Been long enough since I checked in here that I don't have a home feed. Interesting.
Federated timeline here is slow enough to read again. Mostly.
oh good email alerts
Who's hiring Elm developers? I would like to make a switch to Elm work. Someone introduce me?
still recovering so it's off to bed…stay spooky my friends. May the great old ones bless and protect this instance while I rest.
I just went around and did some basic nmap-ing on the most popular Mastodon instances, and there's some seriously sketchy stuff in there. Publicly reachable Postgres servers, tons of open internal HTTP ports, SSH with password login, multiple Mastodon instances that seem to be running on mail server VMs, …
I guess if you're just running a single-user instance for yourself, sure, but those are all 2000+ user instances.
Hello darkness, my old friend
I've come to talk with you again!
I need to check my .social account more often.
= MASTODON =
WHAT THEY EXPECTED: a VC backed startup intending to destroy twitter
WHAT THEY GOT: a bunch of cyberpunk kids hanging out behind the mall
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Twitter using Trump as an advertising element in Japan. Because you wouldn't want to miss the horror show.
Incidentally I quite enjoy having the horror show behind CW warnings over here.
I can see that the programmers are the IT crowd 😉 on this platform so I'm sending out a beacon to those in the legal profession, if you're out there - be not afraid to make yourselves known ✊🏻 (I'm actually just looking for a group to belong to on this platform)
kinda wish the signup page for an instance would show the public timeline from that instance so you could immediately see if it seems like your scene or not
The backlog seems to be pretty well worked through over here now. That's nice.
Been exploring instances. It's fun. You might want to try that if you haven't already.