#Mastodon is a network that you get out what you put into it.
I have a few friends who have made accounts but have put little effort in finding people or posting interesting things. They now see mastodon as something "not for [them]" when in fact, they just haven't put into the network therefore they haven't gotten anything of worth from it.
How would opening up Facebook change the internet?
Incl. a quote from yours truly
'Understanding consciousness has become increasingly important for researchers seeking to communicate with locked-in patients, determine whether #ArtificialIntelligence systems can become conscious, or explore whether animals experience consciousness the way humans do.' https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/10/outlandish-competition-seeks-brain-s-source-consciousness
Machines beat humans on a reading test. But do they understand? https://www.quantamagazine.org/machines-beat-humans-on-a-reading-test-but-do-they-understand-20191017/
#1yrago Facebook lied: its in-home "Portal" cameras will collect your data https://boingboing.net/2018/10/17/releasing-on-time.html
4 reasons why #Facebook should abandon #Libra https://www.fool.com/investing/2019/10/14/4-reasons-facebook-should-abandon-libra.aspx
#Capitalism after Satoshi - exploring the long-run economic structure and economic #policy consequences of wide-spread #Blockchain adoption https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/JEPP-03-2019-0012/full/html
'I actually wouldn't be surprised if we end up having similar engagements like this on other socially important things that we're trying to move, like our big push to get towards more #encryption across our messaging #apps' Mark Zuckerberg https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/bill-barr-facebook-letter-halt-encryption
Democratic and sovereign organizations https://democracy.earth/
'#Libra looks very like the work of #Bitcoin people locked in a room with too many resources and an unlimited supply of tech-bro supremacist arrogance. This is how a smart person becomes a stupid person, but ten times faster.' https://davidgerard.co.uk/blockchain/2019/09/12/france-shuns-facebooks-libra-how-was-libra-stupid-enough-to-end-up-here/
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