@anildash hello! a name I recognize :)

Your post elsewhere the other day reminded me of a book I forgot I bought, ...

@sandro haven't touched ruby since 2002 or so and am failing to keep even a blog running, will hang out here for now :)

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Here's an article about Mastodon I wrote back in April when there was likewise an influx of new people: Welcome to Mastodon, What's Different and Why's It's Better hackernoon.com/welcome-to-mast

@sandro yeah i feel like i'll need to be on constant duty to claim 'danbri' account everywhere. Of course that could potentially be scripted, which is also the royal road to botville

@sandro what's the expected granularity? will indieweb individualists each run their own server, or will there by a few hundred huge ones, or both? does this affect the protocol and ui design?

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@sandro I've asked ppl from mastodon what they would think about Julian Assange joining.
Many not to happy:
mastodon.social/@paulfree14/20

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