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1969: I bet we will have flying cars in the future

2019: Coffee with DRM

The fediverse was actually invented as an experiment to test new TLDs in the wild.

Mastodon doesn't have a direct system to verify users' identities.

However, if you own a website you can verify your identity as its owner 馃憤

1. Go to Preferences > Profile > Appearance

2. Scroll down to "Verification", copy the code and paste it onto the front page of your website

3. Add your website to "Profile Metadata"

4. Click "Save Changes"

That's it!

Your website address should now be verified in green on your profile 馃帀

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Did you know?

Mars is the only known planet completely inhabited by robots.


A good article on reproducible builds.

"Free Software is a great thing, because it allows users to check that apps are doing what they pretend to do. But almost nobody compiles apps themselves."

if you don't wknow what a federated network is youe already part of the problem send toot

Telling people "we'll burn that bridge when we cross it" and watching their face

you ever use a piece of software and wonder if the people who make the software use it at all

modern america is just victorian england II: electric boogaloo

proposal for compiler warning levels:
路 You can do that.
路 You can probably do that.
路 You shouldn't do that.
路 You really, really should not do that.
路 I'm not letting you do that.
路 You actually can't do that.

Are you excited for the new poll features just added to Mastodon?

鈿 Yes

鈿 No

An IPv6 packet walks into a bar. Nobody talks to him.

If you鈥檙e one of the people who fix wooden pipes while sleepwalking, but you opt not to brag about it ... you鈥檙e a humbler lumber slumber plumber

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Windows 9 isn't the first time Microsoft skipped a version number - In the early days, they skipped over MS-UNO and went straight to MS-DOS!

G枚del, G枚scher, G枚ch: An G枚ternal G枚lden G枚de

If you pronounce Xorg as one word, it sounds like a scifi alien species... The Xorg Empire

@jk high definition augmented reality display projected directly into your retina by reflected photons from the sun

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Wandering Shop

The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.