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Derek Lackaff

Much like Scott McCloud's work on comics, these amazing animated gif "tutorials" explain the medium of via that medium.

@rustyk5 What was the navelgazing section of k5 called? Was it just "meta"?

@Alisca Ha, OK, if it is account-based filter, rather than a message-based filter, that's a different issue. The "followed-user filtering" use case I was thinking about was following a multilingual user, and only displaying messages in specified languages.

@Alisca Hm, I agree. Are the filters supposed to apply to followed users in addition to local/federated timelines?

@julianruf It's an interesting problem. The federated timeline seems too massive to interact with regardless of languages, but I imagine local timelines are also unwieldy for larger instances.

So I have to select all the languages I don't understand to filter them from my feed? Wouldn't opting in to specific languages be an easier filtering UI?

"There is a strengthening movement of game designers and developers working to portray Indigenous storytelling, teachings and ways of knowing for their own people and the wider world."

Just set up my personal Mastodon at

Follow me there:

You can mention me there using @aral

When/if you can, I would highly urge you to set up your own Mastodon instance. Currently requires tech knowledge/isn’t seamless (and getting it there will be a big challenge) but this is a great start and a very good step in the right direction.

Lots of love to @eugen and the dev team :)

If I ever make it back to the Berenstein timeline, I wonder if I'll remember my time here.

Speech and technology on a shoestring | Scottish provides a model for small-team, high impact strategies for of few speakers

Anyone thinking about the flow of across the federation? Are there -focused instances?

I just published a thing: Conquering digital worlds in Scottish Gaelic | Free software localization with GunChleoc, Chieftain of Widelands

Does Mastodon play nicely with unicode? ᎠᏤ ᎦᎸᎳᏗ ᎤᏍᏆᏗᏍᏗ

@Gargron Love it. Is there a project roadmap somewhere?