Ecko is a fork of Mastodon with extra features requested by the community.

How does it compare?

There doesn't seem to be a good system-level diagram that captures what we know about the human mind. Based on reading, listening to podcasts and some meditation this is my attempt. My goal is to determine where is tech weakest? Has anyone attempted to build a complete prototype?

Another attempt to do the fediverse unfortunately decorated with buzzwords. I'm all for initiative, but no mention of ActivityPub or Mastodon? Why go it alone when there's this community that seems to have a common interest in decentralized social networking?

Been writing a lot more recently and it's just good. One trick to try is stream-of-consciousness, not stopping or going back to edit. I found myself still using backspace and stopping so made this single pager to help turn it into an exercise.

Write Without Stopping:

Ecko now has themes that help improve accessibility in a very simple way. If a toot has media with no caption, it gets a red border as shown/described in the attached images.

These new themes are now live on Admins of the adventurous sort can add to their Mastodon instance with the changes shown in

Thanks to @blindscribe for raising the issue and providing the CSS tweaks!

One of the things I love about buying used over the internet is the assortment of notes and cards that are sometimes included.

This one feels like one of those little objects that could be the center of its own story.

You want themes? We got themes. 😂

Having trouble currently with the latest Ecko docker builds but this is on which is managed via YunoHost.

Early Christmas present... An open source smart watch! Hope I find the time to get it running. Had hopes of recording voice memos on the go in luxurious software freedom. :fire:

Ecko is now available for installation in . If you'd like to try in an easy, low-risk, self-hosted way, this is it.

Please report any issues at and have a nice day.

Thanks to @PaulaToThePeople for raising this idea, to -soc for having a working ynh package to mod and to for making this quest for better social networking possible.

Isn't it funny how often things that should be simple can get flipped and become anything but?

Here we have a simple faucet with hot and cold water, but in the common case that it takes a while for hot water to appear, one wonders which way for cold?

Is it up because the handle should go in the direction of the blue dot or down so that the blue dot is brought into some position relative to the base?

My daughter has been doing portraits and sketches since she was old enough to hold a colored pencil. She just sent me this for the C4Social project so... meet Charles, our new mascot/logo/protocol robot. 😍

Meanwhile the `fetch chromium` is giving alarming messages about fatal early EOF and index-pack failed. Still have 21gb of free disk space and internet has been fine so hopefully it retries. 🤷

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Chromium mac build instructions say:
Expect the command to take 30 minutes on even a fast connection, and many hours on slower ones.

I've been running this for 1.5 hours hitting speeds of 30Mbps regularly. Not sure if this is slow or fast but I'm seeing a git Receiving objects that's been stuck on 63% for a while.

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Creating magic through evolution of the Fediverse. Running Ecko, a community-driven fork of Mastodon managed using the Collective Code Construction Contract (C4) by the Magic Stone Community. C4 is a protocol for asynchronous, non-blocking, distributed, problem-focused software development.