Since I'm new here might as well ride the #introduction train.
Oh, get a focus? Just get a focus? Why don't I strap on my focus helmet and squeeze down into a focus cannon and fire off into focus land, where focuses grow on focusies?!
WOW. Yeah I've been on mastadon for like only five days now but I'm already flabbergasted at the world that should have been... https://www.w3.org/TR/activitypub/#Overview
Like literally how did we all agree to just NOT have interoperable social networks??? Looking at the activity pub docs makes it clear how ridiculously easy that would have been. You want my content? Just GET my outbox. Want to send me something? Just POST to my inbox. The server can be anything you want, just format your messages in this (VERY INTUITIVE!) way. It's so simple it's STUPID.
I'm very new to all of this, so I'll admit that there's a lot I don't know, but what is painfully obvious right now is how, yet again, the tendrils of Capitalism have fundamentally altered the STRUCTURE of the Internet to make it less open, less empowering and generally WORSE for most users. However, what's also becoming clear is that it does not have to be that way, and being here is in some small way, bringing about that better possible future.
Ok, here's my #FollowFriday suggestions for you:
@_astronoMay is serving up consistent goodness about space and astronomy.
@SkipSandwichDX shares general good vibes and gaming goodness.
@nova rolls hard with tech, code, and sysadmin geekery.
@Are0h is calling the Fediverse to be better.
@RiverEnodian Dives deep into gender with an anthropological bent.
@stux shares interesting thoughts and signal boosts a lot of interesting accounts.
@astrobiolena talks about astrology.
My partner and I got a new ride and we’ve got her all decked out and ready for car #camping this summer. Took her out last weekend and can’t wait to go again!
She needs a name though… any ideas?
My season ended early because of a knee injury and resulting surgery, I ABSOLUTELY CAN’T WAIT until next season #snowboarding
Mom. Fiancée. Lesbian. Trans. Nerd. Neurodivergent. Human. She/Her. Mostly gay stuff peppered with a little tech. 🏳️🌈
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