Looking into self-hosted Google Analytics alternatives, and… the competition is not so good, right? Matomo seems like the leader, but they are *really* pushing the paid version, and the self-hosted version relies on a lot of dependencies I don't want, like MySQL.
In my ideal world there would be some super-simple Node.js script that uses SQLite as a backing store, or an Nginx plugin, but I guess it doesn't exist? 🤔
OK *someone* here started following a bunch of, um, adult accounts, so the federated timeline here on vis.social was getting a bit, um, porny.
I've cleaned the timeline a bit, so as not to scare aware new folks or creep out current ones. You are all still free to follow whomever you desire — but those follows won't all appear on the federated timeline.
Submit a report if you see any porn accounts appearing there and I will filter them out.
Can't unlock an Android phone? No problem, just take a Skype call https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/03/android_skype_app_unlock/
One of the peculiarities of is the lack of text search.
This is actually beneficial! It makes it harder for trolls to search for words or phrases for the purposes of harassment. But the con of this is that it makes it difficult for people to discover your public posts.
That's where hashtags come in! Hashtags are fully searchable/subscribe-able between federated instances, So if you want your art/comics/musings to be seen, hashtags are the best way to reach a specific audience!
Anyone out there looking for a data viz job? We're a small team in a big non-profit / think tank working to communicate policy ideas + data into good visuals. We mostly work in React and D3. Position is based in Washington DC.
HMU if you're interested!
Hello everyone, I'm Kilo, new from tumblr, thought this might be a nice platform to share some of my artwork. I'm still a little confused about how this stuff works so please bare with me.
A little about me I'm male, currently engaged to my partner and mother of my daughter who is 4. Currently going to school to get a bachelor's degree in elementary education. I hope to make things long term here.
Greetings to my fellow denizens on vis.social, and the greater Mastodon #fediverse! I'm Joey, I'm a #writer and conceptual #artist currently residing in sunny #losangeles, #california, and I just launched a new project today, which you can follow at @unsolicitedconsulting
I look forward to developing deep and long-lasting friendships with each and every one of you.
All the best!
➡️ Data + vis + code + process lover
➡️ Admin of vis.social
➡️ http://pronoun.is/he (cis)
vis.social is an open social platform for creative people, especially anyone in sciArt, data, visualization, creative coding, and related arts and research. English is the common language of the instance.