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/me starts looking around for a ticket about a nice user facing tool to run personal exports/backups of content/preferences/following data.

Something that exists can always be improved. And allows multiple people to do the improving.

Something that is held only in your mind is fragile and cannot be supported by anyone but yourself.

Mastodon
where you will learn French, Japanese and at least three programming languages through osmosis

It is very hard for a lot of people to figure out the same thing.

Realizing that, while it is fun to play with my own instance, I’d rather settle in to an account on a well managed server.

For now.

Ok, enough naval gazing, time to broaden the horizon.

Anyone build an sms to mastodon bridge yet? I think I'd love to hack on and go back to sms days.

I'm co-producing an #opendata event at MIT this month called "Our World, Our Data" with my non-profit Safecast. If you are around, you should join! media.mit.edu/events/our-world

And, we're live with 5 minutes to spare before the airline doors close. I'll have to finish up later.

Today my laptop is actually a laptop. No room at the table.

Looking forward to better discovery of a local where I "belong"

New thing. Take it of box. This is cool. Looks at it. Imma go play outside now.

mastodon.cloud

Generalistic and moderated instance.