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been getting a lot of follow request emails lately so I just wanted to clarify: I am no longer on mastodon. i will not be returning to mastodon. check out and maybe you'll see me around somewhere o/

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howdy! i'm cori. i'm a web developer and general front end person by day, and by night i'm a fake gamer girl who loves indie games and listening to music.

i also make weird jokes and terrible meme-adjacent content

been getting a lot of follow request emails lately so I just wanted to clarify: I am no longer on mastodon. i will not be returning to mastodon. check out and maybe you'll see me around somewhere o/

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I finished my stint as a Mozilla Fellow and now I'm relaunching my Patreon with a focus on, well, fixing social media.

This means I'm going to continue my concerted work trying to make the fediverse a better place, in the form of best practice guides for running instances, external advocacy, and technical tutorials and training so that more people can contribute software to the fediverse at large.

You can read a partial summary of my work so far at my new Patreon page!

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lol at twitter calling itself a social "network"

it's only got one instance

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So yeah that's 4 random games from itch. I think I came to all of them via word of mouth from here or birdsite, I can't even remember via who at this point. I love the idea of doing writeups like this on the reg but we'll see if I have the energy for it.
Definitely please dig around on itch for things that interest you, it's the only way to save ourselves from a world where everyone only ever talks about the same five huge games that each cost 9 trillion dollars to make.

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*minecraft steve voice* aw dang i left my bucket in hell

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cold take, banning discourse, nazis 

if the current discourse over banning were about almost anything other than nazis i could understand people being upset about it

but it's not

we're just banning nazis
the overwhelming consensus is nazis are bad
this is not up for debate

i literally don't see what's so difficult to understand about this

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Pixelfed Labs will be establishing working groups to tackle a wide range of issues and topics related to pixelfed and social media.

The first batch of groups will be:
- Abuse Prevention
- Accessibility
- Privacy
- Youth Safety
- Dark Pattern Prevention
- Security

We will need your help. You will have a chance to shape pixelfed's future and make it more inclusive and safe for everyone.

For more info, follow @PixelfedLabs

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LOL, the job just put me onto Bob Ross Ipsum.

Ha, I'm so working with the right people.

or alternatively, a Wes Anderson movie so if I say something weird it's actually Quirky and a Style Choice

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sometimes I pretend I'm in an A24 movie so all the weird awkward stuff in my life seems like an artistic statement scored with indie rock

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For Fediverse admins, recommended block/mute 

This PeerTube instance - used by a single user - hosts violent/killing/illegal videos there: libre[.]tube

I've been contacted by a German canton's police to take one video down on my instance as it was a murder of a young woman.
A quick search of the owner's username reveals he's been already banned from many video platforms for the extreme and conspiracy content.

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"Software below the poverty line" by André Staltz

This is a pretty eye-opening and damning piece. There's so much money sloshing around in our industry, but not a lot of it is going to our open-source commons.

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kinda want a 30 minute synth jam that's just the first 5 seconds of the original Reading Rainbow theme extended into some kind of grand minimalist arpeggiator masterwork

I don't... hate this? If moz can get enough revenue from this and can stop getting money from search engines and ads, I'll be happy

birdsite link, implied pol, gameing 

EXTREMELY good take by on twitter

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turn an idea into a real thing and then convert that real thing back into an idea

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the mastodon instance at is retired

see the end-of-life plan for details: