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Time for an . I'm a non-academic writer/artist who is passionate about theory and curious and very online and thank/hopeful for this new community here. I love online discourse and for the hell of it can't stick with just one major topic so here we go: , , , , , our cursed , how to build the good life for everyone (, , +tech, ).

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Posts mainly in english cause I like my web community international, but manchmal auch auf deutsch.

I know that many of you like this info, so let me add it although it makes me feel a bit caged in: I'm queer, working class, nonbinary (she/her/they, anything is okay though), white, from+in germany, partially disabled – have I forgotten a box I should tick? :)

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Even though I've been a live music and club night promoter in Nuremberg's Musikverein collective for more than 20 years now and it is my second family, I hardly write about music and its community online anymore because at some point it always attracted endless promo replies/dms and I was tired of that. But whenever you hear me talking about anything related to building communities and encouraging people to be shameless and forgiving, bet is, I learned it there.

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In case you don't already know, we are not post-pandemic. After a conference in Stockholm, a couple people came down with Covid. At my conference in London, we lost a couple people to it, and the organizer had to Zoom in because she was positive. My conference in Berlin was cancelled...due to Covid. I'd hoped to write something more clever, but please look after your and friends -- wear a mask and don't assume it's "just a cold."

Iranische Revolutionsgarden stecken mutmaßlich hinter Anschlägen auf Synagogen in Deutschland. Puh.

https://www.tagesschau.de/investigativ/kontraste/synagogen-anschlaege-101~amp.html

"Das Klima des Kapitals" ist ein neuer Sammelband, der die Abmilderung der Klimakatastrophe (von Verhinderung will ich schon fast nicht mehr sprechen, das scheint mit respektlos gegenüber denen, die heute schon mitten in ihr leben) an die Notwendigkeit der Überwindung des Kapitalismus koppelt. Buchvorstellung mit Moritz Zeiler heute in Nürnberg, bei uns in der Kantine. Moderation macht mein Radical Utopias-Comrade Tobi Lindemann.
dietzberlin.de/produkt/das-kli

I made a second account:
@evemassacre@tldr.nettime.org
Mainly because I think it can become another interesting local timeline.

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3/ Anders gesagt: Fürs Follow-Prinzip gilt Prinzip "Twitter" und große Öffentlichkeit, für die lokale Timeline gilt das Prinzip "Wohnzimmer/Stammkneipe". Diese Prinzipien clashen gerade und die neuen Regeln auf chaos.social werden von denjenigen kritisiert, die das Twitter-Prinzip gewohnt sind. Das muss nicht sein, weil Mastodon auf technischer Ebene eine (teilweise) Trennung der beiden Prinzipien erlaubt, nämlich indem man einen Post "unlisted" veröffentlicht.

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2/ Wer von Twitter kommt, ist es aber nicht gewohnt, dass es eben auch eine lokale Timeline gibt. Und die funktioniert halt wie ein klassisches Forum, bei dem alle alles unabhängig davon lesen, ob sie jemandem folgen. In diesem Kontext ergibt es sehr viel mehr Sinn, den Lesenden Filtermöglichkeiten wie z.B. über CWs zu bieten. Wem auf der lokalen Timeline bestimmte Inhalt zu viel werden, kann dort nicht punktuell entfolgen sondern muss entweder aushalten oder sich zurückziehen.

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1/ Mein Eindruck ist, dass in Sachen CW gerade fürchterlich aneinander vorbei geredet wird. Es clashen zwei Prinzipien, die Mastodon in sich vereint: Lokale Timeline und Follow-Prinzip. Twitter kennt keine lokale Timeline. Wer twittert, wendet sich an die eigenen Follower. Da kann relativ man gut argumentieren mit: "Folge mir halt nicht, wenn du nicht mit meinen Inhalten konfrontiert werden möchtest." Das ist auch die Haltung, mit der einige "große Accounts" dem Thema begegnen.

I'm absolutely not advocating for real name policies or reduced privacy. It's an act of respect for the people you engage to situate yourself in some kind of context.

If that's hard to understand, then imagine how it looks if you message someone you've never engaged with before? It looks creepy as hell. So rather than pushing all the labour back onto others, it's nice to do share the effort out and make things better for everyone in your community.

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If you've never had to pay much attention to how other people treat you online (and I hate to generalise, but I'm going to guess that - if that's the case - you may be able-bodied white CIS man with certain immigration status) then maybe you don't have much insight into all the hidden labour that others have to do to minimise exposure to unsafe behaviours.

And there is, let me tell you, a *lot* of hidden labour.

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Hi hi hello *please can you fill out your bio with _some_ information about yourself*, esp if you are man who likes to regularly drop into people's mentions and messages AND you have a non-real name username.

Not being able to see people's social graph on here makes it very difficult to situate people in context, esp when they don't explain who they are.

Ich verstehe nicht, was diese Dramen um CWs sollen. Diese Anspruchshaltung ist schon ein bisserl hart. Wenn wer ehrenamtlich viel Zeit und Arbeit in eine Instanz steckt, ist doch verständlich, dass die dann so eingerichtet wird, wies den Betreiber*innen gefällt. Es gibt auch Server, bei denen alle über die Regeln mitentscheiden. Die Vielfalt und Verschiedenheit der ganzen Instanzen ist doch eins der schönen Elemente hier. Wechseln und gut ist. Ayayay.

I have just finished watching The Bear and want more.

Just launched!

tldr.nettime is an instance for artists, researchers, and activists interested in exploring the intersections of technology, culture, and politics.

It has grown out of nettime-l, one of the longest-running mailing lists on the net .

It offers two tweaks we hope will help make it unusually fruitful:

- The character count per message is higher — 2000 chars.
- You can choose whether your post is public or visible only on tldr's local timeline.

https://tldr.nettime.org

"As users begin migrating to the noncommercial fediverse, they need to reconsider their expectations for social media — and bring them in line with what we expect from other arenas of social life. We need to learn how to become more like engaged democratic citizens in the life of our networks."
noemamag.com/mastodon-isnt-jus

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"On Social.coop we decide on our moderation practices and enact them through committees. The Community Working Group handles conflict resolution through accountability processes. Its members are paid with funds from our sliding-scale member dues. The Tech Working Group maintains our servers, while the Finance Working Group keeps an eye on our budget. Any member can propose new activities and policies, and we can all vote on them according to the bylaws."
noemamag.com/mastodon-isnt-jus

Hereditary gingerbread treehouse is all the proof I didn’t need that the A24 product team is brilliant.
shop.a24films.com/products/her

Während die deutsche Internet Governance Blase (Wirtschaft, Regierung, Wissenschaft und Zivilgesellschaft)nach Ethiopien zum UN #IGF2022 fährt (die ethiopische Regierung erhielt die Ehre, es zu hosten),schlachtet dieselbe Regierung die Menschen in Tigray. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/03/world/africa/ethiopia-tigray-civil-war-agreement.html

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Assemblag.es

assemblag.es is a Mastodon instance for people interested in thinking creatively and critically about technology, in the broadest sense. The only requirement is that you keep to the code of conduct! Note: we've paused new signups for a few days while we deal with the #twittermigration influx - please do request an invite, but be aware that for now functions more like a 'waiting list' than a knock on the door, until our numbers stabilise again :-)