Be your own social network. Get a blog, follow a few friends and follow their friends. Let feeds replace facebook. A timeline you own versus Twitter toxicity. An instance, unlike Mastodon, that won’t be shut down. #IndieWeb #digped #edtechcat
Here’s a really nice alternative to the ugly, dark, default Mastodon interface. It makes me want to use the service more.
I signed up for my third Mastodon instance today. The concept of instances and how they interact is going to be a stumbling block for any potential, non-techy, Twitter refugees.
This is a great idea but, as with apps like Quill and Micropublish, it’s sending notes to this site as a WordPress "Aside". I’ve tried to get rid of that post-format but it keeps coming back. It must be a theme quirk but it will need someone with better knowledge to fix it for me.
The previous post was just an example of using Teacup. It’s an IndieWeb app that lets you post what you’ve been eating and drinking to your blog. It’s not something I’m interested in doing but I was intrigued to see what an entry would look like on this site.
It's easier to take the Interstate highway everywhere, but if you do that, you miss the charming B&Bs, the dramatic beaches, restaurants, jazz clubs. The thrill of riding a bike, hiking the Appalachian Trail, skiing.