It was just yesterday that I taught a fellow doctor the basics of #birdsite. If only I knew. Ha ha.
I've made a deliberate choice against a quoting feature because it inevitably adds toxicity to people's behaviours. You are tempted to quote when you should be replying, and so you speak at your audience instead of with the person you are talking to. It becomes performative. Even when doing it for "good" like ridiculing awful comments, you are giving awful comments more eyeballs that way. No quote toots. Thank's
For those who are #NewHere, I'd like share another aspect of #mastodon that brought many of us here much before the current wave. Mastodon is Free Software (sometimes called as Open Source or Free and Open Source Software). It means anyone is Free to use, study, modify and share the software. This means we are not dependent on any single entity (person, company, country...) and we can be self-reliant.
വ്യക്തികൾക്ക് ഒന്നും ചെയ്യാൻ പറ്റൂലെന്ന് വിലപിച്ചു കൊണ്ട് പാത്രത്തിൽ വിളമ്പിത്തരാൻ കാത്തിരിക്കുന്നവൎക്ക് വായിച്ചു നോക്കാന്. ഒരു വ്യക്തി, ഭൂരിപക്ഷത്തിന്റെ സഹായമില്ലാതെ, വരുത്തിയ മാറ്റം: https://www.mathrubhumi.com/social/social-issues/regulation-of-mobile-phones-in-a-college-hostel-is-a-fundamental-violation-1.4133686
Are there limits to what anarchic systems can do? Can an anarchic system organize an offline conference?
Your Life Problems are Really Learning Challenges in Disguise | Scott H Young
Why "Regulations" Are Often Not Helpful Solutions
A long read on why Facebook's monopoly is harmful
Sruthi is on her way to becoming first woman Debian Developer from India.
Internet is a basic human right. And look at what is indeed possible with the right attitude.
Super cool attack. I definitely could have fallen victim (even though I type URLs manually most times)
How will you escape Super Phishing Attack ? – Anoop Krishnan – Medium
Doesn’t matter how much aware you’re, anyone can fall victim to this “Almost Impossible to Detect” Phishing Attack.
"National security" is the new "Ram rajya"
Free Manipur journalist now!
Kishorechandra Wangkhem’s arrest is arbitrary, illegal
Mozilla India Laundry List
Response to "The Plastic Straw Dilemma" by NAS Daily