bupk_es / @po / @matt Have you decided to throw twitter, pnut.io, and mastodon overboard for micro.blog yet?: http://stream.boffosocko.com/2017/bupk_es-po-mattmastodonmeuk-have-you-decided-to-throw-twitter-pnutio
Announcing Unpaywall: unlocking #openaccess versions of paywalled research articles as you browse http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2017/04/04/announcing-unpaywall-unlocking-openaccess-versions-of-paywalled-research-articles-as-you-browse: http://stream.boffosocko.com/2017/announcing-unpaywall-unlocking-openaccess-versions-of-paywalled-research-articles-as
Updated the plugin that allows me to post from my own website to Mastodon.
🎧 This Week in Google #400: Toot, Not Tweet
@kevinmarks guests on TWiG and discusses Indieweb, Mastodon, and GNU Social.
The 18th century version of having too many browser tabs open at the same time: https://twitter.com/LitteraCarolina/status/852950922196131841?s=09
This is now working!
The buzzwords of the week seem to be "federated" and "decentralized". I'm glad that tens of thousands of people are being introduced to these concepts this week, but they're definitely not new, and they're far from perfected.
If we want openness, federation, identity, flexibility, and control why not just have our own website?
Manually POSSEing my first post from my own site to Mastodon.social, a GNU social alternative. I have a feeling I'll enjoy the increased character count of 500 before being truncated on a microblog. #firstToot http://boffosocko.com/2016/12/12/a-new-microblog-on-mastodon-social/