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this is, legitimately, such a refreshing take after hearing Cliffy B "30 seconds to fun" or Sid Meier "find the fun" mantras repeated for the past decade in every dev space ever

Requested: More simulator games that modeled pro-cooperative behavior between the humans being simulated.

For example: Project Highrise, but it's a co-op owned building that the player can't unilaterally change without regards to the tenants' wishes.

Recommended reading for comrades and accomplices (all of these are available in audio format):

- Howard Zinn, A Peoples History of the US
- Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, An Indigenous Peoples History of the US and All the Real Indians Died Off
- Robin Kimmerer Wall, Braiding Sweetgrass and Gathering Moss
- Ijeoma Oluo, So You Want to Talk About Race
- Sonya Renee Taylor, The Body is Not an Apology
- Brene Brown on vulnerability
- bell hooks, anything and everything
- Angela Davis, ditto
- Bessel van der Beek, The Body Keeps the Score (large academic text on somatic trauma and recovery)
To be continued, feel free to add suggestions

A little self-promotion:

I just released the early access / beta version of my tabletop RPG, THIRSTY SWORD LESBIANS!

It's a feelings-focused game of crossing swords and falling in love, a celebration of queer power and affection!

If you're interested, please check it out at

🎵 async await, async await,
async await, async await,
async await, async await,
async await, async await,
in the future, the query future,
the client sleeps toniiight 🎵

so tonight i am hopefully going to get an activitypub server running

it works!

in only one day of screwing with it, and now i can throw more stuff behind it

also not the right thing to do anyway. i should be using a user bridge network instead!

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alright. now to get a caddy reverse proxy set up and figure out how to postgresql

the extent to which i am screwed just gets more apparent over time

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i feel like my years studying math and theory left me utterly unprepared for life on the fediverse

User-level instance muting is an absolute boon, by the way, and I wish the Mastodon interface didn’t hide it away.

subtoot, functional programming, ranty 

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