I see the #fediverse like FidoNet. Even though everyone can be reached across the network, you still have individual accounts on your favorite BBSes.
@jcorgan and whenever I went out in public with my Palm IIIxe and a folding keyboard I would always get approached by randos asking "How much does that cost?"
@jcorgan @alrs not sure if I should take that as a compliment, lol 😉
Yes, I remember. Back then you felt like being a part of something bigger. Today using the Internet is a so polished off thing that I don't feel a thing. Mastodon, bitcoin and other projects like helps change that and bring back "the good old days" :)
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