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I'm happy to announce three new newsbots to the lineup!

Tech News
@emacs - 24/7 monitoring for new emacs articles and package updates from MELPA. If you use Emacs this is a great account to follow

@macrumors - The fabled Mac Rumors is now on Mastodon (again!)

@kiro7 - Local news for Seattle/Tacoma, Washington region

@jerry This release leaves out the mention of the git fetch/stash/checkout instructions. I remembered to do those but for newbies they won't know

INSTANCE UPDATE

Oki-doky. Looks like 2.5.0 is now installed. Enjoy!

INSTANCE NEWS

We're in the process of upgrading to Mastodon 2.5.0, things will be unstable for the next two hours

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📰 Greetings

I have upgraded the on innerwebs.social to stop the bad practice of duplicate tweets intended to increase click-thru.

Here's the lineup of what I'm repeating on Mastodon:

@BreakingNews 📰

@NPR - National Public Radio 📻

@BBCRadio4 - BBC Radio 4 📻

@darkstockphotos 😜

@WHYY - WHYY Philadelphia 📺

@6abc - WPVI Philadelphia 📺

@thehill - The Hill (all posts behind CW)

@9to5Mac - Apple rumors/breaking news 

@Slashdot - Tech aggregator 📱

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Hey Twitter followers, here's a handy invite link that should let you easily follow my new Mastodon account: liberdon.com/invite/EieGkpPW

It's amazing that we're still talking to a computer built about the time I was born... the furthest man-made object to ever leave the solar system. at 159 bps some people can type faster than that

>> NASA DSN DSS 14 receiving data from Voyager 1 at 159b/s.
IN LOCK OFF 1 MCD2

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DSS 26 receiving data from InSight at 802b/s.
IN LOCK OFF 1 MCD2

Hi. I'm the admin of innerwebs.social

My instance is open to all, except nazis and other ridiculous extremists. Please mark politics toots as Unlisted or use CW.

Current lineup

@BreakingNews -

@NPR - National Public Radio

@BBCRadio4 - BBC Radio 4

@WHYY - WHYY Philadelphia

@6abc - WPVI Philadelphia

@TheHillBot - The Hill (all posts behind CW)

@9to5Mac - Apple rumors/breaking news

@Slashdot - Slashdot tech aggregator

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Current innerwebs.social #newsbot list

@BreakingNews - #breakingnews

@NPR - National Public Radio

@BBCRadio4 - BBC Radio 4

@WHYY - WHYY Philadelphia

@6abc - WPVI Philadelphia

@TheHillBot - The Hill (all posts behind CW)

@9to5mac - Apple rumors/breaking news

@slashdot - Slashdot tech aggregator

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Sorry for the follow spam @JordiGH I had an accident upgrading to 4.2.2

@brychan@liberdon.com I'm good friends with a QPOC who's far-center-left (he's a pragmatist).

He's found Philly ANTIFA to be 99% white, completely tone deaf to POC issues in the flesh and in some respects, racist. (specifically, engaging in tokenism)

phillymag.com/news/2018/08/07/

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A generalistic fast (low TTL) Mastodon instance for USA and Canada.

A no-nonsense, Nazi-free social media. Serving Philadelphia-New York-Toronto-Montrèal areas with fast response and low latency.

Home of the Mastodon Newsbot Service

The following newsbots are running on this instance:

  • NPR / National Public Radio (United States)
  • WHYY / WHYY Philadelphia (an NPR radio station)
  • BreakingNews / NBC Breaking News (posts to public)
  • BBCRadio4 / Intelligent, insightful programming from BBC Radio 4
  • 6ABC / WPVI Television in Philadelphia
  • KIRO7 / KIRO Television in Seattle, Washington
  • TheHill / US Political news from The Hill (all posts behind CW)
  • Reason / Reason Magazine - Politics from a pragmatist libertarian point of view

Tech Newsbots

Some other newsbots

  • RT - Russia Today, the Russian state news broadcaster (English)
  • Le Monde - The World, popular French newspaper (French)