The Mastodon experience at one week

If you've been following the news, you know that Elon Musk bought Twitter, taking over control a couple of weeks ago and immediately making changes. Initially most of the discussion was about making people pay for verification checkmarks, which I couldn't care less about. But in recent days the discussion has reportedly widened to include … Continue reading The Mastodon experience at one week

Having productive internet conversations

Anyone who's frequented this blog knows I love having discussions, and can pontificate all day on subjects I'm interested in.  I've actually been participating in online discussions, on and off, for decades. My earliest conversations were on dial up bulletin boards.  Those were usually tightly focused discussions about technology and gaming.  With the rise of … Continue reading Having productive internet conversations