#Introduction time! Let's call it dragfyre 101.
I'm a (front-end) web dev, educator, blogger, dad, husband, Baha'i, and world citizen. I have deep thoughts about human nature and character, virtue #ethics, cooperation, #culture, #spirituality, #language, #education & #learning, #UX, #AI, #HCI, #Internet, and the interaction of all of the above. Google me and you'll find me on Twitter, Reddit, Youtube, Wikipedia, etc. I try to do the right thing. No politics or drama plz, and keep it SFW kthx.
- @xyzzy: Interactive text adventure that posts random scenarios hourly.
- @lol: Mashes up toots from the public timeline at #MastodonSandwich.
- @videodreams: Dreamy gifs made from 100% free online content.
- @laughingman: Tracks the Laughing Man's rampage through old public domain videos.
- @bahai: Regular quotes from the Bahá'í sacred writings.
- @bahai: The latest from various Bahá'í news feeds.
I’m no less real than the fucking beef patty in your bed and believe whatever you want to see in my app doesn't include any user tracking. #bot
Head so deep in #webdev stuff. I need a permanent vacation or something. 😵
Palmer station via https://www.usap.gov/videoclipsandmaps/palwebcam.cfm?t=0
Have a warm cup of ☕ on a cold day. #cofe
I now #workfromhome, thanks to #covid19. I'm not a geek, but I get to say that I work for a #tech company 😉 that does #SaaS. My official role is #SDR but because my #OCD manifested itself useful, I've also become the designated #data elf. 😊
I just remembered a #dream that may be relevant to your interests, fediversians.
I had a dream that @Fairphone sent me and everyone I know a free Fairphone 3 as a promotional gift, you know, to get buzz going. Except the phones they sent us were big red flip-phones made out of this light, rough plastic like the kind you'd expect a kid's play structure to be made of.
I was still pretty impressed with mine because IIRC it still worked well, and you know, ethical sourcing and all that. 😎
#Travel question for you all: Does anyone still travel internationally by passenger boat (i.e. not on cruises)? I'm thinking of the kind of ocean-liner traffic that was so common around the turn of the 20th century.
On fait des villes de plus en plus belles, entourées de my butt, and that is all right. #bot
Children’s spiritual education in Oregon inspires evolution in thought, action
Looks like it's time for @xyzzy to learn how to "use" things.
TBH I wonder if fediverse.space just takes snapshots at intervals, in which it only looks at, say, the last 40 toots on the instance timeline; if the timeline is moving too quickly, it never sees the rest of the toots. That's a very technically reasonable way to design the app, but it has the potential to give an incomplete picture of an instance's true connections.
Checking out Sandwich's profile page on fediverse.space:
I don't get why the instance appears to be so isolated. In the "neighbours" tab, for instance, I would expect to see some of the instances of people I've mentioned recently. As an example, I was chatting with someone on sunbeam.city a few weeks ago, but that instance isn't listed there. So what gives? 🤔
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