Sign of the Times:
*About linguistic monoculture in the U.S. and ASL.
Alright, friends, I've set up a repo and a chat for the nameless #Goodreads alternative project! It's pretty empty atm, but now there's a central base where we can discuss and start working from:
If you have questions or want to discuss the project or contribute, check out the Gitter link, which lets you log in with a GitHub, GitLab, or Twitter account:
I'm excited to see where this goes!
‘I will reckon with a gathering sense that regular travelers like me are loving the world to death. And that perhaps this love might be better expressed by letting it be.’
Strong piece from a travel writer with heavy airline miles and a direct sense of the destruction and needlessness of long-flight/far-travel vacations.
so there’s a new search engine for the fediverse: https://search.social.
most people probably don’t expect their public posts to be searchable, especially if they use mastodon, so here’s how to opt out (for mastodon): open your settings and go to Preferences > Other, then check “Opt out of search engine indexing”.
if you’re an instance admin, you can opt your entire instance through robots.txt. you can set this up in nginx: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1090823/how-do-i-configure-nginx-to-redirect-to-a-url-for-robots-txt-sitemap-xml#3746344
Ah, viikonloppu ja perisaksalainen lastendekkari!
The lesser known #Radiohead album.
Nazis on the Fediverse, block recommendation
The far-right propaganda platform "Halle-Leaks" runs a peertube instance as backup for their Youtube channel.
It is run by the ex-BloodAndHonour Sven Liebich and tries to spread hate against non-fascist politicians, left people and apparent "foreigners".
Please block their instance video.halle-leaks.de
Writer, translator, publisher. Books, bikes, trains & cities.
Polyglot City is the right instance for you, if you're interested in languages, language learning and translating, or if you are multilingual or polyglot. All languages are allowed to flourish on our timelines. Welcome!