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my old one was stale and needed an update.

i am Erin.
i am a woman, who loves women. i am trans. i am white. i am young, and a student. i have severe OCD, anxiety, and depression, and a shitton of self-worth issues. i am usually anxious.

i use the surname Moon online. i program software, do maths, and design electrical systems. i am the head of the Rustodon project (github.com/rustodon/rustodon). i do ML research for $dayjob.

i listen to and play music. i am trained in piano, but love synths. jazz and funk are my shit, as well as an embarrassing amount of shitty EDM.

i do not generally play video games. when i do, it's usually a lot like work. for relaxation, i read: fiction, comics, nonfiction.

i am strongly left-leaning to the point of anarchism/anarchocommunism. i try to only build systems that do not harm other humans, now or reasonably in potentia.

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A tall, slight girl with long, messy purple hair.
She wears a pair of thick, green cut-epoxy glasses; the lenses flicker with glowing symbols.
She has a shaved patch on the left side of her head, with a protruding twist-lock electrical connector.

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i'm a tankie. i'm an anarkiddie. i'm a channer. i'm a wokescold. i'm a dirtbag left. i'm a debate bro. i'm a radlib. i'm a demsoc. i'm a socdem. i'm a breadtuber. i'm a psyop. i'm a cia plant. i'm a larper. i'm a nazbol.

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@geesehoward vibe status: Not cute! Ukrainians only get invaded when they are very stressed

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QA testers unionizing could be huge. that is the absolute worst and most abusive element of game production and that's saying something

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british cuisine is if the long john silvers menu was a country lmaoooo

learning about ERC721 just to scam cryptobros out of money such that i can give it to troons in need

funny running one of the oldest instances on fedi now !

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wowww there's like no real reason to upgrade my instance from 3.2.0 to 3.4.4 or whatever current is...

woah i havent heard the masto boop in so long

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more things need to be decentralized in the "its just a bunch of your friends' and enemies' computers" and less in the "its a web3 transactive marketplace of ideas" way

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thinking a lot about soulseek recently and the way content is only available when other people are online. temporal partitioning is really interesting from a social standpoint, and adds to the existing almost sociospatial dynamics of online communities

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people kept trying really hard to put social features into AP2. it didn't work out well tbh! things don't have the behavior ppl expect and then they get mad. and i think that's because it's a platform *for people*, rather than an arbitrary construct people carve space from (which historically is often the root of little internet subcultures)

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things need to have less technical features and more social affordances. things should be more ephemeral but in the irc way : it's not enforced, individual users or communities can keep things around, but by default systems don't attempt to ledger well

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spun out on addy a couple weeks ago . thinkin bout how the internet isn't bad enough... things should be worse (technically) and more fragmented (socially) and we didn't do that well enough with ostatus/AP/the stuff on them

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