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Feature request: Mastodon-style “this account has been redirected HERE” notices, but for everything I’ve ever said online in the last 20 years, pointing to the most recent thing I said.

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Just found a file on my PC called "mylife.jpg" from January 31, 2006:

I have this tab open in my browser by default, and read it every day, but never post.

Sorry for the lengthy downtime overnight, migrating all the existing media to S3 took a long time and I fell asleep. But it's done now, and we shouldn't be running out of disk space again (at least, not because of media uploads).

To test things out, here's a picture of a cat.

I realize fansites are mostly without purpose in 2018, and have been replaced by wikis and subreddits, but 1) the older fansites are still often linked as primary sources by those newer sites and 2) fan-sites-as-fan-art is just a fun medium and is frustratingly uncommon at this point :(

It's been over a decade since I made a fan site but I got the itch again a couple weeks ago, and started helping my friend redesign his old Venture Bros website, inspired by the look of the art book that came out this year.

It's been a really relaxing exercise, to design something simple with no external constraints or directives, but with an extensive visual bible to refer to whenever desired.

20GB+ of completely free reference photos. Use 'em for commercial or personal projects. No attribution required.

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the horrifying reality of watching your keys fall into a tiny crack in the ground

Searching the ol' Twitter for "telltale lego" reveals the saddest and most confused, but best results.

Forgot about this, am still happy with it: An old streaming logo for Idle Thumbs, made only using Windows screensavers. (I converted a vector version of the Idle Thumbs logo into a single-character truetype font so it could be used in the 3D spinning text screensaver.)

I'm happy to announce that my barebones ActivityPub server, implemented in Node.js/Express, is now open source! I intend for it to be a reference implementation for developers who are adding ActivityPub to their own services, but also it is an application server that you can build on if you want.

In other words, t's a few hundred lines of code that lets you create Mastodon-compatible accounts that can accept follow requests and post stuff to their followers.

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