(This doesn't mean that those social networks don't have problems! …it just means that people on other social networks don't usually know what they are.)
(…also my Twitter archive does go back to before 2013: I didn't include those in my archive because it turns out the way I was tweeting at the time was, to put it bluntly, pure unadulterated cringe.)
I've downloaded my Twitter archive and turned it into a single-page archive of all my tweets since the beginning of 2013: https://tweets.infinitenegativeutility.com/ I'm still iterating on it, but it's more or less browseable as-is.
Also, the username—aysámanra—is "dreamer" in an old conlang of mine. (I don't do conlang stuff much any more, but it's an old hobby that's still dear to me.)
In light of the influx of new arrivals, I'll do a fresh #introduction: I'm Getty (he/him) and I'm a 30-something living in the Pacific Northwest. Programmer by trade and sometimes hobby, linguist by academic background, also into writing, art, crafts, food, cocktails, and abysmally bad puns. (Plus very strong left-leaning politics, but I usually keep politics off my social media these days.) I also was aisamanra on Twitter, and I'm aysamanra on Cohost.
Rings of Power general thoughts
I mostly felt lightly positive about it and some things I really liked—especially the Harfoots, who were corny 80's fantasy in the absolute best way, and I also liked the depiction of Númenor—but damn was that a show that needed to be a miniseries. Tons of episodes were just characters moving around slightly, and it could have been so much snappier.
Also that one action scene episode was interminable and dragged the whole show down.
Potential title: "Get Brecht, scrub!"
The elevator pitch for Matzo is something like, "What if Tracery but more of a programming language?" Pretty firmly alpha-ish software, but I already use it on a regular basis for stuff like quick random generation while running tabletop games.
At some point I'm going to make a proper website for the language, but I now have a working and reasonably polished "try in the browser" for Matzo, my random-text-generation language: https://gdritter.com/mtz.html
that spooky janitor character in the direct-to-video movie of your life
formerly @keweddji as well as @aisamanra and @uzhdanra on birdsite. he/him
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