reading this article on how metastasizing corporate social media suffocated community on the internet (in particular art communities like deviantart) https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-rise-fall-internet-art-communities makes me think that—like learning html and css—learning how to set up and administer and customize your own installation of forum/community software should be considered a basic part of internet literacy
@aparrish Or ideally, we figure out decentralized social media, and make the clients amenable to tweaking.
...but now that I say that, I realize that I've been using Kotlin and Rust for my experiments in that direction. I should probably be using something like Python that can be edited in place!
A Mastodon instance for info/cyber security-minded people.