There are a ton of “what is Mastodon” or “getting started with Mastodon” or “what is this Mastodon thing, really?” articles out there already, but this is my blog and I wanted to write my own guide, so here we are. Let’s go! What isn’t Mastodon Mastodon isn’t Twitter. Let’s get that right out here… Continue reading Keith’s Belated Guide to Mastodon (for Twitter Exiles)
I have my computer set to change the desktop background on my 2 monitors every 15 minutes, and recently a number of photographic backgrounds came up that made me think “wow, that’s really nice, I wonder where I found that picture?” But then, when I went to look at the source of the picture, it… Continue reading Desktop Madness: Vol. 109
Yes, I’m talking about Mastodon again. After the last installment of my Mastodon Saga – where I found that it wasn’t just a database issue that erased my account, but rather a RAID failure – I held out hope that my account and prior posts (and most importantly, follower lists) could be restored. Unfortunately, that… Continue reading Problems remain with Mastodon
What difference can keyboard key caps make? Let’s find out!
Following up on my last post about being burned by Mastodon (again), I ended up re-creating my account with the same name on that server. As more details became known, it seems there was a RAID failure – so my account going missing was at least somewhat understandable. This is part of the risk you… Continue reading The Mastodon Saga Continues