When designing a user interface, imagine some old woman using it, say Margaret Hamilton, and she's clicking your app's buttons and saying to you, as old people do,
"Young whippersnapper, when I was your age, I sent 24 people to the ACTUAL MOON with my software in 4K of RAM and here I am clicking your button and it takes ten seconds to load a 50 megabyte video ad and then it crashes
I'm not even ANGRY with you, I'm just disappointed."
@revenant Just to rub it in. That was the game that killed Amiga. (Amiga didn't have 1byte=1pixel graphics mode needed for textured 3D)
Adam Vs the Man: Diaspora is the Future https://video.deadsuperhero.com/videos/watch/a81d06b4-c96d-445c-8e67-60661630c2e3
"When Scientists “Discover” What Indigenous People Have Known For Centuries"
spoiler: they use their accounts when it suits them... yay white people
Irregular reminder: I don't post much here, my main is over at @clacke .
This account here is just a liaison account, to get another view of the Fediverse, and occasionally help cajole a wayward post into libranet.de that couldn't find its way in there by itself.
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And what if they're not "trying to establish their brand" but just looking for a nice community to be part of like any normal human being?
So once a certain number of people know you, you should be barred from using the common infrastructure everyone else gets to use, or be judged for being anti social for doing the same as all the other community members?
Please don't demand content warnings from strangers. Content warnings are a sort of social contract between an author and their followers; if you are not happy with how someone chooses to use them, do not follow that person or outright mute them, or mute words.
One of the most alienating experiences on Mastodon I've observed is when someone posts about something they're passionate about or is part of their identity and the first response is "please cw that" from a complete stranger.
Saving the world by solving first-world problems.
My main is at https://libranet.de/profile/clacke .
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