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I'm kind of proud on my reaction I gave to a mean comment ("Totally useless blog.") in . Here it is:

I actually do agree with what you say: things have changed a lot since 2016 and things are now (2021) different and often easier.

Still, I find you comment quite rude.

I'm happy for all the positive feedback I got on my content over the years, and I hope you will receive those kind of good feedback as well!



Ich meine, etwas in die Richtung gab es schon (ich kann es aber leider nicht benennen), aber das war viel zu wenig, auf jeden Fall!

Hashtags meta, eAutos 

Was ist das richtige #hashtag, wenn ich über mein #ElektroAuto reden will?

Die Hashtag-Vervollständigung sagt genau das, denn es wir 15-Mal pro woche genutzt.
#eAuto dagegen nur 1mal.

Wenn ich dann aber mal in die Tags reinschauen, sehe ich das #ElektroAuto _nur_ #heise-Bot-Artikel sind.
Mit #eAuto dagegen finde ich Toots von echten Menschen -> viel besser! Ich werde also vermehrt das nutzen.

#Elektromobilität #Fediverse #Hashtags

In der aktuellen Folge im "Von Herzen Vegan Podcast" spreche ich mit Katinka Ehret über ihren Weg aus dem veganen Weltschmerz und wie sie es geschafft hat, nicht im allgegenwärtigen Tierleid zu versinken.

#vegan #vystopie #podcast

Freenode observation; the glorious will of the people ☭ 

While the freenode thing really does suck in a lot of ways, I have seen a bright side to it. This situation basically ended up being a great example of why collective ownership is important, and one of the reasons I personally think FOSS might hold a good policy model for society somewhere inside of it.

Basically what we learned is that you can definitely say you own something and wave around the legal papers to prove it... But in the real world, the service is where the people are. Users, the people who provide value to IRC by making FOSS projects and chat servers, are ultimately the ones who owned the means of production... and they were ultimately able to stand their ground.

Freenode-- as an ownable piece of IP --is basically dead now, except for zombie chat rooms indignantly kept alive by Freenode staff. However, Freenode as a community basically rebuilt itself over night on Liberachat, and that's awesome. :flagAnCom:

Where are some places/communities you see CC licenses being used on software? (Other than Stack Overflow, which is the first one I think of.)

(Yes, boosts appreciated!)

Ad blocker: visually hides ads. Tracker scripts by ad companies still track you.

Tracker blocker (e.g., actually blocks trackers. Blocks ads as a side-effect as 99% of ads are trackers.

The former is like closing your eyes to make the wolf disappear.

Bitte denkt daran: Ende Mai schließt Alle Daten werden gelöscht werden.

Zieht eure Accounts rechtzeitig um!

Bayram mübarek olsun! Eid Mubarak!

Ich wünsche ein frohes !


"so oft wie möglich" könnte ja 0 sein?! *vorschlag* :-)

folks (Or: folks?), I just wondered if there are different kind of quote signs?!

Cause those are different use cases for quotes, right?!

- A direct quote like: the he told me to "get the heck out".
- putting something in quotes, like: after this "friendly" reminder, I left.

Question came up when I used

"And at least a third of the company’s employees" (->a quote from a text)
are leaving a "turned out to be evil" company (my words)

in the same toot (


Oh, you're very welcome! But I need to pass on those thanks to @silentium -> they gave me that info!


It's strangely worded, but I'm pretty sure (as in: that is how I could make sense of it) he said something like "white supremacy exists in this company (and this is bad!))" - and the didn't like to hear that!


Here is the root of #Basecamp’s problems: “Who's responsible for these changes? David and I are. Who made the changes? David and I did. These are our calls, and the outcomes and impacts land at our doorstep.” A thread: #coop #democracy 🧶


That was a good/informative read, thanks for sharing it.

...I had know that "Changes at Basecamp"-blog post, but not how it came to be and not about the aftermath.

And that "And at least a third of the company’s employees" (per definition some of the brightest minds worldwide - 'cause that is all hired, right? ) are leaving a "turnd out to be evil" company is a good sign, I think.

They have a word for Twitter on the fediverse.

They call it “hell site”.

It’s very apt.

@aral This whole debacle seems to me like a good argument for work-owned corporations, where dramtic changes can't be forced onto the employees.

Big changes in corporate culture is neccesary from time to time, but has to be the result of processes where the ones who will be affected can have a real say in the matter. Usually you end up with far better solutions and compromisses in the end when the employees also are owners, although it might take much longer to get there.


You can follow @PleaseCaption an it will just do that (-> remind you when you post an un-cpationed image)

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