Also, if you are technically capable. You can set up your own instance and join the federation.
It's crazy to think that the primary bottleneck to federated social adoption was just one person deciding to implement one in Ruby on Rails. I have to underscore how exciting it is that even extremely basic attention to developer / user UX inspires huge ripples of "anybody wanting to use actually use a thing".
I guess this just means I need to set up a second mastodon instance for the express purpose of breaking it
There's also been a tradition of fun / weird / arty twitter bots since then, so that seems like a keen thing to soak my head in for this space
Like, I've looked at all this tech years ago. But, tinkering with it was less interesting when the audience was smaller / less fun
@lmorchard it's the year of decentralized social media on linux on the desktop, Les. ;)
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