The problem with changing instances is that I have yet to find another instance that is
1) general purpose (nerd/tech is general enough for my purpose)
2) someplace I won't be the only woman visible on the local TL
3) large enough to have an active local TL
Maybe I should just scrap requirement 1 and meld this with my mastodon.art account, I dunno. It's not as though I've managed to maintain a straight Brand face over there or anything.
@gamehawk weirder.earth is popular and active, has a diverse userbase and lots of cool arty people on it...
@gamehawk about 300 active people and 680 users, but I see a lot of traffic from them on the timelines..
social.tchncs.de and chaos.social are reasonably large and well run, but (unsurprisingly) much (but not all) of the local timeline will be in German..
@gamehawk it looks like this. There is only one timeline rather than the 3 you get on normal Mastodon (if you click on the links at the RHS the middle timeline is replaced with local or federated or your notifications...
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