Probably the most important bit of trivia you new people would find useful is that you can use Mastodon from various apps!
Android, iOS, desktop, even alternative web clients that look differently!
Find an app here: https://joinmastodon.org/apps
@ACupOfSaltTV oh, that hurts. Docker does save a bit of time in managing this vanity instance
Another backport. There is an important performance fix that was missing in 2.6.2 and some smaller fixes.
Looking forward to reading the Fall 2018 #fsfbulletin email@example.com
HTTP has serious problems that make it vulnerable to eavesdropping and content hijacking. HTTPS fixes most of these problems.
That's why we're pushing for web sites to adopt HTTPS by default.
@Gargron this will happen IMO when orgs are hosting their own instances. For example, governments often have many different Twitter/FB/Instagram accounts for many various departments and officials, those could all be self-managed in the same way those orgs manage email, dns, and web infrastructure.
#LosAngeles The Frogtown Art Walk is tomorrow if you are in the area. Car-free, bike friendly.
@djsundog The Honeywell H316 Kitchen Computer may have been: http://valerieaurora.org/kitchen.html
@maloki I realized my phrasing was wholly incorrect as soon as I posted it -- While US law doesn't apply internationally, it does present a particular can of worms that is cumbersome to work around and may best be avoided unless you know what you're doing.