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Advice to anyone on Mastodon who's new.

Let me say this if you are on here because you think you're going to somehow convince your friends to migrate here or you think you will be an influencer like over there, I got news for you, prepare to be disappointed.

If you're willing to have patience though, try communicating with some of the people on the local and fed. timelines. Even the simplest thing like a compliment will mean a lot to someone and who knows you might make new friends.

Rhinos have no natural predators, Hyena may find opportunity to attack Rhino's calf, which is very rare, the only predators are human beings thanks to their horns.

#Illustrations #Freebies
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PeerTube is already great but to make it even better with global search, moderation improvements, plugins and playlists and live streaming donate for the new v3.


Note: our tiny not-for-profit can afford to spin up new servers like this thanks to by @OpenTechFund and Greenhost.

OTF and are both under threat by the Trump administration.

See how you can help:

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Please welcome, Sr. Performance Architect at Netflix!

He'll be joining us on Sept 4 to discuss 'Linux Systems Performance'. If you're not a performance or kernel engineer, this talk is aimed at YOU!

#techevent #event #conference #technology #speakerfeature


okay, i've got a small Tracery/Node-based app for @selfcare that i need to put somewhere live so i can ping it on a regular basis to trigger a post on

would love advice on a good free/super cheap place to put it. looking at hosting it myself, but oooh never done that before!

i'm open to ideas on alternate solutions, rewriting it so it works without needing a ping (no idea how hard that is) or any other options.



'This Data Detox guide will take a closer look at some of the possible risks and benefits of using your smartphone, social media, and messaging apps in the context of protesting.'

In case anyone needs this.


I particularly enjoyed this bit of the Python Requests documentation:

"If the remote server is very slow, you can tell Requests to wait forever for a response, by passing `None` as a timeout value and then retrieving a cup of coffee."

Presumably the latter via HTCPCP/1.0.

** Easing the onboarding of new developers to the Fediverse **

The complexity and fragmented knowledge needed to develop new groundbreaking fediverse apps is the weak spot hampering the speed of Fediverse evolution.

What can we do to change this?

We may need a one-stop-shop to drill-down into all of this. A place that is maintained and up-to-date.

#activitypub #fediverse #decentralization

Your ideas matter! Join the discussion at #SocialHub:

ReverseEagle is a young community thriving to stop monolithic organizations taking over the web and the software we use, for the sake of our privacy, security, freedom and health.

Currently, we are dedicated to helping developers with removing or replacing the unnecessary proprietary code in their open source projects, and also helping you find free and open-source alternatives to everyday software and services.

Omar Roth is stepping down as maintainer of the Invidious project and the instance will be shutting down September 1st, 2020.

It seems to need programming contributors.

More here:

Francophones, comment est-ce que vous dites "push" en français ? ("Push" dans le sens informatique)

Francophones, comment est-ce que vous dites "push" en français ? ("Push" dans le sens informatique)

@claudiom I will go back to and explore it more... it seems to have a lot of geek stuff to explore... I like it! 👍 😄 To anyone reading, go check out, it's fun!

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