@dschorno anything in particular happen? Interesting story?

I think any popular political/economic movement is a direct result of the current system not working for a significant subset of the population. Even if the anger is being wrongly directed or the solutions sought misguided, it would be unwise to dismiss or disregard.

If you had to choose one reasonable feature that could be done through a bot, what would it be.

feed fox working on Twitter?
Poll bot?

Maybe I could make a poll bot? Would be kind of janky though. People would have to respond to post to vote

I think the lesson here for me is that not every convo is for learning or novelty. Sometimes its just about slowly building connections and relationships, laying another social brick. Especially with new relationships, often the convo will be simple.

There's a girl at my gym that comes at about the same time as me and everyone seems to know her. I admire and envy the little community of friends she has built around her daily gym routine. On the other hand a lot of the small talk she has seems banal to me.

This site combines teaching C++ and Perl with long essays against neoliberalism. softpanorama.org/index.shtml


This is absurd. What could possibly have more grit than gravel!

It's finally happened. Im creating something that I think might be worth giving a license. Now I just need to figure out which. My heart says GPL but tbh I don't really know what the alternatives are.

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this little one right here did a good job...I'm proud of her :blobcatcoffee:

Also if your active on both sites, you should follow me at

mastodon: @zacharius
twitter: @faddisZach

One word of caution. If you decide to use it please be active on both sites. If your just constantly posting into the void without ever interacting then why are you even here man?

I was thinking about making a mastodon-twitter crossposter when I came across this.

Its much better and easier to use than anything I would've made.

Been using it for about a week and I'd say its been a success.

Definitely not the most secure but this could be a quickly implemented stop gap measure until we switch to a reasonable system with cryptographic keys and public ledgers.

I trust a credit statement to tell me that a person was at a place and did a thing much more than an illegible scribble on a paper.

Business Idea: Set up a system to sign legal documents by making small credit card transactions.

Credit cards are about he only thing most people have on them at all times, has ok security features, and a global processing system.

Ya, Im going to delete it. I was just poking it to see what would happen.

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Refactor Camp

Mastodon instance for attendees of Refactor Camp, and members of various online/offline groups that have grown out of it. Related local groups with varying levels of activity exist in the Bay Area, New York, Chicago, and Austin.

Kinda/sorta sponsored by the Ribbonfarm Blogamatic Universe.

If you already know a few people in this neck of the woods, try and pick a handle they'll recognize when you sign up. Please note that the registration confirmation email may end up in your spam folder, so check there. It should come from administrator Zach Faddis.