Mastodon – like Twitter, without Nazis

Sarah Jeong of Motherboard says Mastodon is a “kinder, nicer, decentralized open source version of Twitter.” I hope she’s right! (I’m frauenfelder at Mastodon.cloud.)

Intrigued by Mastodon, a new open-source alternative to Twitter that has fine-grained privacy controls. Sean Bonner took a closer look at Mastodon’s currents pros and cons. This is the best article I’ve read about Mastodon.

Deploying Mastodon on Digital Ocean

Mastodon is the new social media platform, a decentralized alternative to Twitter that is currently blowing up. This is a step by step guide on how to run your own Mastodon instance on Digital Ocean.

With BitTorrent more than a decade and a half old, it’s one of the most enduring P2P protocols around. It hasn’t been developed much in recent years but there are people out there hoping to take it to the next level.

Collective Memory in the Digital Age

We finished our project on Collective Memory in the Digital Age: Understanding “Forgetting” on the Internet last summer, but our last paper just came out on Science Advances last week. The paper, titled “The memory remains: Understanding collective memory in the digital age” presents the results of our study on collective memory patterns based on Wikipedia viewership data of articles […]

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