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Hi! If you're reading this, please ask yourself "Why Are You Here?" - let's start with the instance you're on, and expand to mastodon. do you prefer this federated, self hosted model? just trying something new? tell us all.
You can read my and many other responses over at .
I'd love to read yours.

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Twitter is just software. Written by a company hostile to their own users, who could ban nazi's in a snap, but don't. I'm here because most are. Let's change - On the Internet, you can be in two places at once. The least that could happen is Twitter improves.

spent the better part of the day theming my phone's home screen...

Honk, even the afp use


The federal police has released its "technical instruction" on facial biometric analysis via FOI. Confirms it uses NEC NeoFace. (And Snippet Tool.)

Pdf: serious - hired translators for it instead. i bet because FOI takes forever to happen even with law mandated time limits.

Reminder - Our isn't just limited to journalists. My first FOI request was just asking for an english version of propaganda the media reported wouldn't be available.
After I asked, it miraculously appeared.
Anyone can do this.

I am reading a thread of old memes. Here’s some I like still.

The office of the information commissioner called me today - dhs have a “revised decision” to deliver but my email didn’t work for stupid reasons now fixed.

The stuff I asked for still ain’t available so I wonder what.

I have “Lambert, the sheepish lion” in my head because of mr 2 and YouTube

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Welcome to thundertoot! A Mastodon Instance for 'straya