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’. …

Ethics of Photography – Participation

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Ethics has two broad modes of definition – personal and organisational. In everyday use, the word ‘ethics’ gets used in many different ways. For example, sometimes we talk of an individual’s ethics. And sometimes we talk about the ethics of an organisation. In the later, we are treating an organisation as a body with intention, just as if it were …