🇫🇷 Ayant pu enfin atteindre le serveur mammouth.cafe, j'ai pu remettre sur les rails le renouvellement de nos certificats: #mammouthcafe est à nouveau ouvert, reprenez place aux tables.
Je vous demande pardon pour cette panne, apparemment je sentais la chose venir lorsque j'ai écrit sur https://mammouth.cafe/about/more "Nous allons tâcher de ne pas gaffer, mais probablement que cela nous arrivera un jour ou l'autre"...
On apprend à marcher en tombant.
🇬🇧 All right, I managed to access the mammouth.cafe server and clean up the certificate renewal issue: #mammouthcafe should be up and running for you, now.
I apologize for the mess: I was prescient when I rote on https://mammouth.cafe/about/more the following: "We'll try not to mess things up, but we probably will at some point"...
Ah, well: we fall, we learn.
🇫🇷 À tous les gens de #mammouthcafe: oui, je sais que le serveur mammouth.cafe est actuellement inatteignable.
Vos données se portent bien, c'est un souci de renouvellement de nos certificats Letsencrypt.
Et *bien sûr* je ne peux pas bidouiller sur le serveur ces jours.
J'en suis vraiment navré, d'autant que c'est aussi mon outil social.
Je vais faire de mon mieux pour réparer dès que possible la situation. Je vous tiens au courant des développements.
🇬🇧 To all #mammouthcafe people: yes, I'm aware the mammouth.cafe server is currently unreachable.
Your data is safe, it's an issue with our Letsencrypt certificates renewal.
And *of course* I'm unable to reach the server to troubleshoot it right now.
I'm really sorry about this, and as frustrated as you are: it's my social tool too.
I'll try to get it back on its feet as soon as possible and keep you posted. Meantime, use an account on another instance https://instances.mastodon.xyz/
La tortue ninja du Jurassique supérieur http://www3.unifr.ch/alma-georges/articles/2017/la-tortue-ninja-du-jurassique-superieur #unifr
"La Suisse sous-estime le danger des cyberattaques" http://www.laliberte.ch/news-agence/detail/la-suisse-sous-estime-le-danger-des-cyberattaques/392224
I shouldn't have mentioned emacs. 😩 I don't care if you use emacs, vim, or telegraph your code line by line and indent using sandwhiches
Well, Hello there! So glad I could sign in.
Moving over from the birdsite - turns out, reading abusive comments on a daily basis isn't good for morale.
I like drawing so you might see a bit of that.
Also I'm French, and rather glad I didn't have to drink myself blind last night :)
And now, for something completely different... I wonder how many of you still remember Gopher?
I finally migrated an old project on ist new server, and gopher://port70.ch is now online and should be more stable than last year.
Yes, you'll need Lynx or Firefox + OverbiteFF add-on to visit it...
We're not ready to open to the public, yet, but if having your own Gopherhole takes your fancy, just ping me and I'll get back in touch!
When software goes missing https://medium.com/@greenescientist/when-software-goes-missing-f6a0dffd68e5
Food for thought...
A global open social network based on interest is context collapse taken to the absolute extreme. You are designing something from the ground up to accommodate any interest, any type of discourse, any tone of interaction, _in the same space_. You can do that but preventing these conflicting societies from eating each other like cannibals on a highway pile-up can't be done without deliberate balkanisation.
My 2 cents. IMHO. Etc.
Interesting how tech keeps looking for ever more complex solutions that simultaneously try to fix existing broken systems & preserve them.
Like a lot of the abuse mitigation discussion on Mastodon is basically: how can we keep a Twitter-like system (public by default, anybody can reply or send a message to you) while still preventing abuse?
Basically: how can we preserve the open, rotting cesspool but somehow make it not a cesspool? Make it not stink without changing the smell?
My personal opinion: abuse is baked into the core design of Twitter. A social media network that is structured around people's personal interests will inevitably run headlong into the fact that the primary interest of a lot of people is to literally destroy others. For fun. Add to that the ability to @ anybody and reply to any toot and each user has limited ability to police their own space you get a fertile ground for abuse.
There's a little movement in the head, but I had only a sec or two to get the shot in poor light.
This is an Antechinus. It is a tiny marsupial with the peculiar habit that after mating, the successful males die (it's quite the frenzy apparently). Or to put it another way, they go out with a bang.