Oh my god - Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music is still about (back? updated?), and is no longer a Flash app!
I spent a stupid amount of time exploring this back in the dark times of the early 2000s.
If anybody is interested, it’s actually super duper easy to host your own instance through masto.host . It’s a little bit of work to get started but really easy after
Go to their site, check out their different plans. The cheapest is like $8 / month & that’s definitely more than enough for a single user instance and even a few more. Here’s a blog post kind of explaining how their plans work since it’s not exactly just “how many users can this handle”
BUT YOU CAN'T GET CAUGHT RED-HANDED
IF YOU'RE NOT RED-HANDED
@art More exploration of Hadoop, Hive, and Presto for building out a data lake.
@art argh yeah, once was asked what I wanted on a salad, naïvely said "everything", and the pickles... oh God........ the pickles...........
@pikestaff tbh I think it's early experimental stuff still. Like stress testing the network to see how it responds. It's curious to think how federation (and federation-level blocks) might be different than a typical network.
@pikestaff Lotta bot followers lately I've noticed.
Mh, health & beauty
I have conversations about my wife semi-frequently about beauty pressures in Hollywood, how some people always look great, and how they probably have to work *really hard* at it because their looks are part of how they make money, etc...
Had a semi-revelatory thought about how I use my mind to make my livelihood, and the implications of that. Whoa.
@thegibson feed them please they're STARVING
How to opt out of human review of your voice assistant recordings by Mozilla….