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by sixeyes
Tue Sep 27, 2022 8:06 am
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Useless thread
Replies: 3
Views: 51

Re: Useless thread

^ him...
by sixeyes
Tue Sep 27, 2022 7:01 am
Forum: The Yesterweb
Topic: Webrings!
Replies: 4
Views: 78

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: 196

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: 196

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: 77

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: 221

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: 221

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: 8
Views: 91

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: 8
Views: 91

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: 9
Views: 159

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: 37
Views: 599

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: 11
Views: 215

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: 11
Views: 215

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: 186

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: 186

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: 186

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: 548

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: 1
Views: 60

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: 186

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

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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: 186

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: 81

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: 3
Views: 112

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: 186

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: 158

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: 104

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: 148

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: 256

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: 612

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: 300

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: 44
Views: 750

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: 300

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: 37
Views: 770

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: 183

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...
by sixeyes
Wed Jun 01, 2022 1:42 pm
Forum: The Atrium
Topic: Introductions!
Replies: 97
Views: 2636

Re: Introductions!

ThinkingOfAName wrote: Wed Jun 01, 2022 12:46 pm Name/alias: chance
Age (or range): 18 today 8)
Happy b-day! 🎉✨🎇
by sixeyes
Wed Jun 01, 2022 11:45 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: I wish more people would make personal websites.
Replies: 37
Views: 770

Re: I wish more people would make personal websites.

One aspect i really like about people rolling their own is that they also get to decide what it's for ... Social media, which is how people in general express themselves online i guess, is incredibly streamlined. Twitter is for twitter stuff, instagram for instagram stuff, etc. That in itself is not...
by sixeyes
Wed Jun 01, 2022 11:17 am
Forum: The Garden
Topic: What are your favorite video games?
Replies: 37
Views: 427

Re: What are your favorite video games?

However! Can anyone recommend me something in the vein of like. LSD dream emulator or yume nikki? I want to explore weird strange open alien places and if possible i want to be scared while doing so. Bonus for things that emphasize vibes over realism. OH YES if you're looking for exploration and we...
by sixeyes
Fri May 27, 2022 10:51 am
Forum: The Garden
Topic: What are your favorite video games?
Replies: 37
Views: 427

Re: What are your favorite video games?

However! Can anyone recommend me something in the vein of like. LSD dream emulator or yume nikki? I want to explore weird strange open alien places and if possible i want to be scared while doing so. Bonus for things that emphasize vibes over realism. I think basically anything by Kitty Horrorshow ...
by sixeyes
Fri May 27, 2022 9:42 am
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Your favourite places around town!
Replies: 17
Views: 247

Re: Your favourite places around town!

found a new spot yesterday while having a lunch walk; it started raining so i sought shelter among some trees, this grove in a little negative space created by intersecting roads and railway. eventually i got bored and ventured deeper into the trees and there suddenly! a large oak with a little clea...
by sixeyes
Fri May 27, 2022 9:31 am
Forum: Webweaving
Topic: Anti-portfolios and website topic division.
Replies: 18
Views: 308

Re: Anti-portfolios and website topic division.

I adore the library idea, (or any pre-existing classification system, but libraries are particularly cool institutions and already have my favor). Decimal one seems fairly universal, we don't use it where i live yet but i learned on wiki that we are in the process of switching to it. which decimal ...
by sixeyes
Wed May 25, 2022 10:07 am
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Your favourite places around town!
Replies: 17
Views: 247

Re: Your favourite places around town!

Any railway bridge is fine for me... there's also a piece of abandoned rail in the woods... my absolute fave is under a car bridge but it's over a river so you need to get there by boat (i really wanna get a canoe) I'm curious! What do you... do in your places? Like... i watch trains... it gets bori...
by sixeyes
Tue May 24, 2022 10:58 am
Forum: The Garden
Topic: What are your favorite video games?
Replies: 37
Views: 427

Re: What are your favorite video games?

I like hyper light drifter (amazing for exploration and finding secrets, super beautiful, amazing music&environment - while still being a pixel "zelda slasher") and half life 1 (huge underground labyrinth with nice government conspiracy/mad scientist/shadowy organization vibe. and most...
by sixeyes
Mon May 23, 2022 11:38 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Server Admin, Self Hosting, and Homelab General
Replies: 17
Views: 203

Re: Server Admin, Self Hosting, and Homelab General

I like using docker, it's fairly easy. Helps that i need it for work also, so i know my way around it a little better than if it was just for me. What really helps is how simple it is, and how little it "pollutes" the physical server itself. As far as i'm concerned, my entire apache server...
by sixeyes
Fri May 20, 2022 7:45 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Server Admin, Self Hosting, and Homelab General
Replies: 17
Views: 203

Re: Server Admin, Self Hosting, and Homelab General

When my site was just an apache install for PHP and two-three node instances i ran it fine on a raspberry 3. Now it's.... well, still just an apache and a couple of nodes but it's all dockerized and there's a reverse proxy to handle multiple domains and stuff - runs on a thinkpad T400 in my bookshel...
by sixeyes
Wed May 18, 2022 12:09 pm
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Photos!
Replies: 13
Views: 141

Re: Photos!

Squid-Died wrote: Wed May 18, 2022 8:09 am
sixeyes wrote: Tue May 17, 2022 6:42 am I wanna play too, another nightly creature!
very cool! i like the blobby deteriorating look too hah
Thanks! I wish i could pull it of on purpose hihi
by sixeyes
Wed May 18, 2022 6:41 am
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Photos!
Replies: 13
Views: 141

Re: Photos!

Squid-Died wrote: Tue May 17, 2022 11:05 pm
sixeyes wrote: Tue May 17, 2022 6:42 am I wanna play too, another nightly creature!
pic not loading :cry:
Aiiii, my certs! Thanks for telling.
by sixeyes
Tue May 17, 2022 6:42 am
Forum: The Garden
Topic: Photos!
Replies: 13
Views: 141

Re: Photos!

I wanna play too, another nightly creature! https://sixey.es/imagery/600/9-aug/7-spokkatt.jpeg Arguably not a good picture but i love the blobs of colour, probably because of damaged film (pressure i think, these polaroid ones are brittle, i've outright destroyed a bunch) ... but like to think that ...
by sixeyes
Tue May 17, 2022 6:30 am
Forum: Webweaving
Topic: Anti-portfolios and website topic division.
Replies: 18
Views: 308

Re: Anti-portfolios and website topic division.

I adore the library idea, (or any pre-existing classification system, but libraries are particularly cool institutions and already have my favor). Decimal one seems fairly universal, we don't use it where i live yet but i learned on wiki that we are in the process of switching to it. Speaking of boo...
by sixeyes
Sun May 15, 2022 2:48 pm
Forum: The Garden
Topic: What are your thoughts on reading nonfiction?
Replies: 25
Views: 406

Re: What are your thoughts on reading nonfiction?

Just wanted to say that this thread made me pick my current book back up after a month of torpor. So thanks for that! ^^
by sixeyes
Sun May 15, 2022 9:15 am
Forum: Net Café
Topic: Do you know any good portfolio sites?
Replies: 4
Views: 128

Re: Do you know any good portfolio sites?

Idk exactly what you're looking for... one of my favorite portfolios is thecatamite's harmonyzone.org, such a delight.
by sixeyes
Sun May 15, 2022 9:08 am
Forum: Webweaving
Topic: Anti-portfolios and website topic division.
Replies: 18
Views: 308

Re: Anti-portfolios and website topic division.

Yeah, for me websites are defenitely "places". It feels like im "in" them, and i would use the same navigational skills i use in real life. I thought a while about hey, why should navigation be instant? If two pages are thematically different, why not have there be some perceived...