Back when I was active on Usenet it was considered pretty normal to have house rules for any newsgroup, you were also expected to refrain from posting long enough to notice and learn the unspoken customs (this was called "lurking").
Nowadays people see it as an orchestrated attack against free speech, shout references to 1984, and threaten to move elsewhere.
Yet the ones asking us all to behave politely are called "hypersensitive"?
These instances are not run on commercial servers that proprietary companies can afford. More often than not, these are hobbyists running an instance for the benefit of Mastodon.
DO NOT SPREAD WORD OF MASTODON WITHOUT CLARIFYING THIS. If you do, everyone coming will flock to Mastodon.social, which puts a strain on that one instance and makes it look bad. There are other instances for a reason.
Other than that small preparation, be sure to donate to your instance admin.
This guy is having a tough time right now https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/issues/1002
The internet is beautiful.
We passed 1.000.000 statuses on mastodon.social! https://mastodon.social/about/more
Hanami 1.0.0 was released today. This is fantastic news for Ruby community. You can read more about it here: http://hanamirb.org/blog/2017/04/06/announcing-hanami-100.html
#Windows 10 is introducing better privacy controls in the next Creators Update.
Did you hear the news yet? Ubuntu is switching back from Unity to GNOME with the new release :)
Ayy #infosec, welcome! <3
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