@garfiald dis u?
#introductions Hey. I'm Cassidy (he/him). I'm just checking this place out. I like FOSS and technology so I thought it might be fitting. I also like nature, hiking, backpacking, and climbing.
The fediverse is a public forum.
Your posts are only as secure as the admins of every instance that your home server federates with, in terms of private and followers-only messages.
If you're going to talk about sensitive information, keep it to Signal or other secure 1-on-1 channels.
Assume that everything you post to the fediverse, is being scooped up by multiple gov agencies around the world.
The Milan scrape was only notable because they made their findings public.
If a university scraping feeds did it, it's safe to assume other, bigger organizations have been doing it for much longer.
@poperigby Pay talented people a fair price for their work. Respect that employees have families and need time away. If you give someone a "lead" title or expect them to manage something/someone actually grant them the authority to lead/manage.
Just a few examples this morning. Had a hundred others last night when I wrote the first toot.
The more I read and study, and the more experience I gain working with various communities, the more I realize I harbor several ideals that aren't shared by others in my position.
It's eye opening and frustrating at the same time.
Common sense isn't common, y'all.
Things that feel like obvious, empathetic, I-care-for-those-around-me are seen as alien standards to which others struggle to relate.
@firescotch twitter is the hellsite that everybody hates, but the things that make it so shitty are the ones the influencers rely on, so they just want an exact drop-in replacement
Hey. I'm PopeRigby (he/him). I like FOSS and technology. I also like nature, hiking, backpacking, and climbing.
Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.