Repeatedly unable to access https://mastodon.cloud/@mbeveridge (since Apr17), so have created https://vis.social/@mbeveridge. And it seems a better fit :)
@mbeveridge ah great, well, welcome!
vis.social is an open social platform for creative people, especially anyone in SciArt, SciComm, data, visualization, creative coding, and related arts and research. English is the common language of the instance.