[Ilugc] [ILUGC] Let's all join in on Diaspora!
tyrosrampage29 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 29 18:28:11 IST 2011
I am a little embarrassed to say that although I've been a member of the LUG
for quite a while, I haven't contributed much to the mailing lists. As a
matter of fact, I think this is my first thread! So, in the same "noob"ish
fashion that new members, I'd like to say that I am sorry I am not abiding
by the Code of conduct. I want to make up for the lost time. So, let's get
to the topic at hand:
All of us who are dying to get a Diaspora login can get one right now! -
Yes, right now at diasp.org for free obviously.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with Diaspora, let me explain - It is an
open-source peer based social networking platform. It is like facebook or
G-plus, but you control all you data. You own all your data and have full
control over the privacy! No more corporate muscle people. The democracy of
the social network is here. Become it's netizens now!
If you get a membership at one diaspora pod (servers) you can access members
of all pods, ie., I have a membership at diasp.org but you can have your
diaspora id on your own private pod but I can still connect with you. This
holds good for all pods. Even the first official pod by the developers (
joindiaspora.com) runs connected to all! It's not like you can't with you
orkut friends from facebook! It's a universal platform.
You can get a list of a lot of featured pods and their up-times at
You can also learn more about the structure and working about diaspora on
Ruby on Rails experts can also start contributing to the project via code.
By the way, I missed the RoR session from last week and I'd love to have an
Getting to the social side of it, I just opened up a chennai MAD(IASPO)RAS
meetup at our meeting next month! (12th November, 2011). The link is
here(meetup) <http://www.meetup.com/Diaspora/Chennai-IN/>. Please join in
and populate both diaspora and the meetup. (And oh, I hope the
office-bearer(s) doesn't/don't mind. :P)
I have also just started (i really mean just now. So, it's still being
modified) a blog for the Chennai diaspora community at
I want some help from some "ruby" and "ruby on rails" devs as well as good
bloggers to help populate the blog with a lot of useful stuff on diaspora
both for users and other devs. I would love it if we get recognized as a hub
of activity for diaspora-chennai.
PS. I am really sorry for the long post though!
A *KEYBOARD* is mightier than a sword.
You can catch me at diasp.org/u/faytaliti or at faytaliti at diasp.org or at
this email address.
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