Speaking of USENET, the moment I saw @Nikolai_Kingsley in my notifications I started having flashbacks.

And no, it wasn't because of 'Nam.

Can I contact the USENET Oracle through the Fediverse?

Trying to think of which social networks (still) provide for open content discovery, e.g., via open standards like RSS.

On the "walled garden" side, there's and —completely closed off. 's dropped RSS support, but you can still manage to scan for content with some workarounds.

On the open side, there's and the , of course; ; and surprisingly, , all of which offer RSS discovery. Any others I'm missing?

time! Let's call it dragfyre 101.

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