#introduction Undergraduate student in Anthropology and Philosophy interested in Environmental, Urban and Public Anthropology as well as Moral, Political and Intercultural Philosophy and politics/economics in general. Used to be on a another instance, just switched for a fresh start. Any suggestions on who to follow?
Users of chaos.social, please chime in:
We try our best not to log IP addresses to give you all the privacy we can. Mastodon, as a software, logs IP addresses in two ways: It saves the last IP address you used, and the IP address associated with each active session (you can review those here: https://chaos.social/auth/edit)
We can delete those IP addresses manually in both of these places, but this would reduce your ability to see where your active sessions come from. Opinions, preferences, thougths?
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👕 (digital) embroidery (HMU with random t-shirt ideas), basic sewing
🛠 DIY/repairs: power tools, soldering, basic electronics
🐧 Linux desktop and server stuff, Arch Linux, Debian
🎂 muffin recipes
🖥 programming: Rust, Python, maybe C++
📉 machine learning basics, Tensorflow
📄 proof-reading (scientific) writing
👂 general bad life advice, listening if you need somebody to talk to
@rixx Sorry but isn't there a German law that even requires you to store IPs for a time? In any case, with shared and dynamic IPs, they are hardly PII. Yes, you could wipe those columns but if you ever get a vandal making alt accounts it'll be harder to deal with that.
Ok, as far as I can see, removing last_sign_in_ip and current_sign_in_ip from users doesn't hurt mastodon at all. Can you confirm, @Gargron? Because then I'm just going to start a cronjob that wipes these columns every five minutes or so, and then we'll be as close to not storing IP addresses on chaos.social as we can be.
@l I've been thinking about it more and more, especially since some very good scientists I know will soon be unemployed due to lack of funding.
I actually think the idea is one worth exploring. The biggest issue I see is that patreon patrons generally expect something in return (i.e. a product). Not sure what form that would take when crowdfunding science.
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Stuff I #canhelpwith:
- Everything (mechanical) keyboards
- notebook repair and guiding diy repairs (working in a notebook repair shop for almost two years now)
- low level AVR / Arduino things (AVR Assembler and AVR C)
- basic home electrics (not certified though)
- experience in mental health facilities in Germany
- hobbyist train knowledge (operation and security technology in Germany (Indusi/PZB/LZB))
- German language stuff
Kommt mit uns ins #Fediverse und erlebt eine dezentrale Alternative zu Twitter, Facebook, Instagram und all dem Kommerzkram!
@DenubisX@mastodon.social @l There are three youtubers that come to mind who do research like things. Applied Science, Nurdrage and Thought Emporium. They derive some funds from Patreon.
@l I know some graduate-schooled people in early Christian studies (Matthew Ferguson, Richard Carrier) and amateur researchers in arms and armour such as Roland Warzeca. The dig at Sandby Borg and the Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies were crowdfunded.
some other sources as well: https://www.thebalancesmb.com/top-sites-for-crowdfunding-scientific-research-985238
- Etwas Erfahrung mit Linux Servern insb. Ubuntu, Mailserver mit postfix, Dovecot und Mailman(2.x), Ansible
- Elektrik und Mechanik insb was praktische Umsetzung betrifft
- Umgang mit Werkzeug, vom Lötkolben bis zur Schlagbohrmaschine
- Fahren von großen und kleineren Fahrzeugen (LKW mit Anhänger bis PKW), Umsetzung von Logistischen Herausforderungen
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