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Hey there! I'm Somnius, a white tiger living in SF. I code websites, play indie & rhythm games, love all kinds of music, and turned vegan in the middle of this year.

Things I advocate for: furries, non-monogamy, sex positivity, gender identity, LGBT+ rights, democratic socialism.

All of you here inspire me so much with the amazing things you create. I have so much to learn!

Been in a mood to watch Mushi-shi a whole lot lately. Not much anime takes those top slots for me, but that one is one of the best, right up with Cowboy Bebop and Ghost in the Shell.

But it's a quiet show, about coexisting and learning how to live in nature, and what it's like to live with others.

What do you think? What do you all like to watch?

After noticing some issues with the audio player in the web ui, I noticed that I missed a Mastodon release! Welcome to v3.2.1, Merveilles :D

Here's the changelog:

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Whoa, there are some really neat ideas here: (thanks for sharing this, @faun!)

I'm especially interested about the MID (Mediator of Individual Data) idea. The entire idea of individuals getting paid for companies to use their data through a mediating body to handle the nitty-gritty for them sounds like a much better fit for our current situation—until capitalism finally goes the way of the dinosaur, at least.

I'm curious though: what do y'all think? :3

Merveilles meta, secure mode 

Update here: secure mode is now disabled! Folks should be able to access our public timeline without authenticating now.

Thanks for your patience!

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Merveilles meta, secure mode 

I'll be looking into this later today, I'll let you all know when it's been disabled. Here's the trello card for it where you can see more:

Thanks everyone! :3

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Merveilles meta, secure mode 

Hey all! After seeing numerous reports of issues interacting with our public timeline after enabling secure mode, and after taking a look, it seems like keeping it enabled is far more trouble than it's worth and doesn't actually give us that much more in terms of security.

Originally I thought enabling it would help protect us against instances we've blocked, and it kinda does, but it doesn't totally block things, just makes it more frustrating. Financials August - September 2020 

The numbers here are a bit higher because this is over 2 months, not just one. Was a little late on this, thanks for your patience! :3

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August - September 2020

Patreon: $179.31
OpenCollective: $4.86
Liberapay: $0
Ko-Fi: $27.90

Total: $212.07

DigitalOcean: $106.69

Total: $106.69

Income to Date

Costs to Date

Money left over

Oh yikes I haven't shared a financial report in a few months, time to get on that 👀

I… whoa. I know this is all in falsetto, but I haven't heard anything that sounds so ethereal, as far as voice goes. I've had this on repeat all day.

I wonder how they decided to voice Orpheus in this way.


Time for some vegan blueberry pancakes! 🥞

Hey all! Haven't posted in a little while, hope you're doing well :3

I've been reading! I've gotten through the first 3 books of the Earthsea series, re-read The Dispossessed, and next, I'm going to read Always Coming Home. All those books are by Ursula K. Le Guin, and wow I love her writing style.

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Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.