This small experiment is quite interesting, because it reveals a tiny bit of Mastodon’s network topology. I remember that I saw one of Brendon’s test posts.
This, from 2021, is still interesting
This is an interesting article on everyone’s favourite topic, written from a very specific perspective
This, by Mark Carrigan, makes many good points re The Developments at Twitter and what they mean for academics, academics institutions, and the wider society
I discovered this podcast during lockdown and found the combination of cultivated speech patterns & inevitable societal breakdown oddly soothing. This episode, however, is utterly depressing.
Very good and rather sobering article by Kathryn Stoner on what is likely to happen after Putin
These are all good points
You, a quantitative researcher, may feel a certain affinity towards computers and, by extension, the cloud. You’re wrong. For a true geek-out, an ethnographic approach is required.
Matthew Shuggart on Orban’s manipulation of the electoral system: "Unlike in Poland, the role of the electoral system in the installation of this government has been seemingly fairly minimal"
You may have heard about this paper that links wolf attacks to #AfD voting in 🇩🇪. Looks a bit odd? Sure does. Here’s a forensic takedown by Erik Gahner Larsen