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Welcome to the new TWiT Mastodon Instance! It's like Twitter but open, federated, and dedicated to TWiT Fans. My new handle is @leo - see you there!

It’s 80 degrees. Kind of unsettling in January. But I’ll take it.

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MLK Day isn't just an opportunity to remember Dr King; it's also a moment to contest his legacy - to remember him for who he was, a radical anti-capitalist who believed that racism was a tool first and foremost for class oppression.

Thankfully, we have a wealth of primary and secondary King material online and open access, especially in the Internet Archive.


Just approved 30 new members at I wonder if there's a mini Twitter exodus mirroring the WhatsApp exodus.

The Tech Guy is live and on-the-air right now at and coast-to-coast on the Premiere radio network.

Oh. This is cool. Open-source, E2E optional, messaging using email as the back-end.


Our :twit: Hands on Photography host @ant_pruitt has joined, bless his heart! 🖤

Incidentally, I love it that Mastodon discourages URL shortners. All URLs count as 23 chars, no more, no less. Much better than obfuscating them.

I heard from my Ford dealer. My Mach-E First Edition order (reservation # in the mid 9000's) won't arrive until Valentine's Day.

Our first drive review,, will have to do until then. I'll do a full review in early March.

Maybe I'm late to the party but I'm so happy I found out about straight.el to replace package.el. Much nicer Emacs package management.

I've recreated the old Twitter links_for_twit feed here at @twitnews. Stories I bookmark for our shows will be autoposted with my comments here. Follow if you want a tech news feed (~10 posts a day).

Apple announces new projects related to its $100 million pledge for racial equity and justice | TechCrunch, Apple's big announcement wasn't about vaccines. (

Wow, I just approved several dozen requests to join! I am so happy!

Welcome to you all!

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I'm hopping onto to join in just under an hour. Looking forward to talking music and tech with our guest project - two subjects I love!
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A Mastodon instance dedicated to TWiT listeners. Think of a Twitter just for geeks, sharing content with other Mastodon servers all over the world. If you're a TWiT fan, consider this your home! Our TWiT Forums live at TWiT Community. Post conversation starters there. is for quick thoughts, fun pictures, and other ephemera. Keep it clean, keep it friendly. Looking forward to your Toots!