The Stochastic Game

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Posts with tag 'fediverse'

    The Missing Element in the Fediverse

    Today, Eugen, the creator of Mastodon, the Fediverse’s probably most popular instance implementation, tooted this: He’s basically quickly explaining to newcomers how to find someone whose account lives on a different instance – something that might be understandably foreign to people used to silos like Twitter or Facebook. But then he adds: It’s very similar to how e-mail addresses work. That’s something that’s been bothering me for a while about the Fediverse: it’s not clear how a Fediverse service like Mastodon relates to someone’s online identity.