it’s a little known fact that edgar allan poe was a big proponent of networking and AAA-based network access, which is why the standard for delivering electricity through a network was named PoE (a backronym for Power over Ethernet), as well as having a family of authentication protocols named after him - EAP (Edgar Allan Poe), a backronym for Extensible Authentication Protocol.
Poe is also known for writing an RFC beginning with “Once upon a midnight’s dreary, as I crimp so weak and weary”.
but then if IRC were created today then there wouldn't be a billion clients to choose from for connecting to it, and the clients which would be available would all be JS-based apps
why can't i live in the future already so i can say "computer, bring me food"
all i can do is say "okay google, order something on uber eats" and lie on the floor like a dried up slug for thirty minutes while someone gets me food and then i'd still have to get up to answer the door, and also the person getting the food is paid horribly and is overworked
when is the FUTURE
my first attempt was far less classy however, and was blessedly rejected by the person who i completely forgot manually reviews PCB designs before they go to manufacturing (though not for the risqué image of my fursona, but for my traces being too small and tightly-packed)
somehow the part i felt most trashy about was putting my mastodon handle at the bottom
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