OK, that's weird - @mastodon thinks I've been away since July 30 2018, and just sent me an email with all the "interactions I've missed" ?? New feature trying to catch up or ??
As we head into the season, take time to look at The Joy of Missing Out #JOMO https://blog.trello.com/jomo-flow-how-to-power-down
You know, while I'm on the subject of moderation, if you come to a place where one of the draws is "the moderators are human beings and not faceless representatives of a corporate monolith" and then you keep treating the moderators like faceless representatives of a corporate monolith, you're probably part of the problem, not the solution.
this is my favorite picture that I've taken in a while. it's a colony of hydroid (invertebrate animals) that use their tentacles to stun prey and pull it into their mouths. this species is called the pink hearted hydroid. plz always send me weird ocean things. weird shit from the ocean is my life blood.
New to Mastodon? Here are four intro guides to help you understand how everything works here. Show more
We've had quite the influx of new users on Mastodon recently. Welcome to you all! Here are some links that you might like to explore if you're new here, or if just want to know more about how Mastodon works.
1. Resources for Mastodon newbies:
2. An Increasingly Less-Brief Guide to Mastodon:
3. Mastodon User's Guide
4. How does Mastodon work?
A few of you have asked, so:
It's a long way to go, but I think I found a way to more or less verify my actual identity, here at mastodon.cloud, by using my verified Facebook account to verify myself, here.
"To help some of the newcomers make connections: name 5-7 things that interest you but aren't in your profile, as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same."
Using UNIX since PWB (go look it up!) infosec, scalable sysadmin, IPv6 fan, collaborative management - I remember the ARPANET. It was a nice place.
Generalistic and moderated instance.