Slack is the Big Box store of the internet. As Slack communities rise, small communities on IRC and mailing lists die. And so we all say "well, they have a slack, so I'll just talk to them there." ... "Well, Wal-mart probably has both things, so I'll just go there instead of two stores downtown"
This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!