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Christopher Lemmer Webber

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the safest way to use computers is still abstinence

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Criticism is welcome, but remember to give constructive criticism, which includes consideration of how your criticism will affect the other person emotionally. The golden rule applies: how would you feel if you read the message was directed at you? It's hard for someone to constructively make use of criticism if receiving it is an emotional drain.

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Hi! You may most likely know me as co-editor of ActivityPub, the decentralized social network message which is more-than-likely how you're actually receiving this message!

Other things you may want to know:

- I'm a user freedom activist (free software, free culture)
- I post a lot of leftie politics stuff
- Expect lots of tech posts around lisp, decentralized network stuff, obscure-ish programming history shout-out Show more

@eylul I'm 100% serious about running ActivityPub D&D.

I just backed our Octodon admin's Patreon because this pure wonderful place is worth supporting.

@cwebber I'm a couple days late, but just sent $25 to SFC and ACLU! Now time to play some tetris :D

Some interesting people to follow:

- @wobblysaeeda New weird animations, every day
- @Sir_Boops just in case you wanted your timeline completely filled with gay furry shitposts
- @Curator promoting art from everywhere on the fediverse
- @technomancy lispy / functional game developer
- @janellecshane for all your weird shit generated from neural networks needs

New People on #mastodon / activitypub Show more

Holy shit I can just follow @blender which isn't even a Mastodon instance but a Peertube instance and it just WORKS. ActivityPub is AWESOME

@cwebber This is why we are using Racket for fractalide/hyperflow. Hands down best cross-platform GUI out there. Just Works.

@SUEtheTrex Hello! Welcome! So excited you're here. Remember when I came to visit last year? We had the best time.

🦖 M U R D E R B I R D 🦖

I'm happy to tell you that Sue, the T-Rex that likes hanging around Chicago museums, is here on the fediverse at @SUEtheTrex further proving that the past and the future go hand in hand.

@cwebber @dthompson ended up porting my Tetris over to #fennel:

doesn't do any speed or score tracking, but it's under 100 lines

using Polywell (my Emacs clone) for the mode system helps keep the input stuff more declarative

Speaking of ansi art... I just pushed a cute change to Racktris... something fun happens now when you quit!

@phoe @cwebber Whoa. Tetris is so much deeper than I realized. O_O

This thing came out sorta stopmotiony in a niceway due the way the simple deform modifier/ shapekeys and the bump texture all interact. I think I could do this in a more controlled way too (it's fun)

Some of my self imposed, often honoured in the breach WOB rules:
- square 1024x1024 resolution
- loops
- 100 frames or less
- fast to do
- wob a day
- 24 fps
- don't plan

Again, we need community auditable, secure, libre hardware designs powering out computer. We need RISC-V machines that are usable by everyday people.