Tara Calishain

I dream in data flows

A screenshot of Mastodon Stadium Seats. It's very plain text in two columns; think Basic Twitter.

August 24, 2023


Mastodon Stadium Seats

Yesterday was a very big news day and I was curious to see how well Mastodon would keep me informed about breaking news as Twitter continues to crumble. I was disappointed. I run my own tiny instance populated by only about a dozen active users, so only a trickle of news was getting to my […]

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A Bookmarklet for Mastodon

I made a bookmarklet today! Do you know about bookmarklets? They’re like regular browser bookmarks, only souped-up with JavaScript. As you might imagine the addition of JavaScript makes bookmarklets much more powerful than regular bookmarks. The bookmarklet I made was to address a Mastodon annoyance. Because Mastodon is decentralized, following a user on a different […]

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