Since I moved to my own instance, here a
Hi all, geographer from the Netherlands here! Love exploring the world, especially by train and by bicycle touring. Learning Chinese, ditched Windows for Linux ten years ago. #Geography and IT is combined in my daily job: #GIS application manager.
Nu ook op de Interrail-site zelf: 50% korting op de doorlopende 1, 2 of 3-maanden passen!
Te koop tot 10 mei, te gebruiken binnen 11 maanden na aankoop. #interrail
Dit lijkt me luchtfietserij
Als iemand boze daden aankondigt of opschept over boosaardige dingen spreekt hij meestal de waarheid. Als hij het daarna afzwakt, afdoet als een grapje of het zelfs "filosofisch" of "ironisch" duidt is dat meestal een leugen. #VI
A lot of instances have the list of silences or blocked instances somewhere in the "about" pages. I think this is good, since then potential users can inform themselves. Example: https://mastodon.social/about/more#unavailable-content
For new people wondering why Mastodon is on thousands of servers instead of one:
-It helps protect us all against Elon Musk scenarios. It's very difficult for anyone to buy a network made of thousands of independently owned servers. (It's the same reason why no one owns the world's email network, because there are so many independent providers out there.)
-If your server misbehaves (or sells out to a malevolent billionaire), you can move your account to a different server, or even to a brand new server. Decentralisation means you're never trapped on a site you hate.
...and there are lots more good reasons too, to do with servers using alternative Fediverse software etc, but I'll save that for a future post 😁
BREAKING: Elon Musk is buying Twitter. Here’s what we think he should do: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2022/04/twitter-has-new-owner-heres-what-he-should-do
2) https://communitywiki.org/trunk is a wonderful place to find people who are active. it is human moderated. if you decide to stick around and have the bandwidth to do so, consider joining a list to welcome others as well.
Elon Musk wants to "authenticating all humans" on Twitter. Nope. Nope. Nope. https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1518677066325053441?s=20&t=lR-4BE8oNy42ChEWcDru-A
Twitter about to become Musk Social.
I bet some of you are very happy to be on the fediverse right now. I know I am :)
Your very stressed sysadmin is happy to report that quality of service has, at the moment, been restored...