@Sbarry8520 has been building a house for their family after a storm destroyed their previous house recently. They have been mostly funding it through donations here on the !

I just sent €10 and would love to see us all chip in and help get this project completed! The amount they need we can probably get together in the next 24 hours without much trouble.

@gcrkrause is collecting money through paypal and will do the work getting the money into The Gambia, so dm them for the address.

"Facebook Core Data Science" Research Scientist @danieljiang seems to be following people around here on the . Hello and welcome to your employers only true "competition"

is in the process of adding post editing (with history) as opposed to delete and redraft, which causes many issues github.com/mastodon/mastodon/p

Apparently when one signs up for a account, if you want to interact with the rest of the fediverse you must first install the Activitypub Protocol app. I am now on Hubzilla here: @wakest
( quirks I wouldn’t have assumed...)

Gustav-Landauer-Bibliothek Witten is an in Witten .
You can read about them on their website in german: projekte.free.de/glb/ or in english on wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_L
:fediverse: :fediverse: :fediverse:
They have a large presence on the : ruhr.social/tags/GLBibW with accounts on with listings of over 1000 books: @GLBW@bookwyrm.social and host a podcast on : @GLBW@open.audio!

a sweet little video about leaving youtube for and the by @craftykat just made the front page of hacker news: news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2

@onan maybe the first step is to open issues in all three of these projects and propose federation. They may not have ever heard of the idea or know that the exists at all.

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I just finished reading this massive thread about standardizing “groups” on the and how we want them to work in the future: socialhub.activitypub.rocks/t/


The thread is a massive discussion between @humanetech @dansup @sl007 @mike @heluecht @grishka @nightpool @tchambers @yala @weex

I tagged them here in case others who do not partake in the socialhub forum have followup questions or concerns regarding the shaping of the fediverse, as this is a participatory space!

6.2.1 has been released! (Hubzilla is software that supports many types of social activity)
Thanks to @mario for the announcement

Twitter has publicly launched their discord and theres ton of people joining it right now cause it was just boosted by Jack. I got them to set up a channel and many folks are there discussing the fediverse in relation to the future of twitter. I think its important to make our voices heard there, whatever they may be. Right now there are way too many crypto people trying to push that direction. Come along for a ride!


ran across this image looking for something totally different and sort of like it as a branding idea for the

Welcome @Mediapart to the ! :fediverse:

"Mediapart is an independent French online investigative journal created in 2008 by...former editor-in-chief of Le Monde. Mediapart is published in French, English and Spanish."

For anglophones like me who didn't know who they were: here is their en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mediapar

ongoing saga:
so just did some partnership/funding thing with a blockchain startup out of japan called RSS3 that seemingly has nothing to do with RSS

I am glad to see fediverse stuff get funding, but it will be interesting (and worrisome) if this will be another attempt to integrate blockchain stuff into the fediverse

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