@cadxdr @samwightt @firstname.lastname@example.org @nathan the FOSS- and tech-centered instances are almost all worth blocking imo. there are 3 that I haven't blocked: bsd.network which has some absolutely delightful people on it, hackers.town which has some good people but also some not-so-good people, and floss.social which i have no strong feelings about but at the very least haven't had any bad interactions with
There is a vocal "FOSS" subculture here which is mostly white libertarian techbros. They are different from other techie instances which are mostly LGBTQ-friendly and nice, like cybre.space, lgbt.io (tho I think that instance went away?), and cathode.church.
Generalist Hometown instance with a strong focus on community standards. No TERF, no SWERF, no Nazi, no Centrist.