I haven't seen a respected community staple crash its own reputation as spectacularly as #Freenode since SourceForge started injecting malware into downloads
@cypnk yahoo rebranding!
@sprkwd Oh yeah, that's a strong contender too
I still miss that directory. It's weird which parts of Internet history still hold attachment
@cypnk it was genuinely excellent. Serendipitous browsing. Much more exciting.
@sprkwd @cypnk might be an interesting concept to revisit - a curated index of interesting or curious websites.
You'd be able to filter by new additions or view the full index thus far!
@polychrome @sprkwd @cypnk
Maybe something wiki-like?
I did notice that the old Mozilla index still exists in a couple of forms. Curlie seems to be the least dead one:
Hello! mas.to is a general-topic, mainly English-speaking instance.
We're enthusiastic about Mastodon and aim to run a fast, up-to-date and fun Mastodon instance.