Russell Ballestrini - Founder My vision of Remarkbox started back in 2013 while porting my blog from Wordpress to Pelican, a static-site-generator.
I had a problem: what would I do with my readers comments?
My research found solutions which served ads and I didn't want that.
I set out to build my own solution because -
"how long could it possibly take to build an embeddable comment system?" (hint: 3 years)
For more details read: Capability driven Presentation