Going to get my laptop serviced so hopefully it’ll be less of a glitchy mess

Also had a migraine all day, which sucked

like load averages of over 4. That's clearly unreasonable!

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I really need to figure out what's wrong with this machine since the performance while running VMs is pretty abysmal 😞

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@aurynn Mōrena e hoa mā. Kia pai te rā!

Morning everyone have a great day.

Guess who hasn’t had lunch and is consequently very grouchy

#FreeRadical blog: "Skip 'Mastodon for iPhone'"

Sometimes a creator loses touch with how people use their creation. I worry that Eugen Rochko has found himself in a bubble and doesn’t understand why the rest of us like Mastodon. Eugen and friends released the new official Mastodon for iPhone app, and users noticed that it doesn’t show local [...]

blog.freeradical.zone/post/ski

(posted at Sun, 01 Aug 2021 17:42:49 -0700)

it's almost like a centralised system can't respond to decentralised needs

wishing I could afford to fund an iOS app for Mastodon that meets my exacting standards

feel like I need to get a course or something in using my waterstones to sharpen my good knives

but I also recognise that it's not for everyone and difficult to watch on larger instances

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I find a lot of value in the local and fedi timelines, partly for discoverability and seeing what's going on in the broader network

and partly because I, as an admin, have to pay attention to the federated timeline to watch for hate

@aurynn it's becoming pretty clear from what people are posting that this is a mastodon.social app, not a Mastodon app.

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Cloud Island

A paid, early access, strongly moderated Mastodon instance hosted entirely in New Zealand.