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Hi Fediverse 👋

let me sum up the situation around #switchingsocial

Around September 20th, the original (anonymous) author of shut down its website and all related Social Media accounts, including mastodon 🤔

This info reached me (@tobias ) the next day via my German version @swisode .

As there hasn't been any sign of life since then, I restored the website and created this new account. Right now I'm out of spare time to work on it, but that'll change in a few weeks 🙂 boosted

: The blog of medic Mikka Luster (@mikka) – a diary about travel, medicine, technology, and whatever else comes to his mind. Fascinating thoughts from a fascinating individual.

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You may see a "deceptive site" warning when navigating to right now. We've removed the problematic page and notified Google, so hopefully this should go away soon.

In the meantime, you can click "Details" and "visit this unsafe site" in Chrome (or "ignore the risk" in Firefox). boosted

: A World of Writers (@erinlassoff) – a collection of reviews of literary works by underrepresented people from around the world. Illuminating for bringing attention to compelling reads that would otherwise be overlooked:

Previous posts:

Our writing submission tool,, is now in open beta! And we're looking for your feedback.

If you want to try it out and tell us what you think, just let us know!

More details on the forum:

There's also @qwazix talking about our latest experiment, Pherephone -- and what it was like to implement ActivityPub for the first time.

"I don't know what I'm talking about"

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Looks like the videos from are up now! Check them out on Peertube: @apconf

Included is my talk (@matt) about how we're building and our other projects.

"Federated Blogging with WriteFreely" boosted

: the devlog for Carrot Cake Studio (@follow). The detail @ldurrant goes into about each game design decision gives you a deeper appreciation for the craft, and the in-game screenshots alone are worth a look!

We would love to know more about how you use / . Let us know (and get a sneak peek at our upcoming submission manager) via! boosted

: Poseur to Composer (@poseur-to-composer) – A daily blog about a man's quest to read and play music.

Not only for those who want to learn music, but also for those who want to see what documenting their learning process can look like.

Want another way for readers to keep up with your blog? Let them subscribe to updates with good, old-fashioned email! Here's how to get started. boosted boosted

: One Less App / @one-less-app, a collection of capsule biographies for each app removed from the author's phone – what the app is, what value it gave, and why it was removed. Simple yet intriguing, this blog is a unique take on digital minimalism. boosted

In Prague this week for ! Looking forward to talking about and other projects the @write_as team is working on. boosted

My continued work on #Mastodon is possible thanks to these generous patrons: boosted boosted boosted

I want to make a positive announcement. Since July I have been working as a contractor on the @write_as desktop app! It’s a small contract with a budding company, so it doesn’t pay rent yet, but it’s income.

Any contributions or pointers while I’m looking for more work would be greatly appreciated. boosted boosted
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