For the past few years I have been following some of the work being done around IndieWeb. The tag line is:
The IndieWeb is a people-focused alternative to the “corporate web”.
It is an appealing effort since as it revolves around a set of principles as opposed to a specific application. Indiewebify.me provides a succinct step by step process on how to setup your IndieWeb presence. Starting with getting your own domain name.