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’. …

The Network behind the Image

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I am researching the ethics of photography, and one of the areas of interest is the ‘networked image’. Some time back I wrote about the various ways that we talk about and use the word ‘digital‘, which is related to unpacking how we might analyse what is going on with photographs – from digital capture and processing, to networking and …