Let go of being one of the "good ones". There's no such thing. There's just what you do and how it affects people and you have to keep working on it. Forever and ever.
Hey XOXO folk! Do report any behavior on xoxo.zone that you think violates XOXO's CoC and policies. The moderators do look at every report, and will take action, even against users on other servers.
Actions range from "sending the account a message" to "silencing the account" (only followers can see it) to "suspending the account" (it is gone from xoxo.zone).
Thank you all for making this space great. 💚✨
I trained a neural net on the 1910 edition of Apples of New York, and it generated some seriously weird new heirloom apples.
We're really worried that this could affect services like ActivePub/Mastodon instances, opening them up to lawsuits or requiring expensive filters.
y'all, please send virtual hugs to the Brazilian people tonight, who lost their entire national museum in a catastrophic fire. thousands of artifacts that date back thousands of years were lost, as well invaluable artworks from many cultures. this is a terrible loss for humanity.
as an anthropologist, artist and a lover of brazilian culture, and as someone who studied tupi, this loss is staggering and tremendous.
Holy crap. Malware hidden in a strand of DNA hijacks the computer that analyzes that particular gene sequence.
We're going to live in a very weird world man.
Product Managers == Evil? https://medium.com/@the_patima/the-full-stack-product-manager-f528db5c9a1a
Just caught up on some fractured shard of the Wil Wheaton story.
- 60 reports/day are enough to overwhelm a volunteer admin
- dogpiling can be effective even when coped with by paid staff, historical tracking & analysis, carefully-written policies (see birdsite gamergaters & terfs)z
- the dogpile technique is therefore more effective here
- it's just proven its effectiveness against a celebrity target
Expect a lot more of it. 1/2
RT @email@example.com: Apparently you can now use paint instead of wires for all your electrical needs
Intersectional humanist. He/him.
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