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A collection of things I made for people new to #Mastodon, based on questions I commonly see in the public timelines during influxes of new folks. :)

Privacy settings: dev.glitch.social/@cassolotl/9

Local vs. federated timelines: dev.glitch.social/@cassolotl/9

A two-way 🐘🐦 @crossposter: crossposter.masto.donte.com.br

How to find and interact with toots that haven't reached your instance yet: dev.glitch.social/@cassolotl/9

Trending topics: mastodon-tags-explorer.hcxp.co @tagsexplorer

#FAQ #FAQs #mastopedia #tootorial #meta

I really wish LibreOffice Impress didn't fall to pieces as soon as a few 'large-ish' images were dropped into some slides.

Hooray another possible power-outage for the building today! Show more

Gooooooooood morning everyone! It's 24 April.

If you see this and you haven't posted a toot for a while then have a go now!

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I've just discovered reconfigurable materials using origami and they are sooo cool to watch °w°

Viday link: youtube.com/watch?v=7A_jPky3jR

Adversarial Attacks Against Medical Deep Learning Systems (CW: medical images) Show more

Bug on the balcony (close up photo) Show more

Cellfie triptych. They're all the same type of cell except the left panel is missing a gene and the right is over-expressing that gene. Or maybe it's just an artefact.

scicomm.xyz/media/4XIMSUCxKvkK

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This is the best intro to 🐘 I’ve seen yet, addressing technical and cultural factors.

“An increasingly less-brief introduction to Mastodon” by @noelle

gist.github.com/joyeusenoelle/

I could let this gel run for longer but... I'd rather cut it up and go home!

scicomm.xyz/media/h2DiITpUtRL-

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This is the Hubble Ultra Deep Field. With the exception of 3-4 foreground stars every object you see in this image is a galaxy.

octodon.social/media/G-HUbgxfr

"What exactly is ‘N’ in cell culture and animal experiments?" Show more

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Scientists find that earth bacteria could thrive on Enceladus! t.co/xegOd4r5PQ
- universal_sci
#newsbot

Flippers are not just for swimming! Sea turtles use their flippers to hold on to food like jellyfish or pin down scallops to help eat them.

peerj.com/articles/4565/

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« Made this chart last year as a Kickstarter award but am now making the image available as a free download. Just right click and save and feel free to share. t.co/4BLh0aEBsT »

— Retweet twitter.com/usefulcharts/statu

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Have you ever wanted to search for a unicode character but you had no idea where in the damned unicode space it is? Suffer no more! This website lets you _draw_ a character and it'll find the most similar ones 😍

shapecatcher.com/

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I am a convert to isopropanol (alright, propan-2-ol) replacing methanol in Western blot transfer buffers. It works great but carries none of the environmental or toxicity problems. It also smells much better! Two enthusiastic thumbs-up 👍 👍