For posterity and pinning purposes:
Intro to Mastodon, especially good from safety and CW-cognizant perspective, written by kitty.town instance admin: http://www.ginnymcqueen.com/how-to-mastodon/
More technical take on Mastodon, especially good bits about federation and moderation: https://kevq.uk/how-does-mastodon-work/
Other resource suggestions welcome!
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I'm a longtime-but-not-native South Philadelphian (the distinction is important) who works in the intersection of psychology, NLP, mental health advocacy, and data engineering.
Outside of that: mostly TV plus a mix of food, video games, movies, and music 🎷. And shitposting. Always shitposting.
Holding out hope for Mastodon to be the best parts of ca 2009 birdsite + IRC + kindness + mutual interests.
Xfinity please do no. @colin
Data, MH, NLP, general nerdery. Secure/proof/other online identities @ https://crutch.keybase.pub
Welcome to the first mastodon based community for Philadelphians who ❤️Philadelphia! Think of this instance as a new neighborhood in Philly that anyone can be a part of, because it's online.