Some really fascinating insights into the Bond villan man-baby that pushed me to look for better ways to connect with folk (and the context of the Twitter buy out). It's a house of cards scenario by looks of things

PLEASE SHARE! I am soliciting stories about working in #HigherEd under austerity. Read more and contribute:

To help some of the newcomers make connections: name 5–7 things that interest you but aren't in your profile, as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same.


In reply to a question by @katebowles about 'how to... in mastodon' Here's the useful 'startup' guide... Might be one to share (boost!)

Mastodon has gained 106,723 monthly active users since the end of March (when Elon bought 9.2% of Twitter's shares). 93,603 are new accounts. Overall that's a 42% increase in Mastodon's MAU.

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Who will be my first follower? (or..will I get a follower?) It's great to be back at zero! I can say what I like for now

As tempting as it is to type the word 'test' and hit 'toot' I refuse to be so obvious.

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