@darius maybe this is too boring and not heretical enough. But 🤷‍♂️ the “your friend likes X” feature got a ton of hate when it showed up, and I found it really useful. Not for engaging in the thread they liked but for finding new people who posted good content, but were too many degrees of separation away for me to find naturally,

@darius This might be too invasive but I’d love to be able to turn on a column of JUST “people you follow fav’d these posts” from time to time, because I’m still having a hard time finding new follows on here.

@pattheflip I grew up in Petaluma CA, which was the #1 egg supplier to the US some time in the 20th century, so it has a lot of chicken stuff in it. Our Jr High mascot was the Bantams, so I have always known this. A weird choice.

@tabacco I love a Phone Nook. It’s a shame we haven’t come up with a good use for them.

@joewintergreen@mastodon.social huge upside: you get to hear the whole Valve Song

@joewintergreen@mastodon.social s’alright. I have replied to you here a couple times, to create a little Exclusive Content.

Anyone who's experienced with game engine network programming interested in helping GZDoom get its client-server multiplayer branch fully working? Here's a brief report on its current state from one of the developers, I can put you in touch if you're interested:

@jplebreton @vs_everyone Maybe Clippy needs a sidekick, a crow who knows how to wield primitive tools.

A year ago I tried learning ActivityPub, and more or less failed. I was confounded by a spec that was so abstract I couldn't make heads or tails of it. Turns out I was missing some key things.

I have written a guide to learning about ActivityPub that I wish existed a year ago when I first set out to learn how to write social media servers that conform to the spec:


@nicknicknicknick maybe the spinning radial thing is hard to make legible in 1 bit? I’m sure there are ways but it wouldn’t be a 1:1 port.

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