We're really worried that this could affect services like ActivePub/Mastodon instances, opening them up to lawsuits or requiring expensive filters.
I wrote a script to collect all the links in a page to show them as a pile of footnotes for your print styles: http://adrianroselli.com/2018/09/links-list-for-print-styles.html
meta (+) (probably!)
I've seen some people saying "we're not talking about podcasts over up in here" and sentiments along the lines of "this isn't the place to promote my work"
I get that birdsite was poison (I wasn't there, but there were reasons for that)
But like... you are not Gimlet or Bethesda so like
please post the things you make and enjoy so we can enjoy them too
Please? And if I'm off-base, tell me why. I wasn't on birdsite, I don't have that trauma
I wrote about the theory of Mastodon versus Twitter early last year; I think it's still mostly right http://www.kevinmarks.com/mastodontheory.html
Hmm. Just had a thought. If I’m on instance A and I have a follower on instance B, and I toot something, instance A is responsible for delivering that toot to instance B. Is there some sort of authentication or verification on B that the connection is really from A and not some impostor A?
Since I like it on Mastodon, here's a list of links I like to pass around to potential new users.
Elevator pitch for why Mastodon is better than Twitter: https://www.codesections.com/blog/mastodon-elevator-pitch/
Really informal further reading: https://medium.com/@GinnyMcQueen/toot-how-to-intro-to-mastodon-e5655bfa87d2
An increasingly less brief guide: https://github.com/joyeusenoelle/GuideToMastodon/
You've joined, now what? A more formal guide of what there is to actually do: https://kevq.uk/how-does-mastodon-work/
A list of Good instances to start: https://instances.noct.zone/
Home timelines should be all caught up now. Our traffic is averaging 400 req/s with occasional spikes to 1,200 req/s.
There are 23k active users on mastodon.social right now (8.7k arrived this week). Registrations are closed but invite links work. You can create an invite link from "Invite people" link or preferences page.
I have added 2 mods to the team (awaiting response from 3rd candidate), reports are being processed. Nazis can get fucked.
Ok, let's try an experiment. You can use this page to sign up for Toot!:
It will remain open as long as I dare, and hopefully I won't run completely out of beta tester slots!
And remember, not everything works yet! Report bugs at https://github.com/DagAgren/toot/issues, but remember to check if they are already there!
I worote a piece about why Monolithic, centralised social networking sites do not scale socially:
#mastodon is mentioned as the solution :-)
Hey #Fediverse. When you post pictures, please please please with puppies on top fill in that description box for the visually impaired. You will be helping us out tremendously. We want to enjoy your pictures as much as others do. You don't have to write a novel, but just fill in some details.
Thanks with much love:
A Blind Dude
How I set up my Synology DS916+, how I use it and my overall impressions after a bit more than a year with it: https://blog.vrypan.net/2018/08/05/180805-my-synology-ds916-a-year-later/
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