What if mastodon instances were like Second Life surnames before the display names thing (I'm sorry about that one, by the way, Caledon.) We'd let around 10,000 residents or so (@yoz do you recall the number) take a surname like Nowhere (I was so jealous of Emma Nowhere's name) before removing it from use.
Android makes me cry. https://mastodon.social/@Strev/1594184
Remember when #Twitter had #RSS / #Atom feeds for all users? Wasn't that great? Well, #Mastodon and any other #Fediverse server has that too. And it's here to stay, since the protocol is based on this.
Here's mine, for example: https://mastodon.social/users/rysiek.atom
Now you can use your favorite RSS reader to read my toots. I know, right?
Things like this give me joy, even if Nespresso isn't coffee.
The devs dug into their machine, figured out what buttons did which, and set up their Tessel to send voltage to the similar points to emulate the button presses through software.
Already getting people asking how FOSS + Federation solves harassment.
Please understand: I'm not saying it *solves* harassment, just gives us many more options for dealing with it. There's still going to be plenty of noise and pain, and some of it's going to take whole new ugly forms that weren't possible before.
Everyone gets more control. This is both good and bad.
(And now going quiet for a while, because oh god inflight wifi prices)
#makeup these days I'm skipping foundation and lining my eyes using Urban Decay 24/7 pencils. Naked Basics shadow, mascara and lipstick
Because I'm not DevOps, I'm looking at doing https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/blob/master/docs/Running-Mastodon/Heroku-guide.md with a paid Heroku instance.
I've been here awhile, but haven't introduced myself.
I'm Emma (she/her,) a middle-aged, queer and trans woman married to the love of my life, Cynthia.
I work on the Open Web making it easier for developers to triage and understand bugs.
I love coffee, power pop, belly dance, understanding how people do their work, SF&F, and ice hockey (Go Sharks and Beauts!)
Open Source Something Or Other • Coffee Achiever • Power Pop Believer • She/Her • 70% ✨, 20% Sleater-Kinney's "Dig Me Out", 10% CSS Grid • WONTFIX
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!