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:: Twitter (sarcastic)

@2017.07.26 [Wed] 23:30 in /tech/

Don't use twitter!

This is half joking, but I just got banned today on twitter.

I asked someone a while back, are you retarded?

... and got hit with a ban for a report filed sometime earlier today.

Warning: offensive language follows!

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:: mastodon

@2017.07.25 [Tue] 22:05 in /tech/

Don't use Mastodon Social! ............... ........ (followup)

Aside from the UI being shit and the search function being broken, and very little usability features for migrating from twitter, finding friends, etc, Mastodon suffers from a serious administration problem.

I was one of the first hundred users in the network (which now, no doubt, has tens of thousands of members). I'm actually friends with several on the development and admin team. Knowing twitter's shortcomings and being interested in decentralized microblogging since Diaspora announced itself, you can sure bet I wanted Mastodon to succeed.

Well, what's the problem then?

It's a safe space for witches, furries, SJW, crybabies, and infinigender chumps.

After making a series of "toots" (stupid name) about why the new left (left-anarchists, socialists, etc) needs to reject Social Justice Warriors and significantly distance themselves from the identity politics movement in order to gain real political power, and to avoid another Hillary Clinton fiasco, I was greeted with this cheerful message:

No explanation. No warning. No email. And no violation of their stated policies (aside from, we reserve the right to remove a user from our service at any time, we're decentralized so just pick the server you want / host your own, etc etc). I wasn't using slurs. I wasn't abusing users or marginalized groups. I wasn't stalking, leading witch hunts, calling for violence, or anything of that nature -- simply saying that a division needs to occur in non-mainstream leftist politics.

I'm a Patreon contributor. I've donated scripts, code, etc to encourage adoption. I've converted a bunch of people to the service and remained optimistic. But now, ironically, I've been instabanned mysteriously from the platform that people join when they fear being instabanned mysteriously from Twitter.

Fuck you Eugen Rochko. Mastodon.social sucks. You suck.


Follow up: He got me banned on twitter for this post.

Pathetic!


:: Fed up

@2017.05.24 [Wed] 14:20 in /meta/

I'm fed up with the guy who's decided to waste all his time trying to make the services I run on this site turn into complete garbage. ("ironic" racism, "ironic" pedophilia, abusive language, spam, ban evasion, etc). There's no longer any motivation for me to continue investing my energy into maintaining these services -- a drawback of registration-free websites.

This same individual likely also tweeted a fake bomb threat from the #jp twitter bot, associated with Sageru, which had been continuing for several years in various forms with positive reception, provoking a response from U.S. federal agents yesterday.

Closing up shop, here. Fuck you, guy. If anyone can provide information on him, it would be appreciated.

If anyone would like to continue hosting / moderating any of the subsites here please let me know.


:: hotkeys

@2017.05.13 [Sat] 23:00 in /tech/

For one reason or another, my mouse buttons on my thinkpad have been acting up

So here's my workaround:

#InstallKeybdHook
#UseHook On
LAlt::LButton
RAlt::RButton
+Capslock::Capslock
Capslock::Ctrl
LCtrl::LAlt

What I have:

It's pretty decent.... worth investigating if you ever have the same issue.


:: sakuracon 2017

@2017.04.20 [Thu] 17:30 in /life/

Sakuracon 2017 was a great experience. I'm glad I was able to meet so many great friends and it was wonderful to go on a little vacation.

I'll post notes and update this post with time.

Still working on LispMark, Iyagi BBS, and a few other projects. Sorry for the lack of updates -- I've had WiFi problems and been busy otherwise.

Also working with a friend to record music for a 4x13 music label! (!!!!)


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