You've probably noticed that governance bodies all across the world (including the US, and in the EU but definitely elsewhere as well) are taking note about the shape of social networks.
Here's some early draft legislation from the EU. It says "gatekeepers" 16 times in 6 pages:
Wait, could it be? Am I seeing Twitter providing threaded conversations at last?
I tend to feel that threaded conversations improve discourse, even though the aesthetics of the last 1.5 decades of UI design has been to flatten everything out... so I hope I see more of this
Even on the fediverse... StatusNet's default UI used to be threaded back in the day. Some amazing conversations happened there that ended the moment the next revision switched to flat-by-default.
Almost look presentable thanks to some help by @mlemweb
webcam still sucks and office still a mess though
I'm so excited about the @spritelyproject demos I'm going to be able to show off once I finish this "captp handoffs" stuff!
I've had this whiteboard looming behind my head for a few weeks now...
Once I'm done I can finally work on the "distributed textual virtual worlds" demo!
fully chippy sample free edition
A version with *less* chiptune'y samples in it
Here's a song: "Toy Goblins Wind Down Slowly To Their Deaths". An arrangement in Milkytracker on an original tune by my friend @aeva. CC BY-SA 4.0.
Source (milkytracker): https://dustycloud.org/misc/toy-goblins-with-aeva.xm
Based on: https://musescore.com/aeva/toy_goblins
Really happy to finally get out this update about goings-on in @spritelyproject https://spritelyproject.org/news/state-of-spritely-december-2020.html
tl;dr RacketCon talk up, progress on the serializing-a-running-world system (Aurie), making progress towards textual virtual worlds.
Enjoy! And thanks to @davidrevoy for the INCREDIBLE character artwork!
Not the most flattering picture of me but the ducks make up for my deficiencies
(As seen in our duck-guest-starring @fossandcrafts episode:) https://fossandcrafts.org/episodes/17-gardening-seedling-to-seasoned.html
Guile running on Guix running on the Hurd running on a VM running on Guix running on my machine
You too could experience such joys https://guix.gnu.org/blog/2020/childhurds-and-substitutes/
My hair was out of control today so @mlemweb braided it and I think it came out pretty nice :)
Maybe I should wear my hair this way more often...
Avatar by David Revoy (based on a tiny sketch by me)
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