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Ohai Trötlons :sparkles_blue:

Ich wollte mich kurz halten, aber dann ist es lang geworden.

Eine mittelmäßige und halbherzige Fast-Anleitung zur Verwendung von CWs, auf Deutsch, hier, zum damit tun was ihr wollt:

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So, jetzt aber, endlich endlich:

Das Nichtbinär-Wiki ist Wikia entkommen und existiert nun so ganz für sich selbst auf

Streut den Link doch bitte in alle Richtungen, ja?

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Hi everyone, since the same issues come up again and again and are keeping people from using this site, I started a wiki page on Mastodon stuff!

Please go and improve it, and share it with anyone who might need it!

It is supposed to help use Mastodon right now, by explaining useful features that Mastodon already has and showing workarounds for features it lacks. It's not meant to imply that improvements to Mastodon itself can't or shouldn't be made :thumbsup_paw:

Ah wait I think I know part of that answer, the answer is always "read some logs", right. Anyway I think "don't do computer things before breakfast" is a rule, sooooo.

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Uuuh, I know I said I'd take my instance down, but that wasn't me doing it on purpose. How do I even figure out what is wrong with it?

Hey #35c3, I've been thinking.

#Thread on why we need queer feminist hackerspaces. ⤵️

#feminism #hackerspaces #PTSD #RapeCulture

Hello! In case any of my :janiawoo: friends want to follow me over on, is now on's allowlist, so that should be possible. :battery_full: :purple_sparkling_heart:

There are a lot of tech folks who would rather be solving pressing real world problems instead of helping techbros and VCs get richer. I'd love to be a part of facilitating that exodus. #thinkingoutloud #latestagecapitalism

Hello cybrespace! In case you miss me: I am mostly over on right now, because that is my own instance and it is new and exciting. I don't think I'll have it forever, I will probably destroy it one way or another! But for now, that's the cat tree I'm sleeping on.

Fun fact: Comic Sans is the recommended font for English as a second language teachers in Japan because it's relatively unstylized

LB: Comic Sans, despite all the tired jokey pisstaking on That Internet, is actually a really bloody useful font in a learning environment

*especially* around dyslexic younger folks bc it's incredibly easy to read/distinguish between characters and is one of the recommended typefaces by the BDA as a result

there are others of course (I prefer Calibri) but it has it's uses!

slight subtoot, thoughts abt pronouns in bio, trans safety concerns 

✅ "please put pronouns in your bio if you can"
❎ "if you don't put pronouns in your bio you're [bad | transphobic | a cop]"

encourage pronouns in bios, but don't shame people for not having them, particularly for the safety of closeted trans folk

I love windows convertible tablets that have the default orientation as portrait because it means you don't just get blue screen of death, you get SIDEWAYS blue screen of death

Paid work offer: Looking for someone to (a) convert old Scrivener files for a novel to a modern version and (b) finish applying the line edits to the new source file. Hit me up with portfolio and rates. Boosts appreciated.

... the more I read about #ActivityPub the more I want to switch everything to it. xD Besides Plume, are there any other blog engines out there that support it?

*walks ever closer to the camera, then proceeds to headbuff it and purr into the mic*

Over on Dreamwidth, Siderea is hosting an amazing this-day-in-1918 recap of news coverage of the 1918 influenza epidemic.

CW for death, illness, and one photo of a modern-day needle. Scroll to the bottom to get to the start.

urghl ~.~ got to the part of installing mastodon where i get WE! ARE THE CRYSTAL GEMS! earworms

47 minutes until food time, and Baby the Cat has been sitting in front of her plate expectantly for a while already.

Btw, I was serious about fundraising. I've never really done it successfully, so any pointers about how to do that for small-medium sized projects is appreciated.

I'm also considering paying for some coaching, so if you have professiinal (but affordable) contacts, please let me know. Thanks!

Is there someone here living in Malmö or Lund ? In Sweden ? I have some basic questions and I need someone who knows these places. Boost appreciated :)

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the mastodon instance at is retired

see the end-of-life plan for details: