@randynose Hopefully not you? https://jalopnik.com/an-infamous-low-bridge-in-pennsylvania-just-destroyed-t-1847645318
Watch your head out there.
re: LAPD/social media collection
Q: Do you have a twitter account?
A: Well, uh, kind of, but like it's not really twitter, but it's kinda like twitter, but like, everyone can have their own server, if they want, or you can join one - there's lots of choices and you can find one that suits your interests (there are a lot of them), or even have multiple accounts for different things, and instead of "tweets" they're called "toots" and boosts instead of... well, a server is just a computer on the internet that sits and waits for requests from other computers, and that's the great thing about federated...
OK OK OK move it along nerd we don't have time for this...
I'm heading to the Portland Maine area next month. Anything geeky that I shouldn't miss while there? (Planning on the cog railway trip on Mt Washington as a day trip)
I keep seeing open source projects saying "join the conversation" on discord or "stay up to date" with a link to twitter or a facebook group.
Have we really failed on messaging so hard that no one understands the cognitive dissonance at play here?
Or is it really just that Matrix is that bad, and the fediverse is that obscure?
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