With the new team on board, we’re ready to share some of the groundwork we've been doing for Bluesky. https://blueskyweb.xyz/blog/3-6-2022-a-self-authenticating-social-protocol
This touches on something I want to have, plus seen with the influx of new users, a decoupling of identity from host. A number of people joined counter.social and then soon left for different grounds. Plus my changing from Misskey to Pleroma on the same host. And my eventual move from matrix.org to a homeserver.
> Some people prefer smaller communities, […] but with Bluesky we want to give users the option to participate in global conversations the way they do on large social networking platforms.
Well there's their problem. Humans can't do sociability at such scale. If *anyone* can chime in instantly, you stop interacting with *people* and start dealing with hordes of strangers. Think about how depersonalised a big city feels. A “global, social” network is an oxymoron.
mastodon.matrix.org is one server in the network