To pin this:
If I don't follow you or know you, please write me a short message - how did you find me or even better, something about yourself. We can get to know each other better this way. Thanks!
PLEASE @ ME BEFORE FOLLOWING THX
If you're like me and you remember people mostly by userpics here's what happened in the last few days
@tomharris hey. Been reading your articles about veganism. I want to support you but don't know how. I've managed only from the third try because of the resistance from my parents and because I was stupid. If I knew that there's a way to get all the things and that there are such cool meat substitutes I could so it sooner.
I think if you want to, you will get there. It's small steps. Like substituting red meat.
Reminder that you are all nice, cute and good.
I feel guilty that I don't participate in ForkTogether thing. I have much more time but it goes... somewhere.
if you use linode, aws and custom backups (not the paid linode backup service) you can run a mastodon instance for less than US$20 per month ($10 for linode and ~$7 for S3)
source: computer fairies. we have over 200 users and federate with almost 2000 other instances and we're running comfortably
anything more expensive than that is for unnecessary features such as elasticsearch. you don't _need_ to pay more than this to run mastodon.
Comic - Update and restart
Original Comic + Bonus Panel: https://lolnein.com/2018/01/26/updateandrestart/
People not reacting to a puppy gif for 12 minutes makes me worried. Is everything working? 👀 👀
Where's the Tolkien fans at?
Noticed my 1973 copy of The Hobbit has a message on the inside cover.
Can anyone translate?
two of our cats are watching a tv documentary about squirrels
Giving money to your admin to keep things running or to the Mastodon project are great ways to give back and help your community.
Giving money to support individual users on Mastodon who need money and resources is just as if not more helpful and important.
Support the poor in your community. Pay the artists. Spread the resources around. Make this place as healthy and punk rock as possible.
Peertube, an ActivityPub based alternative to YouTube, is running a crowdfunding campaign https://www.kisskissbankbank.com/en/projects/peertube-a-free-and-federated-video-platform
Comes at an important time, with YouTube blocking legitimate videos on (incorrect) copyright grounds, such as MIT's OpenCourseWare videos and the Blender Foundation's videos https://torrentfreak.com/youtubes-piracy-filter-blocks-mit-courses-blender-videos-and-more-180618/