After years on Twitter (nope, no FB for me) I'm quite pissed at how they scramble my timeline through non-functioning algorithms and mistargeted ads.
That and the decentralized aspect of #mastodon is what brought me here (I also dig the 500 char limit).
I'm hoping to meet a lot of nice and interesting people here - I love retrocomputing and -gaming and tinkering around with stuff. I program computers for a living.
So, nice to meet you everyone! 😀
Another reason not to use #Google
The best way to secure data is to delete it!
5 years ago - still crazy that there was no public outcry about this.
Funny how the US are nowadays accusing a chinese company of something that they're doing themselves for years now.
I was super tired of firefox constantly removing my pinned url in its home page (which I totally only use for that like a big bookmarks page) so I made one for myself, you can steal and adapt the code it's super simple css (you'll need an extension to use it, it's linked in the README)
Why are we only supporting #Firefox as browser, you're asking?
Wasn't there something about doing no evil?
Conquering the world one step at a time. Retrogaming and collecting old computer stuff. Always trying to confuse the person right next to me.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!