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New here? Remember that Twitter is optimized to make you into passive consumers, by en(r/g)aging you with content that you don't choose yourself.

Here, that doesn't happen. But it also means you're responsible to find people to follow.

It will take some work.

If you're willing to put that in, you'll find a wide variety of friendly people that will be happy to have meaningful conversions and laugh and cry together with you.

Start by searching and looking at who other people follow.

Today in feeling old, Steve Jobs died almost ten years ago

Without telling your age, tell us how old you are with a Linux command 🐧

$ vi /etc/X11/XF86Config

Blockchain, n.

When you block social network accounts based on who other people blocked

What’s Mastodons help page called? 

The Tootorial

Meanwhile, Berkshire Hathaway is so expensive it broke NASDAQ data feeds. Feeds transmit stock prices as uint32. The highest number they can handle is $429,496.7295 (stock price is presented as thousands of cents).

Berkshire class A hit $421,000 and disappeared from the feed.

Capitalism eating itself? lol

“And this”, said Aunt Liz finishing reading the Rise and Fall of Basecamp story, “is why we don’t enable Nazis.”

Shorter Basecamp disaster:

Don’t enable Nazis, the end.

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