Starrwulfe is J.L.Gatewood

Husband, Father, Teacher, Journalist. Tokyoite, Atlantan, Afro-American. Globetrotter, Homebody. Storyteller, Story-Listener. Historian, Futurist. Striving to leave the world better than I found it.

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  • My blog is a polyglot is powered by indieweb tech and proudly speaks activityPub to mastodon and ATProto to BlueSky. Mainly topics on train travel, public transportation, sustainable urban life, and emerging tech along with my usual foolishness, memes, puns, dad jokes and opinionated snarkiness are there. At some point I’ll merge my more professional stuff there as well.

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  • @wandy_dev The real fun is when you have a blog that does both webmentions and activitypub natively and need to figure out what protocol is the best one to reply with. 😸 Also, hello fellow ATLien! 👋🏾

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  • 🔖 I’ve added social interactions to my blog!

    Andy somehow tricked his Jekyll instance into deploying twice: First deployment creates the post itself In the intrim, another process creates a post on his mastodon instance with the post link from the blog in the post Then the server grabs the newly minted mastodon post’s URL and stamps it into the original blog post’s…

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  • …I’ll also add to the list:  Make a set of  “hero images” you can use in your blog posts to make text-heavy articles look interesting. Play around with the og:image (sometimes called the “featured image or twitter card”) for your posts. Create a default one for when there’s no images in your posts so they…

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  • On the subject of Connecting Federated Social Media Networks

    On the subject of Connecting Federated Social Media Networks

    The past few days on the Fediverse have served to remind me a few things: OK, with that preamble out the way, let’s get into the latest drama related iconically to trying to bridge this patchwork, fledgling open social media landscape. As you may be aware, there are two federated decentralized social media protocols that…

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