@wesleyac you’re famous! saw your post come through my 250+ point hacker news rss feed 🎉 very cool article and, as a sidenote,down with daylight savings time!
does anyone know what @followbot is?
@james I c u 👀
a while ago I started writing a blog post about how communities don’t scale and why we should stop trying to make giant social networks work (ie twitter/fb). my argument was largely based on Dunbar’s number but reading https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1723464.The_Breakdown_of_Nations has only made me think this is the case more.
soon ill finish writing this post (esp now that I have more ammunition for my argument), but for now I’d just like to say that I think the fediverse is a great idea.
I’ve been experimenting with Huginn lately and quite like it. It seems like you could accomplish most of what this does using a set of scripts with cron/smtp/a web server but I like that Huginn has all of the batteries included.
My current project is building YNAB/Venmo agents that can automatically charge people and create the appropriate YNAB transactions (in the correct budget) when I put something on my card to split (or a restaurant bill).
A decades old problem in #nyc that has the simplest of solutions which would benefit literally everybody: remove free on-street parking.
@wesleyac any reason why the profile directory is limited to those who have >10 followers? seems like that could be lower given that this instance has a pretty trusted set of users.
hi rc mastodon! and ty for getting me up and running @wesleyac
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