Notes on Crawling Instances on the Known Fediverse

One of my favourite features of Fediverse is how different instances (whether it be Mastodon, Lemmy or Pixelfed) cooperate with each other over using the ActivityPub protocol. This is a fundamental feature of decentralised social media. For instance (pun unintended), users of mastodon.social can communicate with mastodonapp.uk, and mastodonapp.uk can communicate with pixelfed.social. As a … Read more

Book Review: Surrounded by Idiots

In our day-to-day lives, whether this is at home with family or at work with collages, we all know what it’s like to engage with people with different personalities. Some you may get on with, others not so. I’ve always had a fascination about understanding why people behave the way they do, so when I … Read more

My Outlook for 2024

To me, it certainly feels like 2023 has gone by so fast. I distinctly remember that around this time last year, I was in the process of submitting my PhD for my viva. 2023 has been a big year for me. By far, the two most important events of 2023 include getting my PhD and … Read more