Let’s get this out of the way up front. Twitter is a massive corporation that recently sold for tens of billions of dollars. Mastodon (or, really, the Fediverse) is an adhoc collection of dozens of servers run on spare change and passion by hobbyists the world over.
This is a work in progress, a living document.
I’ve spent the better part of the last 6 months watching my friends build something that we’re calling New Ellijay Television. I’m really excited about it. It launches November 5th. Think about it like Public Access TV, but for the modern age.
Friday, September 2nd, is Bandcamp Friday. That’s the day that Bandcamp gives 100% of revenue to bands! I’m a big fan of DIY media, so I wanted to take a moment to recommend some new music on Bandcamp. This list is not comprehensive, these are just some things I’ve been jamming to latetly. See this post for a much larger list from a previous bandcamp Friday
Thanks to the (inadequate) Music Modernization Act, audio recordings entered the public domain in the US for the first time this year. I’ve been celebrating this in various ways, and one of those ways is making copies of these songs that are Tiny and can be distributed Anywhere.