#WriteFreely is a free open federated blogging platform. It has a minimalist approach so that readers concentrate on the text.
It federates with #ActivityPub so you can follow blogs through Mastodon etc.
Existing Write Freely instances you can sign up at:
Installing your own instance:
Fully managed hosting, if you want your own instance without doing techy stuff:
the q-word Show more
Thanks to a conversation with @maverynthia I think I’m going to start using rainbow, such as rainbow folx etc instead of queer because the latter can be seen as a slur by some people and I don’t want to upset anyone. If the former is problematic please let me know, but I think it is a good alternative :)
expressing desire about languages Show more
Mmmm, I love hearing, seeing or reading languages different to my first language (English). Even non spoken languages like BSL.
I wish I knew more fluently (I can figure out what most mean) but mmmm, so many languages are just so lovely to hear, see and read.
how do you practice conflict in a safe environment to work on being afraid of conflict/conflict avoidant?
Anyone know of a replacement for RetroPie that DOES NOT use RetroArch.
gentle praxis suggestion Show more
Do you know how to repair things? Do you know how to hack and liberate hardware? Can you make things? Offer to do those things for your friends if you are able to and if you see a need for it. Let them know that life can be a little less expensive.
Free ride-share for PDX queers; Anti-queer Violence Show more
Need a Safe Ride? Text/Call: 503-455-7077
A Radiocab will be ordered for you, free of charge.
There have been 9 recent assaults and counting in the Portland area targeting queer and trans people, particularly femmes. The attacks have targeted people who are on foot in the city, making it important for queer folks to have safe alternatives to walking/public transit.
To donate to the service: Cash App $saferidepdx
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For both sides --- sadly no Enby one, but certain easy to make.
THIS SUPERB TAKE DOWN OF THIS DEVIL'S ADVOCATE, EDGY HUMOUR.
proposal for compiler warning levels:
· You can do that.
· You can probably do that.
· You shouldn't do that.
· You really, really should not do that.
· I'm not letting you do that.
· You actually can't do that.
Have you added any changes to your server's #MastoFork?
Is it a feature you think we may be interested in for #Florence?
Feel free to drop a link and message on this issue. And we'll have a look! Small changes are as welcome as big ones.
Irish folks: what accounting software do you use? is it any good?
Hey developers & ActivityPub enthusiasts!
@GetTogetherComm is a free open alternative to MeetUp.com.
The lead developer needs help with implementing federation, either coding or better documentation about ActivityPub.
There's an open issue for it here:
There's been discussion but no code contributions yet.
Can you help?
(It would be *so* cool to get this kind of service federated, imagine every town having its own instance )
anyone know any good phones you can draw on (with stylus) that aren't eleventy billion dollars in price? My phone is dying and I need a new one. (Fuck programmed obsolesce)
Discovery season 2 is getting very interesting :)
Anybody else had issues getting their captions working with Vimeo? Have validated the .vtt file, works fine with the native video player locally. At the point where I’m not sure if it’s Vimeo or me…
UBI, FALGSC Show more
UBI as a verb for all things communist under capitalism, that have a monetary value attached
UBI for groceries
UBI for child care
UBI for universal health care co-pays
UBI for education (and for self-education)
UBI for trebucheting fascists into the sun
come up with your own UBI-as-verb things! it's good and good for you
ok how fucking cool is it that the word:
FONT comes from
FOUNT which is movable lead type for letterpress machines which comes from
FOUND as in a
FOUNDRY sense, to pour lead into a mold and make things, like eventually hundreds of years later these typesetting things the word for which comes from
FONDU which is a kind of portmanteau of moldu and a kind of "flowingness"