If you were thinking of auto-deleting your old toots I have good news - I made a thing for you (me): https://github.com/hughrun/ephemetoot
If you find your mastodon experience too political, too meme-y, too science-y, or just not interesting enough, choose who to follow more carefully. Unfollow some people who fill your timeline with boring stuff; it's not a personal judgement, and you'll still see it if one of your friends boosts their toot. And follow someone who posts the sort of thing you like. Check out hashtags from their cool posts.
Most of all, post the sort of thing you'd like to see more of!
tfw you've been tasked with writing the obituary for someone who, by all accounts, was just a total and utter turd in human skin
"We asked people to do climate change maths. Their answers depended on their politics"
How good are your error messages? Wouldn't it be nice if there was a tool that told you if your error messages were unhelpful?
Proactive Detection of Inadequate Diagnostic Messages for Software Configuration Errors https://homes.cs.washington.edu/~mernst/pubs/inadequate-diagnostics-issta2015.pdf
Right, only had to re-install two pieces of software to get my blog publishing process back on track:
Admin for ausglam.space . Fan of controlled vocabularies, sortition, seizing the means of production, and modern plumbing.
This is a Mastodon instance primarily for Australasian Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Records people, and anyone else who wants to hang out with them.