all :relaxed:


Hi !
Hello everyone, my name is Franco and i’m from Rimini (Italy). When I first met linked data I fell deeply in love with it. I am a programmer in my spare time. I made some apps, one using linked data. I think that guaranteeing data ownership and protecting privacy will be the starting point for a clever, free and independent web. Sorry for my imperfect english :blush:


Welcome to Solid Franco! Glad to see you joining the ‘solidverse’ community! Forza! :muscle:

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My name is Hans Croteau. My life has been turbulent. As I child, I stood in awe and wondered how mankind had accomplished the technological marvels that it had. Wanting to do the same, I decided I would become an inventor. Later, I wondered how mankind had managed to avoid its own extinction. Now, I realize that the sixth mass extinction is indeed already under way. I take responsibility for wanting to imitate those who invented technology which may have brought about humanity’s own demise, even if only in part.

In 1999, I designed and patented a self-lacing shoe similar to the one portrayed in Back to the Future, Part II. I expected a cult like following of that cute, benign, and yet awe-inspiring concept. In 2014, Nike, Inc. patented the Mag design, and released its first pair to actor Michael J. Fox on October 21, 2015. It seems even Nike recognized the interest the masses had developed for that shoe. In the process, I learned more than just mechanical design. I learned the harsh political reality that I presume comes with the design of any product. Without teamwork and genuine human connectivity, even the greatest of concepts stand little chance of success. But then again, success is also in the eye of the beholder.

In 2007, my sibling, a contractor, destroyed my elder mother’s home. He stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from her. Litigation ensued. Being my sibling, he had personal knowledge of my trials and tribulations. He leveraged that knowledge to not only defend against his liability to my mother, but to concurrently destroy our reputations. Our lawyers treated the matter as a simple construction defects case, as opposed to the complex financial elder exploitation that it really was. Faced with a slew of fabricated contentious accusations that the judge undoubtedly wanted to ignore, he adjudged both parties to be liars and gave no judgment to either side.

My sibling then sued my mother and me, purportedly for malicious prosecution. Our insurance agreed to defend us, but then betrayed us by paying my sibling $325,000 to settle. We retained a lawyer who then sued our insurance for bad faith. That case was dismissed when we ran out of money. My sibling then targeted that lawyer, again for malicious prosecution. Due to these complexities, that lawyer suffered a debilitating depression. He thus failed to appear at his own trial. My sibling thus obtained a $1.4 million dollar judgment. We had been served with deposition subpoenas in that case. Our insurance had refused to honor its illegal settlement and defend us at those depositions. Our efforts to force our insurance to get us an attorney by challenging the illegal settlement were dismissed without prejudice. We then claimed that the Department of Insurance has a duty to control the misconduct of its licensee, our insurance. That too was dismissed. That dismissal is now pending on appeal in the Ninth Circuit. The California Attorney General will be responding to our claims of judicial corruption on June 9, 2020, and we expect to reply, in pro se, on June 30, 2020.

I do not tell you this story to provoke fear. If it shocks you, I sincerely apologize. I understand if you are skeptical of my claims. Any reasonable person would be. Yet I swear I tell you the truth, and I tell you this so that you can understand my motivation to bring my concept into reality. I published it on my website in 2017, along with my unfinished screenplay. Being that my sibling has corrupt judgments against my mother and me, I pursued my concept under the fictitious name of the character I had developed for my screenplay. Instead of my picture, I represented myself with my red, blue, and green hexagonal avatar which eerily resembles Solid’s purple and white insignia. When I found and joined the Solid community three days ago, I decided to reveal my true name, regardless of any future consequences. I had tried to join several internet communities, but my legal troubles keep dragging me away from my work. None of those communities, although beneficial in ancillary ways, was a fundamental platform like Solid. One last thing. In court papers, my sibling, whose initials are J.C., refers to me as his estranged brother. This is why, hereinabove, I refer to him as my sibling. He is not my brother. If accepted, then Solid will become my family. If accepted by another man whose initials are also J.C., then that man will become my brother, albeit from another mother, and born at a time long, long ago.

Hello everyone,

There is an endless stream of introductions here. Sorry, I did not read it all.

I am not a native English speaker, so please be patient with me :blush:

I have little experience with web development, but I am learning. I am very interested in Solid, both for its powerful linked data technology, and for its political vision of the world, where people are the only things that matter in social interactions.

I hope to be part of this.

https://divoplade.solid.community/profile/card#me (d@divoplade.fr)


Hi all. Thanks for existing! I am interested in Solid. However, I am a non-programmer who designed together with a programmer a tool for non-programmers to create dynamic medical questionnaires: https://mediprepare.1systeem.nl/en/questionnaire/guest/, multilingual replace, f.e. en by nl. This saves a lot of doctor’s time and improves workflows in clinics very much so. This is open-source, if you contact me you get access to the code, named MP50, mediPrepare2050.

As a retired doctor I want to create a solution for the information anemia in healthcare. This tool begins to do that by helping patients to create a professional medical dossier to share with each provider. The idea is a medical solid, not filled with data but with meaningful information. The perfect use case for Solid.

Who helps me to Solidize MP50?

I appreciate the opportunity to be a member of this distinguished forum. Thanks You, hans


Hi all!

This is Pieter, I’m a design strategist from the Netherlands. As a strategist I focus on the business context of product and service design. For over a year I’ve been working on a solution to make last mile deliveries in e-commerce more sustainable and efficient. As you might expect, it’s a hard problem and it’s still not solved.

We did learn however, that the key to creating a more sustainable last mile (and logistics in general) is to get the data-flow right.

The problem with the last mile in e-commerce is that it’s unpredictable. To solve this you can do two things: Either try to predict what’s happening as good as possible, or make the last mile less prone to unpredictability.

Both require (sensitive) data from the receiver, especially if you throw location tracking in the mix (which I believe is not necessary).

Long story short, we shifted our focus from the last mile to the data-flow. Still in the area of e-commerce we are now working on data-containers for consumers to have more control over their customer journey, from discovering new products to sustainable delivery.

We believe Solid could be the way for us to build a scalable business in which we don’t control the data but facilitate interaction between people and businesses (including delivery services).

I’m very curious about your opinion and I would like to get in contact with people who are working on similar solutions (preferably in the Netherlands)

More info at looptogether.nl (also available in English)

Enjoy your day!