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Pretty big turn out for the Glasgow Taxi Outing Fund, looks like a hundred taxis driven by Spiderman and Storm Troopers among others so far :) gtof.org.uk

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glasgow, live music, ska/punk 

Hey Glasgow, where should I go to listen to good, local punk/ska music? Or any good local music venues, actually. Preferably west end, as that's nearer to where I live, but anywhere works too

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extremely pleased to say we stock pocket zines on jewish folklore by @/sheydgarden [twitter]!

dybbuks! golem! malachim! sheydim! oy vey!
informative with lovely illustrations

£2 suggested; all pay-what-you-can down to £0
pinkpeacock.gay/shop

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If you haven't done it already, it's a really good idea to put something on your profile, at least in the bio text part :blobhappy:

Even a sentence or two is better than blankness, it shows you are a human being!

Many people on here will only accept follows from people with text in their profile, as it is considered a common courtesy.

This applies to all Fediverse platforms. If you're on Mastodon, you can do this through the "Edit profile" or "Edit info" links.

#FediTips #Fediverse #MastoTips

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It's our monthly meetup this Friday (27th May 202) in from 6pm. All welcome, come chat about games, tech, sci-fi, and all things geek. Check out our matrix channel at :glasgow.social

It's our monthly meetup this Friday (27th May 202) in from 6pm. All welcome, come chat about games, tech, sci-fi, and all things geek. Check out our matrix channel at :glasgow.social

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Congratulations to the over 65 Scottish walking football team. World Cup winners in Switzerland🏆👏👏👏

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I'm on the Nerd Farmer podcast today, hosted by @natebowling, talking about federated social media:

nerdfarmpod.com/2022/05/22/how

It was a really fun conversation! For my favorite part of the conversation I explain the difference between the meaning of "decentralized" when web3 people use it versus when fediverse people use it

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A reminder that Mastodon and the Fediverse do NOT use cryptocurrency, blockchains, NFTs, tokens, coins, mining, web3 or anything like that.

Masto and the Fedi run on traditional servers and use a sustainable network federation model somewhat similar to e-mail (that's why Fediverse addresses look similar to e-mail addresses).

Also a reminder there are no venture capital firms or other investors either. No one owns the network, each server is independent. Masto and Fedi server running costs are paid by their owners, sometimes with donations from users.

No one is getting rich from the Fediverse, it is all volunteers with some getting donations and a few getting modest grants from foundations. Please remember this when you interact with admins or developers.

(There might be some individual users who post about cryptocurrency/blockchain, but the infrastructure this place runs on doesn't use it at all.)

Tl:dr - Decentralisation does NOT mean cryptocurrency/blockchain

#Fediverse

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Out of interest how many folk self host their git :git: repo rather than use regular platforms such as GitHub or SourceHut for example ? IF you do what are you using ?
Please boost for a larger reach TIA

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welcome to our café / bakery / infoshop, now with books! 🏴Ⓐ

specifically, anarchist literature with queer and jewish bents. if you publish a book, zine, or pamphet that we should stock, email us!

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YOU: sell cute queer &/or jewish stuff on etsy

ALSO YOU: want to pivot away from predatory platforms

YOU, ONCE AGAIN: email us :)

- you set a suggested and a minimum price
- we promo & sell your stuff
- we take 20% commission = more free food

✨hi@pinkpeacock.gay✨

I'm at a gin making thing as part of the Pint of Science events in (runs tomorrow and Wed too) - it's quite hands on :) pintofscience.co.uk/events/gla

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