Ya know, I mostly abandoned Twitter (where I was active, possibly unhealthfully so) a few months back, and also disabled my "cross poster" (which only posted my Mastodon post to Twitter, not the other way around, because @Gargron said he preferred to avoid polluting the Fediverse with Twitter depravity, and I thought that was a fair point). I haven't regretted the transition.
@matt Flexibility. To set a view, maybe save it for a few days, and then trash it when the need ends. But you can easily toggle between saved searches and sorts without having to undo everything each time.
Imagine there existed a cooperative dedicated to bringing GNOME forward, and its members worked full time on polishing the ecosystem.
If the designers and engineers announced their projects, and a communication team kept you posted of progress.
Would you throw money at it? And how would you contribute?
🔄 boosts welcome
@mpmilestogo Have a restful break but I'm another fan who looks forward to your return! But recharge!
@InBabel I hear what you're saying but I think, on some level, many/some people there get it's all rage and anger and get something out of that.
@jakelacaze I once read something along the lines of writing through the 10,000 words of garbage to get to the good stuff, so I now look at the struggle as getting me that much closer to the reward
good post about how nerd communities' mass-adoption of the closed and proprietary Discord platform will inevitably lead to the long-term loss of (or loss of access to) mountains of special-interest group knowledge and community history
"TLDR; It is not a very future-proof way of knowledge-building & archiving at all."
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