Currently reading: Lovestar by Andri Snær Magnason (ISBN 9781609804268)


In reply to: https://github.com/snarfed/bridgy-fed/issues/376#issuecomment-1396220827

I was thinking only instances that someone had followed me from would have the local cache of my profile. Is it also on instances I have followed someone on? If so, I think followers-only seems like a good start.


In reply to: https://github.com/snarfed/bridgy-fed/issues

Support profile updates

It would be nice if BF could send profile update activities when h-card bio, photo, and link(s) change. I recently changed the h-card on my homepage and instances aware of me prior to that still have my old photo. You mentioned in chat that BF would need to poll for updates. I also wonder if an on-demand option could work via a webmention trigger? I have not thought through this in-depth, but maybe microformats like:

<a href="https://gregorlove.com" class="u-edit-of">updated profile</a>


In reply to: https://github.com/auraphp/Aura.Session/issues

Latest stable release?

I have been using the latest release via Composer (2.1.0) in some projects pretty smoothly (thanks!), but I noticed there are newer branches 3.x and 4.x here. What is the latest stable branch and will there be a new Composer release for it? Presuming those branches are stable, is there documentation for migrating from 2.x?


★★★★★ Stories of Your Life and Others

Mike McHargue recommended this book on his podcast years ago and I didn’t realize until I checked it out that the title short story was adapted into the film Arrival, which is one of my favorites. Based on that, I had high hopes of it being a good collection and it did not disappoint. Highly recommended — both the film and this collection.


Finished reading: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang (ISBN 9781931520898)


I updated my homepage to show the latest photo post: gregorlove.com/#photos


Silversun Pickups on stage with purpley-blue lighting
Silversun Pickups on stage with blue lighting
Silversun Pickups on stage with red lighting

There was some strong bisexual lighting at the Silversun Pickups concert last fall.


In reply to: https://social.coop/@hollie/109677860635762053

OMG, the cuteness! *boop*


Hey, San Diego! We All We Got is doing another grocery distribution this Saturday, January 14th 12:30pm until supplies run out. Location: Azalea Park (corner of Poplar & Violet). weallwegotsd.com/distro

No proof of income or ID is necessary to receive food. Solidarity, not charity.

Sign up to volunteer: signup.com/go/VFTCiVs


Aha, I see our clients decided to go easy the first week in January and send allll their requests this week, wee!


In reply to: https://social.coop/@hollie/109638078090307651

Fartstock: the worst music festival ever.

And sorry about the wrist pain. :/


I’m surprised this hasn’t happened to me sooner, but I had a pretty vivid dream that I tested positive for COVID. I was so frustrated about it in the dream because I had been really careful about masking in public, but hardly anyone else was. Sounds familiar. It was such a relief when I woke up.


I’m probably attending Homebrew Website Club - Pacific tonight at 6PM Pacific.



In reply to: https://tracydurnell.com/2023/01/03/gifting-art/

I have a friend who is big into the gift economy and it is interesting. I have not read Sacred Economics, though he has recommended it. This is not related to that book, but unfortunately I did get turned off on the author recently when I read some of his COVID minimizing and citing people who have spread misinformation. :/ The book may still be great, though!


Want to read: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (ISBN 9780593321201)


I don’t think I’ve ever listened to Chumbawamba beyond “Tubthumping” so I’m giving the rest of the album a listen. It’s pretty good and I dig the social commentary. I will need to dig into their older anarcho-punk stuff.


In reply to: https://social.coop/@hollie/109626947270006140

Technically it is day 9 of 12 for Christmas, so I say send 'em!

And of course with puns. XD