Christopher Kruse @ballpointcarrot@social.ballpointcarrot.net

#introductions Show more

IMO, Mastodon.social signups should stay closed. I like Gargron's idea of promoting stable/trusted instances instead of consolidating users on a single primary instance.

It spreads out the burden of maintaining a large user base, and acclimates new people to the concept of federation.

LET"S MAKE MASTADON WHOLESOME AND AUTHENTIC INSTEAD OF EDGY AND IRONIC

RETOOT IF YOU'RE WITH ME

"Deep web" vs "dark web" Show more

lament, don't @ me Show more

On a related note: Dear white people, you are ordering fast food from a McDonald's in Midwestern America; the answer to your question of, "is that spicy?" is and always will be fucking no.

In french we don't say "I'm a huge fan", we say "Je suis un gros ventilateur" and I think it's beautiful.

Hey, my current gig is going to be ending in the next few weeks.

I do web and ops automation, specifically, django, python in general, and saltstack.

Short term is fine.

Boosts appreciated!

Man, the haze in Seattle from the wildfires is real bad today.

Big Data is like teenage sex:

- Everyone talks about it.
- Nobody really knows how to do it.
- Everyone thinks everyone else is doing it.
- So everyone claims they're doing it.

#tech #programming

You spin me right round, baby
Right round like a record, baby
Right round round round
You spin me right round, baby
Right round like a record, baby
Right round round round

| ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄|
| CRYPTO |
| MEANS |
| CRYPTOGRAPHY |
|__________|
(\__/) ||
(•ㅅ•) ||
/   づ

Analysis paralysis Show more

someone give Nicholas Serv his presidential medal of freedom for tirelessly ensuring the identity of all IRC users

We now return you to your regularly scheduled shitposting.

There's an amazing number of #ActivityPub #alternatives now available or under development:

Twitter -> @Mastodon and #Pleroma

Instagram -> @pixelfed and @anfora

YouTube -> #PeerTube ( @Chocobozzz )

Soundcloud -> @funkwhale

MeetUp -> @GetTogetherComm

Medium -> #Plume ( @BaptisteGelez )

Reddit -> @prismo and Anancus ( @tuxether )

LinkedIn -> @cloutstream

Google Calendar -> @calendar_social

Anything missing from the list? What else is needed?

#Federation #Fediverse

Now you know what I need the USB ports for in the bus