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My first blog post - the merits and caveats of WriteFreely (and a mini-rant on why I'm never touching Medium ever again):

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Fediverse tip: want to comment on a #PeerTube video without creating yet another account? Paste the URL to the video into the search bar in Mastodon, then reply to the post that comes up. The reply will federate back to the PeerTube instance as a comment.

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#FollowFriday, time to share some accounts I follow:

- @sengi_app a desktop application developed by @NicolasConstant (that works also for #Pixelfed)

- @mondstern a pixelfed account publishing painted logos by @mondstern

- @codeberg for hosting your projects.

- @mmarif the developer of GitNex ( that works with #codeberg

But the important question is, are there any cat videos on PeerTube?

PeerTube Index: search engine for videos across PeerTube instances.

Friendly reminder that instance hosts libre music, with several coming from the Free Music Archive. Very useful if you want to listen to some tracks from FMA, since that website is currently undergoing an overhaul.

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Possibly Shutting Down VidCommons 

Does anyone know a safe website for expanding shortened URLs? I found an open-source website called Where Does This Link Go? but it hasn't been updated in years.

FicSave: open-source downloader of works from Fanfiction.Net and several other fanfiction websites. Exports in EPUB, MOBI, and plain text formats. Downloaded works are stored on server for 15 minutes before automatically deleted. Useful for works without an AO3 mirror.

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I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival. ~ Audre Lorde

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How do you define 'taking care of yourself'? Create a new self-care practice today. Observe your comfort level when it comes to being good to yourself. Discomfort is a wise teacher. ~ Caroline Myss and Peter Occhiogrosso

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To avoid any confusion about which services are to be maintained, restricted or closed, we have produced a new visualization to read and share! (please retoot)

If you want to know more, please read our blog-post (in English) here

(thanks to @maiwann for her work <3! ) #TootOuRien #Degooglify #Framasoft #Framapiaf #Services #CHATONS... and still #nodrama

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Hello Fediworld ๐Ÿ‘‹

most of the #switchingsocial website is restored - have a look:
(or for short)

I want to thank @gemlog for preparing the web-archive version and @LuKaRo for extracting the missing pages from the Google Cache. Would have taken so much longer without you two ๐Ÿ™‚

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Hi Fediverse ๐Ÿ‘‹

it's @tobias here, broadcasting via this new fediverse account representing (formerly) #switchingsocial ๐ŸŽ‰

Please follow, dm and @ this account for everything related to the English version ... as @swisode wants to write German posts again ๐Ÿ˜

It's been one week since the #shutdown. There hasn't been any news from the original author yet. So, I believe, it's on us to keep this project alive.

Please stay tuned as I'll ask for support here - after some more preparations. ๐Ÿ’ป

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#Kiwix is a project for #offline information access.

Kiwix is a tool which stores and reads content in the ZIM format. Everything from Wikis to Q&A sites can be represented in this format, allowing for Wikipedia or an important forum to be stored for offline reading when internet access is temperamental or unavailable. Kiwix also provides a hotspot and server for quickly sharing content over a local network.

Website ๐Ÿ”—๏ธ:

#free #opensource #foss #fossmendations #Wikipedia

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Note to self: every conversation is an opportunity to and be inspired. Stay curious, ask questions, and take notes ๐Ÿ“

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oh hey, its follow friday

this week i hope you take a peek at

@fedilab - android app with pixelfed support

@Tusky - android app with pixelfed support

@sengi_app - desktop app with pixelfed support

@shadowfacts - iOS app with pixelfed support


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Artists and photographers on the fediverse aren't limited to Pixelfed!

The fediverse has two well established Mastodon instances for art and photography.

Your friends and fans can follow your or account from Pixelfed or other supported implementations!

#mastoArt #photography #fediverse

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Reasons why I advocate for a JavaScript-free Web:

1. So browsers have more leniency to protect your privacy and security.
2. So it doesn't take near as much effort to implement a browser engine, if it wasn't trying to do everything.
3. So we can more easily present the same hypertext across different mediums, and getting more accessibility thanks to that.
4. Maybe, just maybe, it'd make WYSIWYG editors easier.

So, I got another spam account attempting to follow me...

I decided to hide everything from Overkill, I know, but until this spam-bot mess gets solved, they're blocked.

To block an instance, click on an account from that domain, select the three dots beside the Follow button, and scroll down to the last item: Hide everything from <domain>.

I don't advise this if you're following anyone from that instance.

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