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1. Toot a typo then think "if only Mastodon had an edit button"

2. Remember that it's open source, so "git clone" and explore code :-)

"Robots and AI - the calm before the Singularity?" - come to my talk at the British Computer Society in London on 23rd Mayy -
bcs.org/content/ConWebDoc/5763 mastodon.social/media/_womdWR-

% mastodon_users
100151 users in 229 instances

Okay, with another influx of new people, here is again my article "Welcome to Mastodon: Here is what's different and why it's better" medium.com/@Gargron/welcome-to (I am working on a better in-UI onboarding process)

Non-federated instances are a feature, not a bug

Sometimes, you just want to connect to your peers, and only your peers. Being able to do so without accidentally the world is a good thing; compare randos dropping into mentions on the bird site.

Or, better yet: imagine a neighborhood instance, where people from a certain geographical are coordinate stuff.

Different usecases, different needs to federate

Now we all just have to pretend it’s 2007 and build beautiful Mastodon apps and services to make it famous

Mastodon

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