New folks coming over from birbsite are very loud.
When the "like" scores on your posts are public, when there are advertisers blaring in your ears, and you're starving for the dopamine hit of having people enjoy your metacommentary on someone else's post, and the people who follow you aren't likely to see you unless you get a lot of interaction or repost constantly, and there's no content warning / subject fold, it trains you to make a lot of noise.
It feels like, someone stepped out of a very busy street with official sponsored audio playing and a parade going by and street vendors hawking their wares-
-into a quiet cozy restaurant / pub / bookstore, where people are sitting around tables, murmuring gentle conversations and chatting cordially, and the newcomer hasn't realized they don't need to shout to be heard anymore.
Come in, sit down, have a seat, enjoy the ambiance, hope you acclimate soon :3
"The post–1991 peace dividend and the reunification of Germany, despite the subsequent wars in Afghanistan, in Iraq, the turmoil following the Arab Spring of 2011, didn’t fundamentally lead to a reassessment of Berlin’s role in Europe—or the West. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has changed all that.
There are many uncertainties. But one thing is sure: Europe can no longer return to its comfort zone."
Russia's War Against Ukraine Ends Europe's Self-Deception
So as of this writing, #twitter has suddenly stopped accepting likes. What do you think the cause is?
With all these new people, I guess I should do #introductions?
Hi, I'm Jason. I invented tofu. What can I say, it seemed like a good idea at the time.
My day job is playing that flame-spitting guitar from "Mad Max: Fury Road" in Katy Perry's road company. In my off time, I like to relax by bench-pressing mid-size cars and proving the Riemann hypothesis.
Welcome to the Fediverse!
He shakes violently with hypothermia. Through trembling lips he keeps saying: “No Libya. No Libya.”
So apparently a dig in the US State of North Dakota has uncovered fossils that have evidence of debris from the dinosaur-extinction asteroid impact. Since that's only possible for a very short time after that impact, it allows for a very precise dating and a deeper insight into that event
Very cool! Sadly, since the documentary film about it was done by the BBC (probably because the dig team was led out of University of Manchester), it will not be promptly available in the US
Is there any future for the GTK-based Desktop Environments? - https://ludditus.com/2021/05/30/is-there-any-future-for-the-gtk-based-desktop-environments/
« The #IPCC report reminds us that we need to reduce emissions now, enormously and in every sector if we want a shot at a liveable future 🌎
Tackling products' short lifespan and making them last longer by being repairable is one way to do this.
We welcome that the European Parliament demands the access to software and diagnostic tools to third-parties and consumers as a condition to perform repairs. Ultimately such an access calls for a publication of source code of drivers and tools under a #FreeSoftware license.
In our feedback for the "Sustainable consumption of good" consultation, we outline the relationship between #FreeSoftware licensing of drivers, tools and interfaces and the #RightToRepair: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/13150-Sustainable-consumption-of-goods-promoting-repair-and-reuse/details/F3005275_en
Mathematics doctorate student completing a thesis. Likes hanging out with almost everyone regardless of political views or pretty much anything else.
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