"Personally, I don't like Twitter at all anymore. I don't like memes, or internet culture, or silly jokes, or random thoughts from random people. That's the stuff that Twitter—and now Mastodon—is great at, but it's not what I want.
Trying Mastodon led me to trying Micro.blog again, and I've found that I've settled into it more easily this time."
"In a perfect world, we would have been able to use the original URL structure with the hashes for our application, and served both the site and the app simultaneously. This would be the absolute best thing for users of all kinds, and this debate would not be happening."
"Let’s pretend that instead of building a single company, a group of engineers got together and built an ecosystem. Like email, but taking in the lessons we’ve learnt, the new communication modes we’ve stumbled across, in the past decades. Multiple servers and services compete and coordinate in equal measure, advancing the whole and being pushed to their limits. Some servers compete on individual privacy, others compete by exchanging privacy for enriched services. Maybe some services even have Moments, who knows. Space for everyone."