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by sixeyes
Fri Dec 02, 2022 10:34 pm
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Thoughts on older music players?
Replies: 11
Views: 187

Re: Thoughts on older music players?

ohh not that it was a player but kinda related, does anyone remember last.fm? i mean. i know it still exists lol but again i havent used it in years and it seems different now, idk if it's still the same thing it was. but i used to love that hehe yeah, i used to be into that way back. you could hoo...
by sixeyes
Fri Dec 02, 2022 3:26 pm
Forum: Net Café
Topic: "old web" style music
Replies: 1
Views: 26

Re: "old web" style music

i'm more into chiptune, esp. the sound of the c64 is just heaven to me. (maybe i'll try to get hold of one some day... 😭) i'm currently in the beginning of a LGPT relapse - it's a sample based tracker for (among other platforms) the PSP, so i can sit in the couch and noodle away on it. anyway, that ...
by sixeyes
Tue Nov 22, 2022 1:48 pm
Forum: Webweaving
Topic: Share your RSS feed!
Replies: 6
Views: 110

Re: Share your RSS feed!

Sadness wrote: Tue Nov 22, 2022 2:45 am Awesome!! Mine is https://sadgrl.online/feed.xml, I have been meaning to clean it up. Sometimes I just copy and paste old entries and found that I forgot to change something :?
You're writing it by hand?

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Also, what are you people using by way of RSS reader?
by sixeyes
Mon Nov 21, 2022 9:18 am
Forum: The Garden
Topic: What did you find last time you cleaned your room?
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: What did you find last time you cleaned your room?

i'm moving in a week or so, which means i'm currently disassembling my entire situation... everything goes in different boxes, furniture is disappearing, old things are dug up. and so, i found my old PSP i tried to make music with, using little GP tracker ... and there were finished songs on there! ...
by sixeyes
Fri Nov 11, 2022 7:20 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Twitter predictions
Replies: 26
Views: 455

Re: Twitter predictions

There's news every day it seems. Apparently now a bunch of c-levels have resigned (cnn)... i'm starting to entertain the thought that this is too extreme to be just incompetence, it must be deliberate? Muskboy is destroying it on purpose?
by sixeyes
Wed Nov 09, 2022 9:47 pm
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Twitter predictions
Replies: 26
Views: 455

Re: Twitter predictions

Mastodon seems like the closest transfer, but I can't even get it to work right now to try. I've seen people on Tumblr announce they're making one to replace Twitter. Neil Gaiman did, and I'm pretty sure the influx of people from his invite link is breaking things on my end, at least. Since mastodo...
by sixeyes
Wed Nov 09, 2022 9:29 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Thoughts on older music players?
Replies: 11
Views: 187

Re: Thoughts on older music players?

Hehe yeah the WMP visualisations were the shit. I've stared my fair share at those. Winamps were even better, i recall trying to write my own and failing horrendously. Also, VLC does play a lot of tracker formats "natively" for some reason, it's neat. I almost exclusively stream music at t...
by sixeyes
Tue Nov 08, 2022 3:14 pm
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Artwork sharing/discussion- Share your Art!
Replies: 30
Views: 535

Re: Artwork sharing/discussion- Share your Art!

https://sixey.es/characters/indoctrination.png https://sixey.es/characters/Mira_wolf.png I just bought my first commission :love: :love: :love: so lets celebrate with two images i drew of the character. I don't know his name yet (HOW do you figure out a good name? (What's a good name??)) but he wor...
by sixeyes
Tue Nov 08, 2022 9:52 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Twitter predictions
Replies: 26
Views: 455

Re: Twitter predictions

Yeah as i have strong feelings about musk, and a love-hate relationship at best with the twits, and so i'm delighted in seeing this implode. But i recall having the same feelings about bitcoin in like 2018 that yeaah its happening its gonna crash yay! And then that ballooned instead. So i'm a little...
by sixeyes
Wed Nov 02, 2022 12:09 pm
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Peertube - Federated alternative to youtube
Replies: 11
Views: 241

Re: Peertube - Federated alternative to youtube

I stumbled on a "peertube search engine": https://sepiasearch.org/

And yeah, i'm always intrigued by systems that let people gather by topic like this.
by sixeyes
Wed Oct 19, 2022 5:14 pm
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Streaming or downloading?
Replies: 24
Views: 250

Re: Streaming or downloading?

I tend to listen to my music on my Nintendo DS using a homebrew application called Moonshell2. https://manpaint.neocities.org/img/Moonshell2.png That being said, I still have a mirror of all my downloaded music on my PC and external HDDs. ooooh i used to do this! the DAC on that first gen DS didn't...
by sixeyes
Tue Oct 18, 2022 11:47 am
Forum: The Atrium
Topic: Introductions!
Replies: 112
Views: 3179

Re: Introductions!

Don't know if it's accurate since user id's aren't completely sequential, but the users page says there's exactly 200 registered users at this point. Whoop whoop! :surprise: :D 8) :lol: :P :twisted: :love:
by sixeyes
Thu Oct 13, 2022 12:45 pm
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Streaming or downloading?
Replies: 24
Views: 250

Re: Streaming or downloading?

oh and speaking of, here's a barndcamp code for peter talisman lord of the harvest: npzc-ebfx
by sixeyes
Thu Oct 06, 2022 6:08 pm
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Streaming or downloading?
Replies: 24
Views: 250

Re: Streaming or downloading?

There probably a tool out there that allow you to download audio file from spotify. Worst case scenario, you could open Audacity and record the audio of your pc while listening to music - although that might take a while depending on how much music you listen to. I would reccomend to at least write...
by sixeyes
Thu Oct 06, 2022 8:15 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Older versions of Linux distros or newer versions of Linux distros?
Replies: 5
Views: 105

Re: Older versions of Linux distros or newer versions of Linux distros?

Yeah, regarding just the visual design i think the likes of win95 or whatever serenityOS has going on is the best. It has clear separation between different areas, and with good and internally consistent affordances. Win3.11 is good also, i do like those buttons more. Newer "flat" things a...
by sixeyes
Wed Oct 05, 2022 2:17 pm
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Streaming or downloading?
Replies: 24
Views: 250

Re: Streaming or downloading?

[...] I think OP meant stuff like Netflix a Spotify. [...] ehehe 😅 in that case i AM paying for spotify since launch and i'm hating myself for it. it's incredibly convenient most of the time, but i've noticed that it has profoundly changed what music i listen to. a lot of mashup stuff, home-grown j...
by sixeyes
Wed Oct 05, 2022 12:19 pm
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Streaming or downloading?
Replies: 24
Views: 250

Re: Streaming or downloading?

when people talk about "streaming" like this, is it from those weird shady 123movies dot whatnot, or is there some serene option i'm missing? i get heavy "i'm to old for this shit"-feelings with how these things like kisscartoon etc would just blast you with weird ads, javascript...
by sixeyes
Tue Sep 27, 2022 8:06 am
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Useless thread
Replies: 5
Views: 137

Re: Useless thread

^ him...
by sixeyes
Tue Sep 27, 2022 7:01 am
Forum: The Yesterweb
Topic: Webrings!
Replies: 6
Views: 269

Re: Webrings!

love the concept of these so much, soo glad theyre making a comeback. i can't join a bunch since they require embedding javascript/iframes etc which i will not do on principle. the hotline webring has a smart scheme where it uses the links themselves and the fact that someone clicked them to insert ...
by sixeyes
Tue Sep 27, 2022 6:54 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Discord is overwhelming.
Replies: 11
Views: 359

Re: Discord is overwhelming.

discord is hell for finding anything even when you know soemthing has been talked about in a specific server. if youre looking for a certain solution to a problem you can look up keywords but itll bring up everything containing those words including things that arent related to the problem you have...
by sixeyes
Thu Sep 22, 2022 10:54 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Discord is overwhelming.
Replies: 11
Views: 359

Re: Discord is overwhelming.

hehe, i agree with all of you. (after all, that's kind of why i'm here, i couldn't with the yesterweb discord.) i'm only on five or six discord servers, yesterweb included, but that's still close to a hundred channels. it's just so much! i dont think ive ever heard the discord message sound and had ...
by sixeyes
Mon Sep 12, 2022 6:42 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Online PHP game
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Re: Online PHP game

when i was a kid there were a few of these around, the more popular one was about being a street criminal trying to get rich, but there was one for breeding and trading horses which i don't think is the same as Howrse - it looked even worse :D in any case, all of these were built around getting kids...
by sixeyes
Fri Sep 02, 2022 10:57 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: your favorite aesthetic?
Replies: 10
Views: 272

Re: your favorite aesthetic?

I am also very partial to like ASCII stuff... phosphor on black... monospaced fonts

like this persons portfolio https://n0.lol/ is spot on. or anything by goto80
by sixeyes
Fri Sep 02, 2022 9:42 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: your favorite aesthetic?
Replies: 10
Views: 272

Re: your favorite aesthetic?

personally... i like vaporwave and synthwave etc, but i think more classic for me is like, usually modern buildings with lots of plants/ferns/foliage. lots of monochrome (or natural tones) with green, especially when the architecture is like, angled. examples (tumblr links, may probably expire in t...
by sixeyes
Fri Sep 02, 2022 6:56 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: how many email accounts do you have?
Replies: 15
Views: 277

Re: how many email accounts do you have?

two tricks if you just wanna sign up for something a bunch of times but dont care about having your inbox cluttered: dot's in email addresses are fake, as in they don't matter. all my tumblrs are variants of like bogusaddress@gmail.com, bogus.address@gmail.com, bo.gus.add.ress@gmail.com, b.ogusaddre...
by sixeyes
Thu Sep 01, 2022 9:46 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: how many email accounts do you have?
Replies: 15
Views: 277

Re: how many email accounts do you have?

old internet handle @gmail --> everything personal/casual firstname.lastname @gmail --> job applications and the like firstname.lastname @work --> basically automated error reports lol. i also set up a mailserver at home to accept everything @myolddomain.com into the same inbox so that i could just ...
by sixeyes
Mon Aug 22, 2022 9:55 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: what linux distro do you use?
Replies: 10
Views: 221

Re: what linux distro do you use?

i started with ubuntu, because we had messed up expensive metered internet for a very long while, but canonical would send you install CD's for free??? to another continent no less? i've then jumped around a bit, my first "oh yeah" moment was with crunchbang, but that's discontinued since ...
by sixeyes
Mon Aug 22, 2022 9:34 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: How did you get into web design?
Replies: 39
Views: 714

Re: How did you get into web design?

growing up we never had much money, so all tech i could get my hands on would already be pretty old, + living fairly remote there was no working internet infrastructure anyway. computers for me was this weird thing they had on star trek - meaning they were suuuuper cool! so when we finally got hold ...
by sixeyes
Thu Aug 18, 2022 6:45 am
Forum: The Garden
Topic: talk about your hobbies / special interests
Replies: 12
Views: 343

Re: talk about your hobbies / special interests

To bring up something different, i've been building a freestyle drone over the last six months. It's so rewarding to fly, i've got a pair of FPV goggles and there's a camera mounted on the nose of the drone that streams video back to me. That said, it's very scary because the thing weighs just below...
by sixeyes
Thu Aug 18, 2022 6:24 am
Forum: The Garden
Topic: talk about your hobbies / special interests
Replies: 12
Views: 343

Re: talk about your hobbies / special interests

[...] its kinda hard for me to talk about the stuff i like because i just like sooo many things & i get way too excited. and also the things i like r just really specific in really weird ways. for a while I got really into Thomas Pynchon , but like, the idea of Thomas Pynchon b/c his wikipedia ...
by sixeyes
Mon Aug 15, 2022 10:53 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: anybody use a music tracker?
Replies: 16
Views: 230

Re: anybody use a music tracker?

btw, this has always been on my mind.... whats the verdict on stealing samples from 30 year old XM files? can i do that or is there like an honor code... some old synth chord samples are like brothers or even like divine entities to me we grew up together and they carried me through so much shaped ...
by sixeyes
Fri Aug 12, 2022 7:43 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: anybody use a music tracker?
Replies: 16
Views: 230

Re: anybody use a music tracker?

btw, this has always been on my mind.... whats the verdict on stealing samples from 30 year old XM files? can i do that or is there like an honor code... some old synth chord samples are like brothers or even like divine entities to me we grew up together and they carried me through so much shaped m...
by sixeyes
Fri Aug 12, 2022 7:36 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: anybody use a music tracker?
Replies: 16
Views: 230

Re: anybody use a music tracker?

also i would imagine some of y'all go to the pouet.net and the mod archive to look for songs and such? i should mention i was one of many to be introduced to trackers from ahoy's video on the history of it but these sites were what got me hooked on the demoscene as a whole. i dont know how to use a...
by sixeyes
Thu Aug 11, 2022 10:12 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Alienation
Replies: 20
Views: 648

Re: Alienation

I can not warp my head about the fact that retro gaming is considered cool and trendy, but you are an heretic for looking to buy old computer parts. :( that sucks man. i find old computer hardware just as if not more fascinating than old games despite never personally buying or owning old hardware ...
by sixeyes
Thu Aug 11, 2022 7:41 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: website hosting
Replies: 5
Views: 178

Re: website hosting

previously i've been hosting at loopia for a few years. pro of a paid host is that there's probably bigger badder customers which'll guarantee smooth operation, high uptime, etc. cons will be the price.. and that if you want to do something more than static pages, you need to find a host which gives...
by sixeyes
Tue Aug 09, 2022 8:39 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: anybody use a music tracker?
Replies: 16
Views: 230

Re: anybody use a music tracker?

by the way, one of the weirder ones that's a LOT of fun, try Sunvox... it's weeeird. the instrument/fx routing is modular, and the pattern arrangement is on a 2D grid... it looks like a hacking minigame

Image

speaking of "unintuitive" :p
by sixeyes
Tue Aug 09, 2022 8:29 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: anybody use a music tracker?
Replies: 16
Views: 230

Re: anybody use a music tracker?

i hear more people recommend renoise than openmpt as the better tracker. should i give renoise a chance to see what its about? it was a while since i used openmpt so i'm not sure exactly where they're at, but i do believe that on paper, renoise is the cooler one. it loads VST instruments and effect...
by sixeyes
Mon Aug 08, 2022 1:08 pm
Forum: The Garden
Topic: favorite album covers?
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: favorite album covers?

The one that instantly strikes me is the cover for peter talisman / lord of the harvest . I like covers that look like tomes, like there is an epic tale within... plus the glitchy aesthetic, and ai generation artifacts on the portrait... lends an air of mystery to it. Who is this weird character.......
by sixeyes
Mon Aug 08, 2022 12:22 pm
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Genders are like OSes
Replies: 5
Views: 206

Re: Genders are like OSes

There are niche, community driven ones that are really impressive
by sixeyes
Mon Aug 08, 2022 9:13 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: anybody use a music tracker?
Replies: 16
Views: 230

Re: anybody use a music tracker?

oh ho ho... i've been summoned >:3 i grew up on modplug tracker and demoscene music which is how i learned to write tunes, but "moved on" to milky and LSDj... dabbled in renoise and deflemask... nerdseq for the eurorack which i didn't like at all. currently i've just bought polyends hardwa...
by sixeyes
Wed Aug 03, 2022 10:06 am
Forum: Webweaving
Topic: Coding etiquette?
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: Coding etiquette?

...and just wait until you get into the indent-with-tabs vs indent-with-characters debate ^^ It won't likely come up in html/css but there's also practices for naming your variables, like doing compound_word or compoundWord, for example. (I've read studies implying the camelCase variant is harder to...
by sixeyes
Thu Jun 30, 2022 6:09 am
Forum: The Garden
Topic: book recommendations!!
Replies: 6
Views: 125

Re: book recommendations!!

I can vouch for a lot of what's posted already - mistborn, neuromancer, small angry planet, any earthsea. Splendid books! Some recs from me (i mostly read sci-fi): - The "Area X" series from Jeff Vandermeer, you're probably familiar with Annihilation . There was a movie that was very good ...
by sixeyes
Thu Jun 30, 2022 5:39 am
Forum: The Atrium
Topic: anyone on any p2p services?
Replies: 3
Views: 162

Re: anyone on any p2p services?

is soulseek still around? :o i remember trying to work my way around it as a kid, but back then i didn't really understand english, or the concept of a download queue, heh. (and had really shitty taste >w<)
by sixeyes
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:01 am
Forum: Webweaving
Topic: What's your philosophy behind how you build your site?
Replies: 9
Views: 298

Re: What's your philosophy behind how you build your site?

I see you already found my thread on dividing topics , which is one of my greater concerns. It's fun to think about. Outside of that, i have a few principles that i stick to for "ideological" reasons: No javascript unless that's the point (ie for "apps"/experiments but not for pr...
by sixeyes
Wed Jun 22, 2022 11:51 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: on mobile phones and accessibility
Replies: 26
Views: 724

Re: on mobile phones and accessibility

I read a few years ago that mobile browsing accounts for more than half of all web traffic, but lately i've begun to wonder exactly who actually said it and what grounds they had for that. Like, was it facebook just speaking about facebook, etc. I don't doubt that it's true but i'm curious. In any c...
by sixeyes
Mon Jun 20, 2022 6:16 pm
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Losing technology to technology
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: Losing technology to technology

Same with the actual tapes as well - i've heard that it's basically not produced anymore and that the new tapes you can buy are basically "old new stock" as in the stock just isn't bought up yet. From what I've been told from people big into tapes and know their stuff, that Maxell still m...
by sixeyes
Mon Jun 20, 2022 4:32 pm
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Obligatory Desktop thread!
Replies: 45
Views: 927

Re: Obligatory Desktop thread!

https://koboi.sixey.es/remote/desk220620.png after what feels like a lifetime of running i3 and a super clean (and dark!) wallpaper, i recently bought a mac and immediately became like the mac users i've sighed at for all those years :p ((at least my dock isn't 99999px wide.... yet)) EDIT: dug up a...
by sixeyes
Mon Jun 20, 2022 4:13 pm
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Losing technology to technology
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: Losing technology to technology

I've been collecting portable cassette recorders for a while (basically a walkman with a microphone). There's so much fun stuff that could've been done with a "modern" one - but everything built after the early 00's is the same. You can still buy newly produced portable tape players but th...
by sixeyes
Thu Jun 09, 2022 8:19 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: I wish more people would make personal websites.
Replies: 41
Views: 1151

Re: I wish more people would make personal websites.

I started my website journey on a wix predecessor called freewebs. Most websites there would use ready-made templates, so they looked a lot alike, but it was easy to make something and get a presence that you then could take further. For some people starting out, it might be easier to be inside a pr...
by sixeyes
Tue Jun 07, 2022 9:17 am
Forum: Webweaving
Topic: Site designing
Replies: 9
Views: 200

Re: Site designing

I like designing small "rooms" or whatever, but as a separate process than to actually fill it with content... whenever i need a page for something im like "ugh! i cant believe i have to do web design". And then other times its the opposite where it's like yeah this looks nice bu...