Howdy all, and thanks, Matt, for the invitation. It's ironic--I've been writing about self-sovereignty and owning your own data and all, and yet I hadn't discovered Mastodon. Seems pretty cool so far.

A way to access the Fediverse, for attendees of Penguicon, an annual convention of science fiction, open source software, and all geeky interests, in Southfield, Michigan, USA. Convention info: