Is it just me, or has there been a perceptible increase in the number of maker/maker community orientated posts on IH?
People differ over terms all the time: usually it's petty semantics. Yet this one's important. I view Maker culture as a distinct phenomenon, very different to IndieHackers/entrepreneurs. Makers primarily value two things:
building things for the fun of it
being seen, valued and validated by a community of other makers
This is a distinct movement from classical indiehacking, which tends to be motivated by:
I don't mean to be divisive: but these two cultures while having some overlap, don't really mix. They're two opposing philosophies: worshiping two different Gods. It's the difference between Microsoft and the Linux foundation.
Maybe each group should stick to their own?