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again a reminder that I am in process of moving art from old accounts to this. They are not copy paste as I reflect on what was and is as I do so but if you don't want to see them, you can filter out for a week, and you will still see my new work :)

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mastodon/fediverse self hosting survival guide 

1) How do I get my own /server? I am not a sysadmin. There is 2 routes to this.

a) a managed hosting like masto.host.
➕ very good for no technical experience. web server cost is built in. somebody else is doing all the maintenance
➖ it does cause a bit of a centralization, very few reputable options so limits the options to move.

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I guess it is time for another / :)

I am a cross disciplinary artist who works with a variety of media. I post a lot of , and occasion

Most of my work can be found under and tags


also art-lead and lecturer at

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I am an interdisciplinary artist who works with a variety of media ( ) I also advocate the
making of and teach photography.

now that we have a new influx of users (re) / was necessary (last one was I think 3 years ago?) Welcome, all new and returning users! :)

@eylul on a semi-shameless self-plug, I can also reference other projects:

minimalist audio plugin framework, supporting LV2, VST2, VST3, CLAP among other things github.com/DISTRHO/DPF

a set of audio plugins created with DPF
github.com/DISTRHO/DPF-Plugins

Other generally useful plugins
github.com/DISTRHO/Cardinal
github.com/DISTRHO/Ildaeil
github.com/DISTRHO/PitchTracki

LV2+Linux audio plugin ports
github.com/DISTRHO/DISTRHO-Por

Plugin host
github.com/falkTX/Carla

win/mac cross-compilation
github.com/DISTRHO/PawPaw

Here is this week's

@companyofwolves beautiful photography and art

@prokoudine creator of the Libre Arts blog

@falktx creator of KxStudio

@megjames artist who makes illustrations with open sourced software

Here is this week's

@companyofwolves beautiful photography and art

@prokoudine creator of the Libre Arts blog

@falktx creator of KxStudio

@megjames artist who makes illustrations with open sourced software

more of some very VERY old images

1) 2003 - MA, USA
2) 2008 - Aquarium in Atlanta
3) 2005 - Istanbul Turkey
4) 2007 - somewhere in the train, USA

all of these images were posted 2017 as part of although I have just re-edited 3 in

there will be a lot of from this trip as this was one trip I came back home with something like 70GB of photographs.

Part of it was because is stunningly beautiful. Other part is because this was as an art residency (rather than a conference) so I had the time to photograph throughout 2 weeks I was there.

LGV10, edited in and originally posted in 2017

,

the day after the Ubuntu Summit I ran into this tree while walking around .

There is something hauntingly beautiful and eerie about fragile white flowers blooming alongside bright orange falling leaves.

A gentle ominous warning.

2022,

edited in


Here is another re-

I am an artist who makes software. I am known here more for my and but I actually make that sometimes also involves that has been exhibited in various places, so below are some examples of that.

I am also a / advocate and talk about production of and using these tools.

more from from my phone at the time. (LGV10)

I love the colored images of the but I also love this image series where I was just focusing on the form.

Edited in

Originally posted in mastodon in 2017 as part of

Alt-text /captioning images 

If you are and struggling with this:

@PleaseCaption will nag you every time you post an image without alt-text on DMs. Very helpful if you are forgetful like me.

not sure what to put in a caption? this post by @Curator is a great place to start mastodon.art/@Curator/10927903

if you need more help check this blog post written by a vision impaired web developer:

axesslab.com/alt-texts/

someone is actually trying to fix the longstanding header/avatar cache issue in mastodon. some help and visibility to this would be awesome as it is one of the largest issues running a smaller instance on software

pull request: github.com/mastodon/mastodon/p

original issue:
github.com/mastodon/mastodon/i

:opensource: 👂🏽Do any #OpenSource #audio geeks know of tools for #Android and/or #Linux that can set separate equalization for each ear?

:covid19: Because of #COVID, I have #hearingLoss in my left ear and I would like to boost higher frequencies to get it somewhat equal.

:boost_requested: Thanks for any ideas. Please boost if you have audio-smart followers that might have ideas for me, and please wear a mask so this doesn't happen to you.

more from from my phone at the time. (LGV10)

I love the colored images of the but I also love this image series where I was just focusing on the form.

Edited in

Originally posted in mastodon in 2017 as part of

Quick note to anyone who follows my other account FediFollows, it has moved to a new server.

If you're already following it should transfer your follow automatically, but just in case it hasn't you can follow here:

➡️ @FediFollows

If the account is new to you, it suggests interesting people to follow on here every day, and has a website at fedi.directory

Alt-text /captioning images 

If you are and struggling with this:

@PleaseCaption will nag you every time you post an image without alt-text on DMs. Very helpful if you are forgetful like me.

not sure what to put in a caption? this post by @Curator is a great place to start mastodon.art/@Curator/10927903

if you need more help check this blog post written by a vision impaired web developer:

axesslab.com/alt-texts/

signalboost about #artWithOpenSource tag 

Do you make illustrations with , and ? Use or for photo editing? Do you use for astrophotography? Do you use , or for music? Do you use any flavor of while making art? do you use for 3D modeling or for video. Do you use to design custom tools you need for

use tag to showcase what is possible with / tools.

tumblr on activitypub 

@cwebber this very interesting. On one hand tumblr is an interesting addition to the fediverse. On other hand this is a centralized service joining and and.. concern is definitely there about the risk of embrace extend extinguish model.

Tumblr to add support for ActivityPub, the social protocol powering Mastodon and other apps techcrunch.com/2022/11/21/tumb

And they mention the word ActivityPub! In the title! In a major article! Not just "Mastodon"!

Wow!

mastodon/fediverse self hosting survival guide 

1) How do I get my own /server? I am not a sysadmin. There is 2 routes to this.

a) a managed hosting like masto.host.
➕ very good for no technical experience. web server cost is built in. somebody else is doing all the maintenance
➖ it does cause a bit of a centralization, very few reputable options so limits the options to move.

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