hey, i probably should have an #introduction so that people know something about me, since i mostly toot followers-only and try to limit my boosts (hence the lack of visible toots)
if you follow me, you're likely to see me rambling about social media/#fediverse meta, vague musings about anticapitalism and anarchist proposals, some pics of my trips, and some small bits and bats about my daily life.
i love talking to people, so i reply a lot 💛 don't hesitate to reply to me, either!
are you an internet user? do you feel like a giant noob in terms of security habits, practices and software? would you like to make your communications a bit more difficult to barge into, perhaps protect some files specially well?
i'm offering free practical infosec guides for newbies, not very technical stuff that can be used day-to-day along with an assesment of what you might need.
I'm desperately looking to help out, so seriously, hit me up if you're interested.
every gregorian new year i think about how i should be more mindful of my social media use and, while last year that culminated in my leaving birdsite after 10 years (which is something i definitely don't regret) i am still unsatisfied, with both the format my online social interactions are forced into and the way i interact with the social media itself
i'm pretty sure half of is planning on doing a #NoBuy year, including myself, which is very encouraging.
any tips from worn veterans in the art of resisting impulse purchases?
⏩ accesible themeing
@esbe and i are the authors of the current w.e themes, but i feel like some of them could do with a rework to make them a little more contrast-heavy and accessible
⏩ roles (profile badges, like the admin/mod ones that already exist, for interaction preferences and maybe cosmetic purposes)
i've seen these in a couple of forks and i feel they would be useful. adult-only interactions, pronouns, interact before following... those are the badge styles i have in mind
thanks to the help of various mastodevs i'm in the process of making changes to the vanilla masto code to make a fork for , our home
i want to ask you guys about features; i've come up with a list of things that I will be polling about in a sec, but i want to ask you to suggest features (@rabbithearth already did!) to see if they can be implemented
polls are unlisted, but threaded to this toot. here we go!
i mean i'm going to be asking around for help with these things because some i know how to implement and some i am very confused about, but knowing this is a thing, it would be nice for to have:
◻️ local-only posting
◻️ hidden metrics
◻️ roles/macro profile tags
◻️ optional public profile
◻️ fully accessible and varied themes
can anyone think of other useful stuff you've seen on masto forks? something you think would be feasible and cool? let me know 💛
eclectic photographer, neophyte technomancer, punk witch
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