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hello, i'm phoebe. i live in nyc. i dont love computers but i do love talking to friends and strangers on the internet so it is an uneasy truce.

what i wrote in my bio is "i am a weird tech loser and artist. i enjoy contrarian ways of thinking about computers. i like plan 9, apl/k, forth, minimalism in technology, and maximalism in art" which is also true.

i put some of my art and writing on www.timeflayer.com which is my website.

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i recently set my twitter account on fire and then drove it off of a cliff because a friend died and i started feeling uneasy about the relationships i was forming through manipulative corporations. i feel uneasy about mastodon, also, but merveilles.town is the one instance that seemed compelling to me so i am thankful to have received an invite. i look forward to meeting you all.

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@dogstar welcome to town! From reading your bio/website it sounds like you'll be amongst likeminded folks.

Nice to meet a fellow livecoder 👋 If you have any question about the fedi, lemme know :) Sorry to hear about your friend.

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@neauoire thank you! i really miss livecoding. i could do some more online performances, but the dynamic between performer and audience was always something i thought heavily about and i would miss that aspect of doing it online.

thanks for the welcome :)

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@neauoire also i keep forgetting i put all the raytheon stuff on my site lol, i just was feeling quite a lot of angst about those aspects of the tech industry which tend to be overlooked a lot.

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@dogstar well, most people on here will echo these same sentiments toward modern tech. It's a bit of a bubble here where everyone's wiki will have at least one diss page on javascript.

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@dogstar welcome on fedi! Merveilles is the best place on fedi so you should be comfy. Happy to talk 9 stuff whenever :)

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@julienxx ah totally! lately i have not had enough time or brain space to be on 9gridchan, but i have a few small projects i definitely want to work on over the holiday break

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@dogstar hi phoebe! im so sorry for your loss. happy to have you here though!

Welcome!
Nice to have you with us! New here? Start with following some tags and people! Go check out public stream on your server to find some. Keep adding more people and tags, you can always unfollow something you don't want later.

Also do share your own stuff - write posts, upload images and add relevant tags so similar-minded people can easily find it. Consider filling out your profile as well, no personal data required. Any questions? Don't hesitate to ask, we are here to help.

Have fun on the network! :)

@dogstar Welcome to town! I see that you are a livecoder too! I hope you'll feel welcomed here :glenda:

@dogstar So glad to have known you Phoebe. And nice to see you here.

@vu3rdd totally agree! delighted to have crossed paths again here :D

@eider i am ok i am waking up a bit here

to be honest i dont know if i understand the social implications of a bunch of people sharing my introductory post from a while ago but it makes me feel loved and appreciated so it is nice

how are you?

@dogstar good morning! Today I have returned to work after Christmas holiday so I’m a little bit sad... the life!
I didn’t know that your introductory post was from a while ago 😅

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