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Jacob Bijani

@jacob

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I make Keyframes with @pasquale!

I do other stuff too, though.

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got the ffmpeg command to run as an auto-restarting boot service on the pi, so it should always be running.

for when it's rebooting, I also got the server to stream a placeholder image while the incoming stream is missing.

How would you describe Keyframes?

Starting to put together some thoughts on how we can express what makes Keyframes unique.

The current state of the internet is extremely broken. It's all one big shouting match, and a race to find the next piece of viral content, so you can get imaginary numbers to go up below your post.

We don't need any more networks with the goal of amassing literally every human (and non-human) on the planet. One is plenty.

Keyframes is different. Keyframes is a community. It's a community for makers. Aspiring makers. Successful makers. Makers who create visuals, write words or code.

Keyframes is open to everyone, but it isn't for everyone. You need to be nice. You need to contribute something. It could be something you've made, or some constructive feedback on something someone else made.

It's nice to get a million comments that say "SMOOTH" or "YASSS", but it's really not that useful. You can just send it to your parents if you want someone to tell you nice things (unless your...

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I want to express what makes Keyframes a unique place, especially to new users who haven't experienced the community yet.

Let me know if you have anything you would add!

Pepper phrases throughout text
def pepper_in_text(text, pepper) body = text.split(' ') pepper.each { |value| body.insert(rand(0..body.length), value) } body = body.join(' ') end

Here's a method I wrote to help generate seed data for testing mentions. It takes a block of text and randomly intersperses an array of strings throughout it, preserving word breaks.

Here's an example of how you use it:

pepper_in_text(some_paragraph, ['jacob', 'pasquale'])

I noticed today that the generic Santa emoji has a yellow beard, but all the tinted versions have white beards anyway. Also, the generic version of the wizard emoji has a grey beard, as do all the tinted ones.

Weird! If I knew how to, I would file an Apple Radar.