Writer of stories reaching beyond the rumored coming dystopia to find a sustainable future. Game designer of interactive narratives and tabletop roleplaying games that show what we are when we’re alone and what we can be when we’re together. Musician exploring intersections of synth, acoustic, and field recordings; writing folk music for when the sky becomes the color of television tuned to a dead channel. Contributor to a more decentralized internet and a less disposable world.
Considering buying a window air conditioner. Not for me. I'll sweat all day to save a couple bucks. But my poor computer is struggling. It's sputtering like an over-leaned plane engine.
Finally closed the dozens of tabs I had open in Firefox. You know the ones. Read-this-later tabs. For-future-reference tabs. Closed them all. I'm free.
The capitalist desire to buy a new mechanical keyboard even though my current one works perfectly fine. Get behind me, Satan.
The nearly debilitating anxiety of signing a one year lease for an apartment. You mean to tell me I have to live in this one place for a whole year? Crazy. Anyway, I signed it. Hello, Virginia.
Well. I guess I don't use a search engine anymore.
On today's edition of beating games from a decade ago using a modern graphics card I absolutely do not need, Metro 2033 Redux was pretty good.
Dear fedi, first of all apologies as we're going to potentially spam this timeline a bit. We're introducing the #fediverse to an audience of art and design practitioners, as part of an event dedicated to alternative tools and platforms: https://thehmm.nl/event/the-hmm-on-alternative-platforms
It is a presentation that will take place entirely within the fediverse and best followed through the #fediverse hashtag or here: http://post.lurk.org/tags/fediverse
We are going to divide this presentation in two: a description of the fediverse in general terms, and what it can mean for the field of art and cultural production.
In total, there will be 10 toots spread over 10 minutes. During this presentation members and friends of the LURK instance will join us, as it is also a mini #LURKbirthday party for celebrating our 3 year anniversary on the fedi!
Have a goooood morning 🙃
🦜 MailTape 491 with Noon Garden
Today, we present a delightful selection of eclectic discoveries to welcome you into your Sunday morning. For this awakening, our dear guest Noon Garden curates a pass of vibrant tracks to add bouts of energy into these early hours.
Based in London, Noon Garden is a pioneer of the exotic psych-pop movement, drawing influence from African funk, disco, and psychedelic movements of past and present...
Sometimes you just need to sketch Earthworm Jim.
"You know, it's interesting, they always tell people to write about what they know about. But you don't have to know about things, you just have to be able to imagine them really well." -- Ursula Le Guin
Introducing another of my popular bots ported to the fediverse: @1994clipart. Regularly posts random clipart from a 1994 CD-ROM of 10,000 clipart images.
I've come to terms with the terrible haircut I gave myself. Growth. Progress.
Especially with the macaron theme. Wow, those colors!
Feeling nostalgic browsing my little sister's Pokémon cards. And like an old person—some of these new ones are wild. I wonder how hard it would be to create new, random cards generatively.
I'm obsessed with Mastodon, y'all. Especially the Hometown fork. Local feeds are so pleasant to browse. Feels like the old internet.
Raise your hand if you followed the geocities > myspace > twitter > mastodon pipeline. ✋
Spent the last two weeks finally learning #HTML and #CSS. Built myself a little website from scratch (with the help of 11ty to put it all together). Couldn't be happier with my small contribution to a more decentralized internet. Check it out and tell me what I did right/wrong.
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