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Hvis du er startet ud på én Mastodon eller Fedivers server, og du af en eller anden grund hellere vil et andet sted hen - måske fordi du har fundet en server med folk du bedre kan lide, folk med samme interesser, eller bedre moderation - kan du flytte indholdet fra din konto over relativt nemt.

@tbhdk har været så flink at lave en nem og brugbar guide der ligger lige her
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Tak Thomas🥰

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The finance sector doesn't make things. It doesn't grow food. It doesn't teach your kids. It doesn't heal your injuries. It doesn't house you. It doesn't clothe you. Finance for its own sake makes nothing - except money. Our future survival depends on radical, mass-scale material production. So long as the finance sector is running the show, all we'll get is a casino.

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A reminder that Mastodon and the Fediverse do NOT use cryptocurrency, blockchains, NFTs, tokens, coins, mining, web3 or anything like that.

Masto and the Fedi run on traditional servers and use a sustainable network federation model somewhat similar to e-mail (that's why Fediverse addresses look similar to e-mail addresses).

Also a reminder there are no venture capital firms or other investors either. No one owns the network, each server is independent. Masto and Fedi server running costs are paid by their owners, sometimes with donations from users.

No one is getting rich from the Fediverse, it is all volunteers with some getting donations and a few getting modest grants from foundations. Please remember this when you interact with admins or developers.

(There might be some individual users who post about cryptocurrency/blockchain, but the infrastructure this place runs on doesn't use it at all.)

Tl:dr - Decentralisation does NOT mean cryptocurrency/blockchain

#Fediverse

Developing Mastodon, I strive to use terminology that is familiar to as many people as possible so as to not put up unnecessary barriers in understanding. For this reason I am happy that we went away from calling posts "toots". It has always been a point of friction for people. Not that I dislike branding, quite the opposite, but in my experience receiving feedback over half a decade, it had a negative effect on the platform for little benefit.


Næste søndag eftermiddag drikke god kaffe hygge/ @cryptohagen
- Søndag d. 29. Maj kl. 13-17. Cafe Mellemrummet
- Kom ned og sig 'hej' og medbring gerne godt humør

- Meget mere info: cryptohagen.dk/
(+ english version)

What is it that's so good about that makes tech communities move there? Why not stick with open standards like or even (for us elderly folks).

I find that it just adds to the fragmentation because now we all have to log in to yet another (!) platform to stay connected to that part of our sphere of interest. And honestly, I forget to, so I miss out on some otherwise interesting conversations.

SUPER fedt at de ivrige blockchain-entusiaster har formået at associere decentralisering og data-suverænitet med resourcefråds og klimaforagt.

Lad os lige huske at miljømæssig bæredygtighed og digital decentalisering ikke er modstridende mål, men faktisk enormt overlappende.

Out taking a walk for the first time this week after being ill. I decided to find some water to walk by, it always does wonders for my mind.

"The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair."

Douglas Adams

Reminder why Forums are great and Discord sucks.

Googled something I needed today and where did it lead me? To a post on my own forum 😅 with the exact fix.

Search engines don't get Discord but they do get Forums.

Put guides on Forums pleeeeaaase.


Pas på når du deler links til små hjemmesider.

Mastodon har en preview feature som desværre er ret uhensigtsmæssig. Når man skriver et toot med et link til en hjemmeside vil alle Mastodon instanser ens egen fødererer med besøge hjemmesiden for at lave et pænt preview. Det betyder desværre at hjemmesiden kan blive ramt af hundredevis af forespørgsler på samme tid hvilket kan sætte små hjemmesider i knæ.

This is my last post that will be crossposted from the fediverse to Twitter. There are folks here with legitimate reasons to not want their posts forwarded to that hellhole and I want to be able to boost their thoughts while respecting their wishes and safety.

I was crossposting to raise awareness about the fediverse. Chances are, if you’re not interested yet, you won’t be.

You can keep following me at mastodon.ar.al/@aral and learn more about the fediverse at fediverse.info

Upgrading my home firewall from v21.7 -> 22.1. Fingers crossed I still have internet afterwards!

Hello world!

Reminder: if, like me, you just arrived here from twitter, then nobody knows who you are. And if you don't put something in your profile, it makes it really hard to reconnect with you (even if it's just "I'm on twitter as @cstross)!

If you're currently on a massive server like mastodon.social, you might want to consider moving your account to a smaller server.

You can keep your followers when you change servers, here's how to do it: mstdn.social/@feditips/1079394

You can find reliable servers at joinmastodon.org/communities (all the servers listed there agree to the covenant at joinmastodon.org/covenant). Try to pick one with fewer people.

There are lots of good things about smaller servers:

-Better moderation, because there are more staff per member.

-Smaller servers tend to have more personality, with a village feel.

-The local timeline on smaller servers is much more readable.

-Smaller servers protect the Fediverse as a whole from being taken over, because lots of smaller servers are harder to buy than a few big servers.

-It's easier to make a difference on smaller servers. It's easier to discuss things with the admin and other members.

#FediTips #MastoTips #Fediverse #Mastodon

How can I improve the fediverse.info people directory?

I have a few ideas:

- Allow registration via statuses that contain hashtag topics so you don't need to pollute your bio

- User avatars (held off on this as it would require moderation)

- Topic intersection (group results by multiple topics)

- Filter by instance/domain

- Use localStorage to keep track of profiles you seen to show fresher results

Any more? Boosts appreciated! #fediverseInfo #activitypub

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