Seth Godin, on seths.blog:
It’s a network in the real internet sense of the word. It’s not just a network of users, it’s a network of servers as well_. No one owns it. _Like email, it’s a set of principles and rules, not a place. A federation is different than a corporation. It might not be as shiny, but it’s far more resilient.
Forgot to post this last month, but getting more relevant each day. The Twitter circus has made many of the Mastodon inconveniences bareable because it provides boring stability.