Cruising, Charm & Mastodon History

Cruising the Village

The PhD thesis of Dr. Michael Atkins, aka Cheddar Gorgeous (currently starring in RuPaul’s Drag Race UK). The ‘visual ethnography’ aspect is interesting – the thesis includes a graphic novel, drawings, sketches.


…tools to make the command line glamorous

I like the look of Gum - a set of shell script helpers including choosers, file pickers, confirmation dialogs, &c. - and Soft Serve, a self-hostable git server with a TUI.


Some older links that give context to current discussions on Mastodon re: its development model, moderation, defederation, homophobia & racism.