Show newer
glyph boosted

Manyverse isn't part of the Fediverse, because it works very differently. It's part of the SSB (aka Scuttlebutt) network, and is trying to make SSB more user friendly.

However, the aim of Manyverse/SSB is very similar to the Fediverse: to decentralise social media. You may want to try it out!

Manyverse have just released their first desktop apps, so Manyverse is now available for all major platforms (Linux, Mac, Windows, Android, iOS). You can find out more and download the apps at:

manyver.se

They also have a Fediverse account at @manyver_se

I've previously posted that Manyverse is serverless, but this isn't quite true. It can be very difficult to reliably connect internet users peer-to-peer, so Manyverse uses special servers called "Rooms" to connect users. However, actual user data is not stored online, so data storage is still serverless. There's a video explaining Room servers at youtube.com/watch?v=W5p0y_MWwD

#Manyverse #SSB #Scuttlebutt #SecureScuttlebutt

glyph boosted

I did it! Finally made a full video showing how I make isometric mini worlds in out of Creative Commons photos and images.

This world has a Japanese tea garden theme, and I ran the screen recorder while I made it, then added commentary of the process.

I'm looking for feedback on which techniques used people would most like dedicated step by step tutorials on, so please share your thoughts.

youtu.be/4pU3ULumx2c

Why cities are better with cargo bikes.

An interview with Jos Sluijsmans in Nijmegen, Netherlands.

youtu.be/vQ-fch1LRWk

glyph boosted
glyph boosted

Hard to express how appreciative and grateful I am for everyone here 🖤

Show thread

2021

- Practised qigong every single morning
- Established a mycology reading group
- Made tempeh for the first time
- Started riding fixed gear
- Created artwork for the Svendsolar gathering in Denmark
- Made it through the bardo of benevolent vampires
- Read 14+ mycology papers and several plant ecology papers
- Contributed to Scuttlebutt implementations in JS and Rust
- Started reading in Japanese
- Helped my neighbours
- Deepened my relationships with friends and family <3

glyph boosted

We reduced the number of ingredients that appear on the Grimgrains homepage. As much as I liked having a wall of food, the site will now load faster :>.

grimgrains.com/site/home.html

Dervla Murphy, an Irish touring cyclist and author of adventure travel books.

"In 1963 Murphy set off on her first long-distance bicycle tour, a self-supported trip from Ireland to India. Taking a pistol along with other equipment aboard her Armstrong Cadet men's bicycle (named Rozinante in allusion to Don Quixote's steed, and always known as Roz), she passed through Europe during one of the worst winters in years."

glyph boosted

Here's an update from @somnius, also shared on Patreon and OpenCollective!

"There's a reason mental health is through the roof and I think not connecting with nature is the main cause of that. So hopefully people don't get too caught up in trying to film every trip and take photos of everything and just enjoy it for what it is and just ride and have fun."

- Matt from Crust Bikes.

glyph boosted
glyph boosted

@liaizon Fediverse lacks economic incentive. It relies on goodwill. A solid ground to stand on ❤

First attempt at tempeh seems to have been a success, though there's room for improvement.

I think I should have dried the beans better and cooked them a little less. I suspect the extra moisture inhibited mycelial growth around the periphery. Lots of water droplets visible on the banana leaf.

@focus404 Keen to hear your expert input :)

Overall I'm happy. My incubator setup provided consistent temps and the process was fun.

glyph boosted

Also, this should go without saying...

Tag/CW your Matrix spoilers!

Show older
Merveilles

Revel in the marvels of the universe. We are a collective of forward-thinking individuals who strive to better ourselves and our surroundings through constant creation. We express ourselves through music, art, games, and writing. We also put great value in play. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.