Funny that we seem to be going in circles.
The web started as a bunch of individuals running their own servers. Then things got professionalized, and we got the mostly benevolent, for-pay corporate services. Now that your data is more valuable than whatever meager subscription fee you're not going to pay for anyway, we're back to trusting the randos.
The plummeting server/software costs help, but it would be impossible without volunteer labor.
It behooves us to support the randos.
Here's the video for "The Arrival of a Train":
(In case you're more into viewing than reading)
@ricardojmendez it’s picky on how you look up an account. If you search the URI of the account I think it has to contain https:// otherwise it fails.
Amazon workers sustained lifelong injuries, told to take personal time to leave the building during a gas leak, and will bring packages into the bathroom with them to maximize productivity
"Ah," said the engineer. "I see. Damn."
"Is that-" one of the miners started. "Is it-"
"A god, chained a mile underground? Yeah. It happens."
"What shall we do?"
"Love me," whispered the god.
"No!" said the engineer.
"I thank you."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
Finally an article that mentions Mastodon on Techcrunch, not as positive as one would hope but hey, I'll take what I can get. I think there's one good quote from me in there.
Funny how little thought the same group spouting "government is coming after us" rhetoric gave to personal privacy and data security.
Identity, open source, privacy. \o/ Aiming to further a humanistic focus for technology.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!