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My Mastodon client for #Linux, #Tootle, needs a new icon! Please see the link below if you wish to contribute:
github.com/bleakgrey/tootle/is

Boosts appreciated ☺️
#foss

' looks very like the work of 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.' davidgerard.co.uk/blockchain/2

'Grant for the Web is founded on the belief that a healthy needs openness and opportunity, and that it cannot be built on the backs of individuals’ and .' grantfortheweb.org/

Let's say it all together now:

A fingerprint is a username, not a password

You can now search for #Hashtags with #mastoview and choosing if you want to get only results from one instance or its federated results.

mastovue.glitch.me/

#mastodon #search #tools #mastovue

This morning at a yard sale I met an older woman clearing out her home, with her daughter and granddaughter helping.

We talked about her Chilean father working for a copper company and she passed on to me three little pieces he had given her, handmade. Her daughter laughed about being made to polish them as as a kid.

Life is short. Things outlive us.

#smallstories

A new paper I worked on describes how Discord moderators build innovative solutions to scaling problems with tools from their past experience w/ Reddit as guides & templates. The work was led by Charlie Kiene w/ Aaron Jiang. mako.cc/copyrighteous/how-disc

Friendly reminder: this isn't Twitter.

If you're mad about something? Use a content warning.

If you want to write a long post? Use a content warning.

Don't share screenshots of toots that make you mad, and don't follow people that make you mad.

You've left the swirling fire vortex of rage birdsite created to keep investors and advertisers happy. Live free! Live well 👍

#MastoTip: After you post something with some specific hashtag, take a moment to see who else has posted under that tag previously.

Maybe there's not much. Maybe there is. Pleasant suprise is pleasant.

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RChain - a building a platform and coordination technologies that address the world's greatest problems rchain.coop/

i just faced a guy in smash bros whose name was a URL and when i went to the URL it was.... his linkedin account.

i feel like this is a cryptid

‘We can be multiple , over multiple channels, even at the same time. There are so many ways to exist that we don’t have to be ourselves anymore at all.’ qz.com/1581443/the-philosophy-

'Instead of creating new social networks with their own economic system, , , etc. you can directly use the already existing platforms just by installing a simple that adds a (tippin.me) button.' link.medium.com/bQjLY7W6oV

Three protocols and a future of the decentralized internet

"software developers should not be afraid to mix, match, and layer protocols. There is no rule that says you can't do this, yet I've noticed people picking one protocol and sticking to it out of some kind of loyalty. When really, as a developer, your loyalty should be to your values of an open, decentralized internet, whatever those are"

blog.datproject.org/2019/03/22

Sometimes, loneliness has a habit of following you everywhere, even amongst large groups of people.
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social.coop

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