I've now been on Mastodon for a week, and this is my 51st toot, compared to 251 notices on my own #GNUsocial instance which I spun up in March 2017. A few months back, I asked how #Mastodon had become The #Fediverse when GNUsocial (and its ancestors) had been around for years... I get it now: it's about the experience and significantly lower barrier to adoption. I think I'm gonna shut down both my GNUsocial instances soon.
Oh yah. #coffee
For the holidays, you could say thank you to some of the people who write free software you use, especially software that isn't hugely popular.
Those of us who write little-known software may go for months without hearing from a user, and it can be a little de-motivating.
Hearing from someone who actually uses one's software gives an energising jolt that can carry one through several weeks of darkness and cold and wet.
No matter how successful ApplePay and GooglePay will be in Germany, you will always need cash. 1€. For the shopping cart in the supermarket. #LifeProTip
Now in to watch Aquaman - 143 minutes! Hope I don't fall asleep... #Duffer
Wrote up some notes on how I worked around the problem of @dropbox dropping non-ext4 support on #linux .Quick and straightforward. Took a few minutes to setup.
Thanks to @Wimpress for the inspiration. https://popey.com/blog/posts/fixing-broken-dropbox-sync-support.html
@thelovebug I would be surprised if the ERG chaps proposed the vote of no confidence having secured the 48 letters without some degree of confidence they would prevail in the resulting vote.
Oh wait hang on...
However, after the last two years, nothing would surprise me with this shower of self interested, selfish, arrogant bastards.
I'm not big on politics and honestly I can't see myself voting for any party ever again (apart from Green possibly or spoiling my ballot) .
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