Het gezaghebbende Amerikaanse blad Time Magazine heeft de Nederlandse wetenschapper Guus Velders op de lijst met invloedrijkste personen van de wereld gezet.
@milan Hehe, that's understandable. I giggled a bit when I saw the picture myself The text above says: "If you're crashing without seat belt, you're heavier than you think", and that is the illustration.
Yep, this works.
Since my Tusky on Android doesn't seem to be able to search on a hashtag like #news I included it in this toot to be able to find and click on it. :-)
Twitter has users. Mainstream (Silicon Valley) tech and drug dealers are the only two groups to use that term to describe people. And they're both obsessed with manufacturing addiction and exploiting those people. Calling people users is a form of othering.
Let's do better.
Mastodon doesn't have users. Mastodon has people. Call them members if you must. But not users.
Twitter, Facebook, and Google have users. We have people.
Hi all! Hm, small introduction. Well, 53, IT nerd, former volunteer firefighter, author of some Linux books, married, 3 daughters and 2 bonus daughters, very proud of them all. Heavily into open source since 1997-ish. Questions? Ask!
@aral Someone's working on an ansible script that would allow one to deploy Mastodon with minimal manual labour just by providing a list of server IPs and some settings like domain name
IT nerd. Open source, Linux, LibrePlan, PostgreSQL, Python. Father of 5.
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