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I'm a software developer living in a haunted mansion in Chicago. I'm originally from Silicon Valley, a fact that I am both proud and ashamed of.

My pronouns are he/him/his; my website is; my musical taste is embarrassing.

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Any TypeScript developers want to help me convert Helmet (a .js security module) from to ?

@David Just wanna say that I think is super cool!

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there are two kinds of people: those who wrote strong bad an email, and those who were too afraid to
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uspol, nice Show more

Really enjoying . Hit me up if you want to play an online match!

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Just followed a Pixelfed (@pixelfed) account from Mastodon. I am now sure I love the fediverse

My transit bot is live! Check out @ChicagoCTA for a flurry of transit alerts.

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If #Bitcoin were to cease trading tomorrow, 0.5% of the world鈥檚 electricity demand would simply disappear 鈥 which would cover one year鈥檚 worth of the carbon emission cuts required to limit temperature rises this century to 2C.

@Slackwise What is your preferred setup for ClojureScript development? Just curious as someone who loves Clojure(Script) but doesn't know the tooling well.

Show more is a Mastodon instance for Chicagoans current, former, and future.1 Its name comes from Carl Sandburg, who once compared ships pulling out to 鈥渕astodons, arising from lethargic sleep.鈥2

Our goal for is to build a community of friends and neighbors across the Windy City. Toot your pho place recommendations, meet-up ideas (like at the mastodon exhibit at the Field!), pothole gripes, creative dibs, and cross-town baseball taunts鈥攚hatever you want, as long it abides by our short and sweet content policy.

For now, membership in is subject to approval. if you don鈥檛 have an invite or referral, email our admin with a Toot-length intro.3

Membership is also free: hosting, administration, and domain registration are provided by our admin. Right now that runs about $100 a year, not counting labor. You can buy him a coffee if you like.

Boundless credit to our sister instances in Portland and Philadelphia for inspiration.

1. For the purpose of inclusivity, includes greater Chicagoland in its definition of "Chicago," though you personally should never do that.
2. From 鈥淒ocks,鈥 in Chicago Poems, 1916. Rejected URLs included noketchup.dogs,,, and
3. No more than 500 characters.