For the new folks on Mastodon, here are the various ways you can discover new people on here to talk to!

Please boost :)

Working on an intro article for Mastodon in light of the latest peak in signups

Does anyone have the exact specification as to which and who's statuses you're supposed to see on the federated timeline?

Heyyy, @purism is this even someone who works at your company in the photo?

>The Librem 5 is not Intel-based, it is based on an i.MX 8M chipset, so we don’t need coreboot nor the Management Engine. The chipset will be completely free software without any binaries whatsoever!

...I think they a word somewhere

I love how @purism has mention of Librem One on their website and it's a link to a news post by

oh and today was almost an hour of overtime...not paid

Cannot wrap my head around my partner feeling bad for leaving their current employer for another when they're stuck for at least 15 minutes past the end of their shift every day to pick up slack that other folks should be able to handle.

Like...they're clearly being taken advantage of, and they're not paying the overtime either.

Hey new mastodon users. A lot of us won't follow you back unless you have posted before and have an avatar. Otherwise you look like a bot.

So, if you're getting started try dropping an #introduction post in there first before you start clicking that "follow" button a bunch.

ARGH this was difficult, try to read the color of the letters in each word, not the word itself

I think it also helps me my constant need for structure.

I forgot how fun it is to write in org-mode :P

Does anyone know a good article that describes the benefits and drawbacks of decentralization in the context of technology, like social media and servers?

Would like a concrete article to link to and haven't written one myself. Please not from Medium.

Why should I go with Guix? (Because it's more free isn't a valid answer)

More and more I'm getting to realize the divide and conquer tactics that certain media outlets and political pundits employ and the more and more I wonder how folks 20 years older than me still fall victim to them.

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Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.