Wow, almost 20k new accounts on mastodon.social alone over the last week according to @usercount
This now feels a lot like the big wave of new people in April 2017.
Here’s hoping that we all (again) will manage to keep up the positive & supportive vibe of this platform!
Changes in Third-Party Content on European News Websites after GDPR: we find a 22% drop in the number of cookies set without user consent and an observable decrease in third-party social media content https://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/our-research/changes-third-party-content-european-news-websites-after-gdpr
Who is .social?
The .social registry also has 42 other top level domains, e.g. .market
on the flip side, is the federated timeline even useful on mega instances like mastodon.social?
surely its mostly an unreadable fire hose most of the time
Europe's ongoing heat wave has claimed the lives of thousands of fish on the German-Swiss border.
France warned of increased ozone pollution on Monday because of the heat. The cities of Paris, Lyon and Strasbourg banned the most polluting cars from the roads.
Temperatures in Portugal have begun to fall from a peak of nearly 47
Hello all at social.coop, I'd like to ask if it would be possible to extend social.coop to other languages.
After living in the Oxford area for 3yrs, unfortunately I had to return to the Netherlands and now trying (to make the best of it and) to set up a Dutch language instance, e.g. nl.social.coop. I'm not sure how to do this, but maybe something with a proxy or DNS?
For the dutch speaking there is a interesting docu about the coop trend: http://www.uitzendinggemist.net/aflevering/430188/Vpro_Tegenlicht.html
Scripps - atmospheric CO2 level
current: 412 ppm
last: July 2018
safe_limit: 350 ppm
Mozilla - Introducing the Dweb
Recent links On Future Earth:
Big world on a small planet
The Next System Project
The Great Transition Initiative
It would be great if we can work together.
Not new (Jan, 2018, Davos), but something is very wrong.
Just 42 people own the same amount of wealth as the poorest 50 percent worldwide, a new study by global charity Oxfam claimed.