Just deleted my #whatsapp account.
I had announced this move weeks ago, mentioning I would be available via the usual channels (phone, email, etc.) and also via #matrix. That's it. No preaching, no convincing, no expectations.
To my surprise, more than 10% of the 100+ contacts I notified, downloaded #element and all my "important" contacts are now on Matrix!
Because Mastodon is built on open standards, anyone can write an app for it, and there are loads to choose from.
✅ You can find Mastodon apps for Android, iPhone/iPad, Linux, Mac, Windows and more at https://joinmastodon.org/apps
You can of course just use your browser instead if you prefer.
Earlier today @tetradian wrote "I'm _always_ learning. I never will stop learning...." That's a great attitude and a way of being. #alwaysbelearning
Great video by Dr. Vandana Shiva, 'Alternative Noble Prize' winner, who explains in 87 seconds concisely how #Open #Source #Software and Open Source #Seeds are the same: "they are a way of spreading prosperity and knowledge in society rather than creating scarcitiy and povertiy."
Open Source Gardens aims to connect gardeners around the world, and encourage them to plant open source seeds (plant varieties which haven't been patented). You can follow at:
Their website is at https://opensourcegardens.info
Want to deploy your own @firstname.lastname@example.org server ? Learn how to do it securely using @FedoraCoreOS@twitter.com
@pluralistic perhaps think of switching to a static website generator? Much simpler, faster, less vulnerabilities than Wordpress et al. Just an idea 💡
Revolutionary by nature.
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