Blog

I don't really blog much (or tweet), but check below for some assorted thoughts/links/tutorials.

Basic intro to Slack bots with with node.js and Botkit

Learn to make a simple Slack bot and host it for free with OpenShift

#blog #bots #tutorial #slack #openshift #node #nodejs #node.js #botkit
Posted on September 15, 2016

One year of Botwiki

Happy birthday, Botwiki!

#blog #bots #botwiki #one year #project #update
Posted on July 13, 2016

Make an image Twitter bot with node.js

Learn to make a simple Twitter bot that posts images of cute animals.

#blog #bots #tutorial #twitter #openshift #images #node #nodejs #node.js
Posted on May 20, 2016

Detective 2.0

Finally, a leaderboard!

#blog #detective #opensource #update
Posted on April 24, 2016

FW: How to enjoy bots as a "noncoder"

Botwiki and bots are for everyone!

#blog #botwiki #bots #tech #diversity
Posted on April 6, 2016

You Are The Bot

An intervention for bot developers.

#blog #bots #essay #bot ethics #botmaking
Posted on March 18, 2016

Go ahead!

#stealthisidea

#blog #steal this idea #message
Posted on February 29, 2016

FW: The High Price of Free

"As an industry we have become accustomed to getting hundreds of hours of work, and the benefit of years of hard-won knowledge for free."

#blog #reblog #tech #free #labor
Posted on January 29, 2016

FW: Toward Humane Tech

"Maybe we've been designing everything wrong."

#blog #reblog #tech #humane #anil dash
Posted on January 25, 2016

Hello #indieweb!

Four Ton Fish, version 4.0!

#blog #website update #update #indieweb
Posted on January 23, 2016

Botwiki.org

In my previous blog post I mentioned building my first Twitter bot. Now I built a (Twitter) bot wiki.

#blog #twitter #bots #botally #nodejs #botwiki
Posted on July 22, 2015

Translating technological terms throws up some peculiar challenges

"Crash" became hookii (a cow falling over but not dying); "timeout" became a honaama (your fish has got away). "Aspect ratio" became jeendondiral, a rebuke from elders when a fishing net is wrongly woven.

#blog #technology #languages #firefox #mozilla #reblog
Posted on October 27 2014

So I heard that you were bored

Make sure to hit the Remix button!

#blog #teachtheweb #webmaker #css3 #animation #web development
Posted on August 14 2014

"Dear Marginalized People Coming Into Tech"

By Kronda Adair, Model View Culture

#reblog #link #tech #marginalized people
Posted on March 12, 2014

Make Your Own Web Mashup

Create your own Weather Web App mashup!

#blog #teachtheweb #webmaker #tutorial #mashup #web development #weather #javascript #flickr #api
Posted on March 03, 2014

humans.txt

"We are people, not machines"

#blog #web development #humans.txt #nerds #easter eggs
Posted on December 08 2013

MyColorPalettes

Slackbot for "people who need Siberian Huskies, now".

#blog #free #open source #web development #web design #manage #color palettes #github #my color palettes
Posted on September 28 2013


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