Smartyflix makes videos about technology and pop culture, often with a historical slant. You can follow at:

➡️ @smartyflix

If the videos aren't all visible on your instance yet, you can see the complete set at tilvids.com/accounts/smartyfli

Here's an interesting one about popular 1990s software tools:

tilvids.com/videos/watch/36381

Apertus develops and promotes FOSS software and open hardware for professional filmmaking. You can follow them at:

➡️ @apertus

Their website is at apertus.org

One of their flagship products is the Axiom range of open hardware high end film cameras, produced in association with Magic Lantern (the makers of unofficial Canon firmware).

Ian Forrester works at the BBC's research and development section (which looks at using emerging technologies) and is really interested in the Fediverse. You can follow at:

➡️ @cubicgarden

His website is at cubicgarden.com

Graham Cluley is a well-known blogger on computer security, and co-presents a podcast about it called "Smashing Security". You can follow at:

➡️ @gcluley

The blog is at grahamcluley.com

The podcast is at smashingsecurity.com

HexDSL is a video blogger who posts entertaining chats about Linux, video games and assorted tech stuff. You can follow at:

➡️ @hexdsl

Here's an example video which combines all three topics:

share.tube/videos/watch/cb3b47

Never Obsolete posts screenshots of computing, tech and gaming from times gone by. You can follow at:

➡️ @256

The posts seem to provoke a lot of memories, it is well worth reading the comments 😃

Open Space Vids is a channel full of public domain videos related to space. You can follow at:

➡️ @openspacevids

The videos feature a mixture of historical and current topics.

You can see the complete set of videos at tilvids.com/accounts/openspace

MNT Research is creating a libre laptop called the MNT Reform. You can follow at:

➡️ @mntmn

The official website is at mntre.com with an English-language section about the laptop at mntre.com/media/reform_md/2020

Olimex manufactures open source hardware including low-price home servers, mini computer boards, laptop kits and components. You can follow them at:

➡️ @olimex

You can buy their hardware from olimex.com

One of their most notable products is the FreedomBox kit which includes everything you need to run your own @freedomboxfndn self-hosting home server. More info is available at olimex.com/Products/OLinuXino/

Big Car is a PeerTube channel about cars and automotive history. You can follow at:

➡️ @bigcar

The complete set of videos is visible through PeerTube at tilvids.com/accounts/bigcar/vi

Vex0r is a PeerTube channel about retro pop culture history, especially from the 1990s and 1980s. You can follow at:

➡️ @vex0r

The complete set of videos is visible at tilvids.com/accounts/vex0r/vid

MIT+K12 Videos are dummies guides to science and tech made by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. You can follow at:

➡️ @mitk12videos

You can also view the entire collection of videos through PeerTube at:

tilvids.com/accounts/mitk12vid

They are officially aimed at schools, but they work just as well as for any absolute beginner.

Al's Geek Lab is a video account about retro gaming, technology and related stuff. You can follow at:

➡️ @alsgeeklab

Because TILvids is quite a new instance, many of the older posts may be invisible on your instance. You can see all of them at:

tilvids.com/accounts/alsgeekla

OMG! Ubuntu! is a news site about Ubuntu, Linux and related topics. You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @omgubuntu

The website is at omgubuntu.co.uk

Mastodon

This is a brand new server run by the main developers of the project as a spin-off of mastodon.social 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!