An article about cycling campaigning, but also an excellent general article about inclusivity and understanding privilege. As a 'Default Man' myself it's certainly made me think: On inclusivity in cycling, privilege and knowing when to shut up and listen
- https://raretrack.uk/2018/08/257/ -
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We've had quite the influx of new users on Mastodon recently. Welcome to you all! Here are some links that you might like to explore if you're new here, or if just want to know more about how Mastodon works.
1. Resources for Mastodon newbies:
2. An Increasingly Less-Brief Guide to Mastodon:
3. Mastodon User's Guide
4. How does Mastodon work?
#WhyIStayOnMastodon I hope that in the coming years the advantages of small communities will be recognized. The Fediverse is for me like a small collection of many exciting pubs where like-minded people come together. Such places have the potential to create subcultures, create their own language, own jokes etc.
To refer to my previous mail: Communities like the Restrealität (oldschool community for Berlin techno lovers) are exactly those subcultures I would like to see here.
This is my first post with mastodon auto share
A couple of people from various instances have mentioned that #Mastodon is confusing at first. So I decided to write a comprehensive guide on how to get started with Mastodon.
Hopefully this helps new users to Mastodon. Please do Boost if you feel it could be useful to others.
UB40’s debut album – Signing Off – was the 1st I bought with my own money (Xmas 1980). Just listened again – as fresh and radical as ever. They never reached those heights of perfection again 🎵
Today seems to be a techie woes day. My Lightoom > Koken Publish Collection plugin has stopped working properly, about to give up on it!
Goodness me, I am miffed with Microsoft. The recent Windows 10 update reset all my privacy settings, customisations and firewall rules – without any notice of intent to do so. And it reinstalled all the crapware tile apps I’d studiously removed previously. I am seriously irked!
Test post to see if this appears on my new Micro.blog page at https://micro.blog/raretrack: https://stream.raretrack.uk/2017/test-post-to-see-if-this-appears-on-my-new
Nakamoto wanted to create a system for #payments that would circumvent governments, bankers, and corporations. Instead, Bitcoin is now a get-rich-quick scheme that retains none of the exciting, anarchist features it proposed and has created a secondary #economy with financial shenanigans that mirror the ones that led to the global financial crisis."
Old article, but what memories! 1x1gifs, SSI, - I did them all :) "Only 90s Web Developers Remember This" https://zachholman.com/posts/only-90s-developers: https://raretrack.uk/2017/old-article-but-what-memories-1x1gifs-ssi-nbsp---i
Just finished migrating my mail, calendar and contacts over to @FastMail All working well (touch wood!) and via #CalDav and #CardDav syncing nicely with my Android phone :): https://raretrack.uk/2017/just-finished-migrating-my-mail-calendar-and-contacts-over-to
I loved the #HauntedHouse board game as a boy - great fun when the ball went down the chimney and rolled down the stairs :) #1970s https://cobwebbedroom.blogspot.co.uk/2010/11/denys-fisher-haunted-house-board-game.html: https://raretrack.uk/2017/i-loved-the-hauntedhouse-board-game-as-a-boy
The new push notifications in mobile web for Mastodon 2.0 are reallllllly good, indistinguishable from a native app now. I just pinned my mastodon server to my home screen and I no longer have any need for a dedicated app.
social.coop is a a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]