Mastodon

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There is a lot of noise about Mastodon right now, given Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter. Here’s my explainer. First, look at https://fediverse.space/instance/mastodonapp.uk, an interactive tool to explore the Mastodon space. In the first image, each dot is a server in the federated space (‘fediverse’) and the links show the strength of connections to other servers – also called ‘instances’. …

Clown Carts, Lettuces & Integrity

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The public can only watch the continued machinations in Westminster with horror. We can complain, but the many are at the total mercy of a tiny few. Only a few weeks ago Johnson couldn’t hold onto his cabinet. A proven liar and a lazy self-server, now he’s a hero in the wings. What utter crap. Integrity seems an old idea. …