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lol there's a note in my medical record that says that i love trees

somehow ended up at two Teen Hotspotsℒ️ this afternoon and the rumors are true: the kids are wearing JNCO pipes

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[grabs mic and talks into it way too close] instead of just participating in the uber strike on may 8th -- which you should definitely respect and not scab -- maybe you should reassess your relationship to both uber and lyft, which have effectively interchangeable labor relations

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my parents wrote down the DOS commands i needed to start programs on some notebook paper and i’d get up suuuuper early and go type them letter by letter, had to get my fix, no time to put on pants

omg y’all i asked my mom if she had pictures of me on the computer and she was like duh you were always on the computer

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🚨🌳🌷 April Dat Night is 1️⃣ week away! 🌱🌻🚨
Join us at 6PM on Monday, April 22nd!
This month we're hosting a p2p study hall of sorts. Come share your current projects & ideas, and meet some new peers & collaborators.
Tickets & info at datnight.org ✨

this is a single use (!!!!!!!) oscilloscope from 1962 used to record nuclear bomb tests, the green part swung open is basically a polaroid camera; put in some film, detonate your bomb, grab the photo of the output and haul ass away from this thing because it’s both very hot and dangerously radioactive after the blast

today we went on a field trip to the vintagetek museum outside of portland! technology is wild, it’s crazy that anything works at all

h-mart has changed our lives forever/please come to our open house if you're in portland

y'all ever procrastinate by getting really, really into something that isn't the thing you're supposed to be doing?? asking for a friend

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humans: β€œgonna write this stuff in a notebook”
whatever i am: whatever this is

ahhh @matthewmcvickar just dropped off some great computer zines at the studio, which made for a great legomargaret photo op β€” thanks matt!!

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I wrote a thing about why I believe the best and most useful decentralized applications are going to be the ones that utilize multiple protocols. I imagine a world where ActivityPub, Dat, and Secure ScuttleButt are all seen as tools in a toolbox rather than as ecosystems, and what kind of amazing software we could build with them outside of the central/corporate paradigm.

blog.datproject.org/2019/03/22

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Friend Camp

The decentralized web is about trust. You should only join Friend Camp if you personally trust Darius Kazemi with your social media data. You probably only have that level of trust if we are IRL friends or have been internet friends for a long time. Generally speaking this is a small, closed community. In the end, Darius is the arbiter of what is allowed here. If you don't have a good idea of the kind of behavior that flies with Darius, again, you probably shouldn't join this instance. In the interest of specificity, we do have a code of conduct and privacy policy which you should read.

Friend Camp features several modifications that were requested by our users.

  • you can log in via any subdomain, which means you can log in to multiple accounts in the same browser session (for example, log in once on friend.camp and then as another user on alt.friend.camp)
  • they are no longer called "toots", they are now "posts"
  • if you have a locked account and you get a follow request, a reminder appears under your "post" button (on normal Mastodon mobile it is otherwise buried in a sub-menu and you might not see it for a long time)
  • the emoji dropdown is a neutral smiley face instead of the cry-laughing smiley
  • @mentions are rendered as "@user" for a Friend Camp user and "@user@domain" for remote users. This helps clear up when you follow two people who have the same username on different servers.
  • there is a "never ask me again" checkbox on the confirmation for clearing your notifications -- more info here
  • images in a CW'ed post are collapsed behind the CW. When you expand the CW, you can see the whole image immediately. more info here
  • When an mp3 link is in a post, we also embed an inline mp3 player. git commit here
  • 500 characters of profile text git commit here, requested by @deerful

Important Bit from the Privacy Docs

If you want decent privacy (the info doesn't leave this server), the only way to do that is to set your account to private, only accept friend requests from other friend.camp users, and only ever @ mention other friend.camp users. Once you start talking to people on other servers, all bets are off. Any private message you send to someone on another server could be looked at by the admin of a different server. This is kind of like email: if you are on a private email server, and you send an unencrypted email to a gmail account, congrats, Google now has the content of that email. But also, you do this every day, so, hey. The internet!

Our beautiful icon is based on photo3idea_studio from www.flaticon.com, licensed CC 3.0 BY. It has been modified by @casey@friend.camp!