People forget how much context influences community participation. Put someone in a room full of people talking a certain way and they’ll inevitably adopt that way of talking.
That’s why the epic aggression and negativity on Twitter is so poisonous. In the end, it doesn’t matter what the tools do or how they look. What matters is the community content and tone. What matters is what’s considered normal.
"Had an associate at another VC firm text one of my partners about my vacation a couple weeks ago, implying I wasn't working hard.
If you think that spending time with your wife and kid on vacation is an example of a poor work-ethic, you're part of the problem.
Find me in a decade and we'll check the receipts."
Hello. I won't normally post my articles here but this one is about mastodon featuring @Gargron and others thought you might like.
Stacking concrete "batteries" is brilliant.
Hey, #Keybase users: If you'd like to see Mastodon support in Keybase (which is just *perfect* in a federated network to verify people) and have a GitHub account: make sure to voice your wish, +1ing this comment on the related issue. That might make it happen!
Ooooh, #mit friends, if you need any guinea pigs for your "Mediated Atmosphere" research, hit me up!
I get to help people build their ideas and their teams. What is your vision? If I can help, I will bring everything I can access to your table.
We are all interconnected. Change is inevitable. We can participate in the change, or we can fight it. Most of us need something to fight for. By choosing to participate in change, we are choosing to fight entropy.