Digital Democracy is hiring for 1. a front-end dev 2. a UX designer to help build p2p mapping tools for remote and marginalized communities:

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IT guys at work be like

> "So there's this social network called "Mastodon". Let's block it so the workers don't slack off"
> *adds to the firewall*


Who knew the apocalypse we got would feel more like purgatory

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@Hyolobrika @arcalinea you can find a bigger version here:
It is still a work in progress, so if you have any feedback, corrections and/or suggestions they are more than appreciated and you can file them here: (everyone will be credited). For example, 2009 and 2012 are missing atm because we couldn't find any relevant events for those years.

Someone shared this wild chart of the Fediverse with me. Groovy 70's meets Tables. And 2009 and 2012 are missing? I'm in awe. How..

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I'm giving an overview of the state of decentralized social networks on Wednesday at a virtual meetup, Open Tech Will Save Us, hosted by Matrix:

There will also be talks on the Nym Mixnet and Aether P2p. Drop by!

Does anyone follow a PeerTube or PixelFed account on here? What is it?

Curious to see how that interaction works on Mastodon.

What features or aspects of Mastodon do you like the most, and what do you like the least?

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As I've revealed in my last Patreon post, I've been working on adding end-to-end encryption APIs into Mastodon as an upgrade to the direct message system.

Any and all technical details available at the moment are here:

An implementation guide for app developers is being worked on.

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I published a post comparing IPFS and Dat at a high level and in the technical details the other day:

Do you use either? What do you like or dislike about them?

Does anyone want to review my draft blog post on decentralized social networks? I'm comparing federated and p2p models, focusing on Mastodon and ssb.

Any feedback is welcome, I tried to write up an objective take on the pros and cons of each.

The expectation of web apps being free just moved the costs elsewhere. Now we're paying for the previous generation's idealism -- content creators struggling to monetize, and intractable advertising-based surveillance business models.

Thoughts on Twitter decentralization project?

Can anyone recommend a Mastodon <-> Twitter bridge?

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