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#Mastodon 3.1 is out! 🎉

github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

Among other things, bookmarks, admin announcements with emoji reactions, improvements to mod tools and loads of other fixes!

Hey #fediverse experts. I'd like to host an instance for an #environment #protection #ngo but since they obviously care about resources and I heard that #mastodon has a heavy footprint I struggle to find a middle ground. Do you have ideas what to do about it? I e.g. heard about #rustodon but it is nothing near production ready yet.

Boosting is highly appreciated. :)

Dino 0.1 is released! 🎉

Dino is a secure and open-source application for decentralized messaging. It uses the XMPP (“Jabber”) protocol and is interoperable with other XMPP clients and servers. We aim to provide an intuitive, clean and modern user interface.

Release blog post: dino.im/blog/2020/01/dino-0.1-

🎉 First release candidate for #Mastodon 3.1.0 is out for testing:

github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

There are security-related fixes, improvements of admin functions like search by IP, announcements, bookmarks, and more.

if you're starting an "instance of one" you *really* need to fully examine your options before choosing a particular piece of software. I would recommend doing your homework before jumping directly into this.

Now releasing: FediverseCast episode 3!

In this episode I talk about how the Fediverse doesn't actually solve any of social media's problems... but how it might!

fediversecast.com/2020/01/13/f

#podcast

Put your phone down. Step away from the computer. Not forever, just for a couple minutes.

Now we're going to war and I'm still angry about those kids in cages.

USPol 

I called my Representative this afternoon to lodge a request that she urge House Judiciary to introduce new articles of impeachment for Trump's catastrophic mishandling of the situation in Iraq and Iran. (I also took the opportunity to remind her that Flint still doesn't have potable water.)

If you live in the US, when you get the chance, I suggest you do the same. (Representatives also have email contact via their government website, if you're phone-anxious.)

Why don't public agencies run ActivityPub compliant web services? If I'm being taxed at least that public money should fund a fellow fedi admin.

Hello Fediverse! After FAR too long of a break, I'm happy to share FediverseCast Episode 2!

fediversecast.com/2020/01/06/f

I want to try for ~1 episode per week in 2020. In order to do that, the show is moving away from a primarily interview-style format to just me @kevinflo discussing topics solo

Hope you enjoy. Boosts appreciated! #podcast

In early 2017 I was tired, and disappointed, and about to leave federated networks. Then one amazing Fediverse user reminded me of the remedy:

"Learn to rest, not to quit".

Perhaps someone here needs this advice now.

sharing from reddit: The Los Angeles Public Library's online resource center now has the historic Sanborn Fire Maps from the early 20th century online for viewing.

Accessible online with an LAPL Card Number and PIN

old.reddit.com/r/LosAngeles/co

30 years ago, Calvin worried about the Russians. The actors today are different but the script is the same. It’s like watching Groundhog Day, again and again and again… Bill taught Calvin the lesson in six panels. How many re-runs will it take us? t.co/tJM7RmiLxM

No War in Iran
No War in Iran
No War in Iran
No War in Iran
No War in Iran
#NoWar in #Iran

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Jon Leibowitz's choices:

jonleibowitz.social

jonleibowitz.social is a single-user instance!