#WhyAreYouHere i was burned out by the birdsite and abandoned my account there a couple of years ago.
when i found out about mastodon i joined up with .social and read a lot more about what federation was and how it works. i thought it was a great way to have a birdsite alternative without any corporate bs. now it feels so much more than that
i've always tinkered around with my own blogs and servers, it seemed only natural to start my own instance, and here we are!
hopefully years more of it
yeah... but i'm not a real hacker
*writes a personal information management system with cobbled together shell scripts*
i don't really know what i'm doing and
*assembles electronics out of junk parts on kitchen table*
besides, anyone could do this, i just followed some tutorials i found online
*creates art and music using esoteric properties of particular types of old tech*
it's nothing special.
and we're back! auspol.cafe is now on v3.1.0
that, and, the pedestrian really reminded me of the witness
on the other hand though, i'm on book 9 of the wheel of time series and what tv could be better than this
"The Internet of Beefs" by Venkatesh Rao https://www.ribbonfarm.com/2020/01/16/the-internet-of-beefs/
Despite the irreverent tone, this is a pretty good breakdown of how social media fights work.
australian software developer with a penchant for politics. i'm a teapot
auspol.cafe - part of the Mastodon social network - Australian Politics - Watch out for spills!