One of the things that's gotten more and more wonderful the longer Cloud Island has been running is the federated timeline.

There's so much interesting, random, beautiful conversation just *happening*.

It feels just like the "public" timeline from early Twitter, and I adore it.

Reminder that I've moved almost entirely to @aurynn if you want to keep following me!

@tuturto @beegrrl@radical.town @if@tilde.zone @somarasu We're all trying to get better, and as long as we remember that we're trying to get better, we will get better. There's no shame in being who we were.

I'm plugging Cloud Island because I love the idea of a federation of systems each sustainably funded and run locally by trusted and competent admins; Cloud Island is run by @aurynn, whom I know and trust, and is hosted entirely in NZ a few dozen fibre-milliseconds from me.

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Okay so the whole *gestures* world stuff has kind of seriously impacted my business and income.

If you know of anyone looking for the following:
- Designing cloud infrastructure
- Writing and updating Terraform around cloud infrastructure
- Solutions architecture, aka why are we building this way
- Building devops processes in teams

Could you put me in touch ? I'd really appreciate it!

Plz boost!

Hey, just published a great article on how I design and implement infrastructure, and how that shaped Cloud Island.

Check it out!

eiara.nz/posts/2020/Jun/24/on-

Toot! v1.13 is now out!

itunes.apple.com/us/app/toot/i

The main new feature in this release is a new screen for direct messages (finally!), and an (optional) floating bubble system for direct messages. Also a bunch of smaller tweaks and bug fixes.

This movie is more uncomfortable than I remembered it being

Especially in light of world events

Hey friends!
I don't know if you saw, but I'm moving my account to @aurynn. Follow me there! 😄

@nightpool I'm chasing DNS issues on my end as well
so
running an instance yay?

Also, I've been struggling with the cultural devaluation of ops and how that impacts whether or not I'm viewing my contributions here as valuable.

@yojimbo I was referring more to the general People than you specifically.

One of the struggles I have is that idea of having to tolerate people who should not be tolerated, which creates intolerant spaces. I'm not about enabling that 😉

@yojimbo It's situations like this where I wish more people were familiar with the Paradox of Tolerance 🙂

@yojimbo Well, there's a subset of blocklists that should be shared - things like gab, for instance - and there should be a resource for what servers you might *want* to block and why, as a community structure.

@yojimbo And that's the defensive centralisation 😞 😞 😞 😞

@xssfox I want to run a Matrix instance at some point.

And a Scuttlebutt.

Heck what am I doing

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