Let's say you find a subject of interest on another Mastodon instance, should you just sign-up there or are there ways to "follow" another instance's local timeline? A quick search on this matter brings up various discussion threads on GitHub but none providing a definitive answer. Is this still being worked on?
About convenience, scale and tabs: “If I find that I'm juggling a dozen different documents or tasks or ideas, then very likely my attention is being squandered.” In a world where creating another tab is just a keyboard shortcut away “the shift from human- to inhuman-scale went unnoticed.“
Norm Cox about the design process behind a ubiquitous UI feature: “I looked at it, and thought, ‘Gosh, I probably did that at 8:30 at night on a Tuesday and never thought twice about it.’”
“Using the [Legacy Survey of Space and Time] Camera, the observatory will create the largest astronomical movie of all time and shed light on some of the biggest mysteries of the universe, including dark matter and dark energy.”
“The A.I. system sees each face as a complex mathematical figure, a range of values that can be shifted. Choosing different values — like those that determine the size and shape of eyes — can alter the whole image.”
Erik Moeller about the apparent lack of success of Mastodon and other fediverse networks: “... we must recognize, and reject, the biases at play that cause people to belittle, ignore, and misunderstand any initiative that's astonishingly successful without making anyone rich.”