so I just set an irc server for scifi.fyi to try out github.com/oragono/oragono!

its at irc.scifi.fyi - port 6666 for no ssl, port 9999 for ssl

it even has a motd with cool ascii art!

come check it out!

did I miss something, why are we getting an influx of signups all of a sudden?

anyway, welcome all!

after a few hours of rendering I finally have a nice little animation

I’ve been really enjoying these peaceful rainy evenings the past couple of days

Just randomly stumbled into this excellent video that examines Noah Baumbach’s approach to presenting realistic dialog in his films.

The clean back-and-forth dialog in most movies/all video games has always sorta bugged me, but never had words for it.

youtu.be/CHp639vhUJg

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but it’s also like why would I ever think it’s a good idea to try to use bifrost fluids and ncloth at the same time

trying to animate in maya on my 2012 laptop is an almost zen like test of patience

Woo! A new social media platform. Ah, what a fresh feeling. I'm super hopeful this takes off as more and more people realize going open source could be the solution to getting away from money hungry corps like FB and Twitter.

we’re 5 people away from 1000 on scifi.fyi! invite all of your favorite people!

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Scifi.Fyi is a general-purpose mastodon instance that seeks to foster a welcoming and inclusive community!

We run glitch-soc, a version of mastodon with experimental new features!

We also host our own version of Pinafore, an entirely new frontend for Mastodon, at starship.scifi.fyi. Try it out!