Implicit Dot Computer

Hello! I'm Keaton, welcome to my "Web site"!

You can "click" the "links" in the top bar to learn more about me and the site, or maybe look at one of these recent blog posts.

ActivityPub Part 2: GoToSocial Considered Neato


Here's the lesson I've learned since my last post: making a simple ActivityPub server that implements the minimum subset of the spec is not difficult. But to have the server be actually usable and via…

ActivityPub Part 1: Static Files Are All You Need* (*to have a visible profile)


After a few posts worth of preamble, it's finally time to get our hands dirty with ActivityPub! I started out by reading through the specification for ActivityPub itself, which defines the inter-serve…

Notes on Setting Up a Mastodon Server


Welcome to Protocolapalooza, my project to add support to this site for a bunch of wacky protocols other than the Web. We're starting with ActivityPub, but before we can get into the implementation th…

Announcing Protocolapalooza!


It's a new day, a new month, and a new era for the implicit dot computer weblog. I've been posting somewhat less frequently than I'd like (or than I need to keep my pace for #100DaysToOffload) while …

My Nearly Meatless Decade


In the spring of either 2014 or 2015 I became a vegetarian - I didn't think to record the exact date - which means it's now been ten or possibly nine years. That's a good enough time for a retrospecti…

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