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Hey, I'm starting a newsletter! If you want to subscribe in advance, that's a thing you can do. First edition later this week: mewo2.substack.com/

the online showcase for our artist residency program is starting in ten minutes! (19:30 GMT, not that you have to turn up on time or anything) watershed.co.uk/pixel/ - talks will be live from 20:00

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this tuesday at 7:30pm gmt, we're running an online showcase event for the artist residency program I co-organise! it's gonna be great, the artists have done some cool stuff, and I've made a whole thing for it to live in

you can "book tickets" here: watershed.co.uk/whatson/10627/

(this just gets you emailed a link closer to the time)

I did a newsletter for the first time in a while. will I do more? who knows? mewo2.substack.com/p/the-long-

self-promotion 

I'm on youtube in fifteen minutes, talking about the history of video calls, come join me: youtube.com/watch?v=Fzni5ZxLcu

self-promotion 

Tomorrow at 1pm UK time, I'm talking live on YouTube about the history of video calls. Topics include Jules Verne, the postal service of the Third Reich, Jane Jetson, and how to pirate MP3s circa 2001. Join me! Ask questions!

youtube.com/watch?v=Fzni5ZxLcu

also I am quite enamoured with the idea of a writing tool which outputs modifies copies of itself, all wrapped up in a webpage

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just spent a train ride playing with domino by @candle, wrote a big ol rant about ai: mewo2.com/domino/fakeai/

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Hey! We're running a festival/exhibition/thing in Bristol in June! Do you like art and tech, but in a ~c r i t i c a l~ way? Do you like being paid for your work? Then please submit something to our open call! control-shift.network/call/

Hey! We're running a festival/exhibition/thing in Bristol in June! Do you like art and tech, but in a ~c r i t i c a l~ way? Do you like being paid for your work? Then please submit something to our open call! control-shift.network/call/

Gonna put out my first newsletter about this time tomorrow, sign up now if you want to know what this is about

mewo2.substack.com/

Hey, I'm starting a newsletter! If you want to subscribe in advance, that's a thing you can do. First edition later this week: mewo2.substack.com/

nanogenmo 

a nano-nanogenmo entry:

cat 4300-0.txt 2814-0.txt|python3 -c "import sys,re;w=set(re.split(r'[^A-Za-z\'’.\-,?\!;:]',sys.stdin.read()));l=['Once']
while w:l.append(min(w,key=lambda x:len(set(x)^set(l[-1]))));w.remove(l[-1])
print('DUBLIN WALK\nMartin O\'Leary\n\n'+' '.join(l))"

walks through joyce's ulysses and dubliners, picking words with similar spelling to the previous word

output: gist.github.com/mewo2/3e6ad222

(cc @nickmofo)

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I'm extremely pleased to launch Run Your Own Social: How to run a small social network site for you friends.

This is a guide book to running a small, tight-knit federated social network server. It comes from my year of experience running Friend Camp. It's focused largely on SOCIAL solutions, though it does touch on the technical.

I've tried to keep it technology-neutral, and it should be a pretty easy read for anyone who's been on the fediverse for a while.

runyourown.social/

Today is the last day that you can get 25% off art from my studio! Use the code MOVING on checkout. Everything has free shipping too, so it's doubly bargainous: shop.mewo2.com/

I wrote up some notes on how I use my plotter for art stuff: mewo2.com/notes/plotter/

Are you a UK-based artist? Do you have a climate-related project idea? Do you want to get paid to develop it? Do you want me to have your back on the tech side? Apply for a winter residency at Watershed (where I work, starting July 1): watershed.co.uk/jobs-opportuni

Only one week remaining to get yourself a bargainous artwork! 25% off art until June 24 (use the code MOVING): shop.mewo2.com/

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self-promotion, bargains 

Hey! I've got a cool new job, so I'm moving house soon. That means it would be handy to have more money and fewer possessions, so for the next few weeks I'm offering 25% off most of the artwork I have for sale. Just go to shop.mewo2.com/ and use the code MOVING

self-promotion, bargains 

Hey! I've got a cool new job, so I'm moving house soon. That means it would be handy to have more money and fewer possessions, so for the next few weeks I'm offering 25% off most of the artwork I have for sale. Just go to shop.mewo2.com/ and use the code MOVING

Actually, "Spaghetti-O" is already plural, like "surgeons general". The correct singular is "Spaghettoo".

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