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our memories are fuzzy, but we have access to a tool that lets us reach for any event as if it just happened. this means any given person with an internet history becomes permanently branded with their mistakes, which NORMALLY get absorbed into growing as a person, but has been used online in order to "make examples" of people - pressuring/intimidating people into acting in self-serving ways. it's frustrating to witness over and over

Trying to make mobile suck less, working on Improbable Island's retro skin...

There ya go, folks, there's the new CoC. Treat the Island like a toilet.

Hey, I'm instituting a Code of Conduct on my text adventure game. You can read it here: please tell me what you think and let me know if there's anything I've left out. Boosts appreciated since I know Mastodon likes CoCs.

@slackz Organising on Facebook is handing a nicely formatted list of all activists, all their contacts, friends and family, their 24/7 location data, browsing history, and a list of how to manipulate them to the authorities.

It doesn't matter how many people are there, it's not worth it.

If people truly care about an issue they'll go to the extreme inconvenience of typing a different URL into their browser to visit a safer site with less surveillance built in.

Apologies for slow development and petition responses the past couple of weeks; one of my teeth has decided that it no longer wants to be a tooth anymore, and would prefer a career of MASSIVE PAIN IN THE FUCKING ARSE.

The Island is back up. It doesn't look like anything was stolen; I'm keeping an eye on things and will give more details tomorrow.

Improbable Island will be down for a little while due to a hacking attempt. I'm investigating and will be back with more details shortly.

hey play this game because it fucking rules
Hey I just published my new game, You Are Jeff Bezos. It is a game where you are Jeff Bezos and your only goal is to spend all his fucking money

Videogames/Indiepocalypse/Serious this time 

Read this. This article pretty summarizes what I see every day. And when I criticize it, half of the audience doesn't understand my point. They are simply to young and grew up with smart phones and fast lines.

"Software disenchantment": via

Programming is 99% plumbing, 1% really hard mathematics. When those who excel at the 1% build the remaining 99% also, you usually end up with systems that have unnecessarily-complicated plumbing.

I made another RPG this month, this time about faerie lords who were exiled from the fey realm (possibly because you destroyed it).

Now you are a creepy nightmare reature wandering the desert, using magic bells to lure victims I to the sand wastes so you can slaughter them and steal their memories. exists.

Netizen @Aaron_h2002 and @fireborn are building an instance for the visually impaired and the blind.

Follow them, and please help them get this off the ground, I look forward to what they bring to the fediverse.

@ImprobableIsland @ajroach42 Don’t know how he came up with the idea. Did it while in the after session childcare after a STEM day camp. Usually they just play games or watch videos. This wasn’t part of the camp itself.

Guide to Mastodon Positivity (*Long*read) 


Hi, everyone who just showed up from Twitter! I'm so glad you're here. Make yourselves at home, get a feel for the place, and if you like it, let your friends know about Mastodon!


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