A warm to @pbailey and @kevinroitero who joined IDF.social recently! Oh and all others anywhere in the Fediverse!!

Once you got settled in, write an toot and pin that to your profile.

I recommend @laura 's intro to Mastodon (below). Tech savvy ppl may glance over the ActivityPub W3C standard to grasp the full power.

laurakalbag.com/what-is-mastod

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@carsten @jeffreyluppes see my welcome message with a pointer to great read on why/how mastodon!

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Mastodon

The "unofficial" Information Retrieval Mastodon Instance.

Goal: Make idf.social a viable and valuable social space for anyone working in Information Retrieval and related scientific research.

Everyone welcome but expect some level of geekiness on the instance and federated timelines.