De Jonge Akademie: ‘Geef alle studenten les in ethiek’ https://www.utoday.nl/news/65813/de-jonge-akademie-geef-alle-studenten-les-in-ethiek
It bears repeating that it's the subtle design decisions that make Mastodon a kinder, gentler social network. For instance, there's no technical reason for toots *not* to have the boost/favorite counts in the timeline, but by not having them there, you're encouraged to interact with the post on its own merits rather than what the crowd thinks of it.
Introductieweek 2018 https://www.utwente.nl/nieuws/!/2018/8/307616/introductieweek-2018
This wired article ( https://www.wired.com/story/join-mastodon-twitter-alternative/ ) about Mastodon is mostly good. It covers the basic features and talks about a shift from Twitter to Mastodon.
It confuses one key issue though, and that’s the “culture” of Mastodon.
What we’re seeing now across the Fediverse are the first adopters. The fringe. The queer. The hackers. The staunch individualists. The communal care takers.
As Mastodon becomes more mainstream, the “culture” will shift.
If you’re here for the culture, be wary... 1/2
@Gargron TBH, this should probably be the case once an instance grows too large
The strength of decentralisation lies in... well.. decentralisation...
Federated services are good and there are many use cases for it.
However, some people tell you over and over again that federation automatically implies more security and privacy.
We discuss these myths: 🔎
Moto Tour de France #4
Enschede scoort laag omdat het weinig doet tegen luchtvervuiling door verkeer, dat is toch wel erg jammer! Misschien dat daar maar eens wat verandering in moet komen! :)
Steden doen weinig aan luchtvervuiling door verkeer - http://nos.nl/l/2245606
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