@trwnh a good decision, although a little dismayed his reasoning is still based on looking at what terrible platforms are doing and trying to make Mastodon match that. But “post” is a clearer term, and Mastodon has enough granular functionality and lingo that anything that makes it easier to understand and use is a benefit.
all cryptocurrency is a scam but the way that Ethereum and NFTs are scams is truly incredible https://thatkimparker.medium.com/most-artists-are-not-making-money-off-nfts-and-here-are-some-graphs-to-prove-it-c65718d4a1b8
with the power of blockchain we have finally created decentralized ponzi schemes
Mads: it's just frustrating, it's CLEARLY queer-baiting and it's such a capitalist nightmare
Me: yes mads bu-
Mads: I mean, is nothing sacred anymore? Does global capital need to extract every ounce of culture from every corner of society? Is there anything that they won't do for a quick buck?
Me: listen I'm sorry th-
Mads: and even if you think it's """not that deep""" it's at the VERY least false advertising, it's immoral
Me: I'm sorry build-a-bear workshop wasn't what you expected
Sharing a list of online bookstores I know about so you don't have to buy from Amazon or B&N (EXPAND)
McSweeney’s, independent nonprofit publishing company
Firestorm Coop, collectively-owned radical bookstore
AK Press, worker-run, collectively-managed, anarchist publishing and distribution
Thriftbooks, huge independent bookseller, sells new and used books for good prices
Fellow Traveler, bookstore owned and operated by Listen Left Audiobooks
Small Beer Press, publisher of fantasy and literary fiction
Left Wing Books, publisher and distributor of radical books and pamphlets
Bookshop.org, online bookstore with a mission to support local bookstores
@Aleums I don’t even know which track this is, just faving because all the songs from this game kick ass
Aaaaaah fuck me, not-at-all-happy anniversary to this post, gosh I wish I could unpin it. Quarantine is technically over but the pandemic is relentless.
Jock Dad of Friend Camp.
Hometown is adapted from Mastodon, a decentralized social network with no ads, no corporate surveillance, and ethical design.