Stefan Bohacek

Stefan

Creator of Botwiki and Botmakers, Botwiki editor and Botmakers community manager.

Hi!

My name is Stefan [stefn] and I'm Botwiki editor-in-chief and Botmakers community manager. I also wrote the first 32 issues of Bot! zine.

You can reach me at stefan@botwiki.org, on Twitter, or you can visit fourtonfish.com for more of my personal projects.

My blog posts

Twitterbots: the end or a new era?

Back in April last year Twitter announced upcoming changes to their platform, mainly the launch of the new Account Activity API. As we learned from following blog posts, this would also mean deprecation of some existing endpoints. And today we have some more details on what’s changing. This is an incredibly important change to our...

Browse interactive bots on Botwiki (again)

It’s been a few months since Botwiki moved to WordPress and most of the changes have been huge improvements. One thing that I did get wrong though is, in order to make the bot submission form simpler, I removed the option to choose whether the bot you’re submitting is interactive or not. This option is...

Three years of Botwiki

Botwiki just turned three years old! 🎉🎂🤖 While some of the Botwiki-related side projects had to be set aside over the past year or two, the site itself is still very much alive and on its original mission to preserve the creative examples of online bots. And the recent switch to WordPress makes the goal much...

My bots

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pollock.exe

A robot painter, very Pollock-like.

@arrrrdoubloons

Arr! Doubloons!

@last100bills

Breakdown of the last 100 bills introduced in the US government.

@hypno__bot

Your eyelids are getting heavy...

@Introspectorbot

A bot that looks at itself.

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My resources

How to make a Mastodon (botsin.space) app/bot

Before you start making bots, consider reading these essays and articles. Also worth browsing: resources for cleaning up your bot's language. This tutorial shows how to make an app for Mastodon on botsin.space. Making apps/bots on other Mastodon instances or Fediverse networks might be a bit different, but the general process should be the same....

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