Makerbase Is Like Liner Notes for Your Favorite Stuff On the Internet

Makerbase Is Like Liner Notes for Your Favorite Stuff On the Internet

Artists are acknowledged—musicians in liner notes, actors in ending credits, and writers in bylines. But online creativity often discredits the editors, designers, and developers who quietly work in the background to make your favorite sites and services possible. Makerbase wants to change all of that.

The site’s creators, Anil Dash and Gina Trapani, are launching Makerbase today as part of the White House’s first ever Demo Day, a day for entrepreneurs and creators to showcase their innovations in Washington D.C. Many have said that the best way to think of Makerbase is IMDb for web-based creators—a way to track and even become fans of web designers, engineers, and developers who create amazing things on and the internet. Online creators have individual profiles, but also well-known projects—such as Paul Ford’s insanely long What is Codealso gets a credits page, so you can see all the online cooks who worked in that digital kitchen.

Makerbase Is Like Liner Notes for Your Favorite Stuff On the Internet

When it comes to making things online, one person rarely does it all. I have one byline to share, but Makerbase helps give credit where credit is due. [The Verge]

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