As part of our recent moves toward better fitness, my partner & I picked up a secondhand exercise bike in the fall. Nice enough bike, but batteries were left in the display module when it went into storage, so it was dead when we got it. Enter the Arduino nerd; I set out to build a replacement module.Continue reading “Bike Display Replacement”
My Fedi-Follow widget is ready for a full 1.0.0 release!
The widget provides an interface for Fediverse users to easily follow or share a url from their home instance. It’s the first stage in my plan to make it easier to integrate Fediverse sharing and following into other platforms, like WordPress or other site engines.Continue reading “Full 1.0.0 release: Fedi-follow Widget”
I've made a widget to make it easier for visitors to follow federated blogs and such on Mastodon. It presents a dialog to ask for their instance URL and confirm the account they are invited to follow, then sends them to a page on their instance to make it happen.
It's available for anyone to use; just link your visitor to https://eroosenmaallen.gitlab.io/fedi-follow/?follow=https://roosenmaallen.com/author/admin.Continue reading “Initial release: “Follow on Mastodon” widget”
So, I’ve been toying with the idea of putting together an online space game. Inspiration comes from things like TradeWars 2002, Escape Velocity: Nova and FTL, with multiplayer in the theme of a MUD. Real-time, but a bit chill, maybe as much a shared experience as a ”game”. In particular, I’m aiming for the server API to be conducive to AI/ML agents running around exploring.Continue reading “Bits of Galaxy”
I built a #MastoBot to post local #Covid19 numbers. In the process, I found Ontario Public Health's data feeds and ended up building something much more generic and reusable than I initially intended. Aside from the very local hospitalization and ICU numbers from KHSC, the Ontario feeds can be filtered to be useful anywhere in the province.Continue reading “Open-Source: Covidbot-Ontario”