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Are you new to Mastodon? Do you need some help? Do you want a simple guide to how Mastodon works?

Check out my website, it answers lots and lots of questions you might have:

➡️ https://fedi.tips

It's written in non-technical language, and aimed at a general audience. If you're new here and feeling a bit lost, this is the site for you!

(There are also tips for advanced users in a separate section of the site.)

If you can't find the answers you want from the site, @ or message me 🙂

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Hey everyone.
I am Francesco Corvi, musician and digital artist working with tech to explore new approaches for performance, hybrid creativity and teaching.
What brings me to Mastodon is the urge of having a web space where to discuss ideas instead of just promoting my work.
I will mainly post about #livecoding #music #digitalart #opensource #creativecoding #didactics
See you around!

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Almost 3 years ago, @estragon, @Bootje@autonomous.zone and I worked on a poster which attempted to map the Fediverse. As many of you are joining us for the first time, here is a 3rd anniversary commemorative post in case you would like to know more about the context of this and similar projects.

You can find a full version of the poster here: gitlab.com/lidia_p/fediversetr

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Writing and coding are entangled >>>>

#!/bin/bash

echo unsettling structures
awk 'BEGIN {
while (structures -e power)
print "destabilising " binary++
}'

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Reminder that it's very easy to make the internet a bit more resilient by running a TOR bridge! It's as simple as installing this browser addon, not much special knowledge required: snowflake.torproject.org/

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Upcoming :boost_requested: next weekend in Rotterdam
⌨️ 🖨️
You can still sign up.

Plaintext Protocol Partyline

During the Plaintext Protocol Partyline, we will collectively explore and experience plaintext protocols as a communication medium. We invite participants to join us in this two-day semi-structured collective learning environment.

Date: Friday 16th, Saturday 17th of September, 2022
Time: 11:00-13:00 + 14:00-16:00 on both days
Location: Varia (Gouwstraat 3, Rotterdam)

varia.zone/en/plaintext-protoc

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A good, short guide to read books and get the most out of them. Probably, most of you intuitively do all of these things, but it's nice to have a small systematization.

pne.people.si.umich.edu/PDF/ho

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Some strange reversals have happened in interface design in the last few years. For instance, many of the buttons displayed on screen don't change the state of an application, but change the state of the user. Typical examples are of such buttons are labeled with "get started", "explore", or "see more", "launch experience", etc... These are basically links to other parts of an application and do not activate or change anything significant in the computer or for other users. They're more about making the user repeat a mantra, or change their attitude before they can access the next piece of information. Always reminds me of Mouchette's "Kill That Cat"

Hi everyone, I'm marlene and been lurking around here for a few weeks now, so I guess it's about time to introduce myself:

I am a sound artist/student, with a big interest in programming, as well as social life & digital technology.

Currently I am working on my bachelor's project, which, very briefly explained, is about sonic self expression online. I plan to make a web-based system, where one can make calls and do audioprocessing on the call. Hope to share more with you all soon :)

Because of this project I also got in touch with people from varia ❤️ , who kindly added me to lurk, and I've been enjoying reading on here a lot so far!

Feel free to reach out if you wanna have a chat about the topics I mentioned, or anything connected <3

🐈

post.lurk.org

A fediverse community for discussions around cultural freedom, experimental, new media art, net and computational culture, and things like that.

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