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

Botwiki milestone: 1,000 bots!

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Introducing: Botwiki Site API

A web API for the Botwiki data.

Three years of Botmakers

It's been three years since Botmakers, the first public Slack group for creative botmakers, opened up 🎉🎉🙌

Catching up with the creator of botsin.space

Colin Mitchell is the creator of botsin.space, a Mastodon instance created specifically for online bots and their creators.

Coming to Botwiki: Bot archives

Kicking the preservation efforts up a notch.

My bots

Untitled Artist

A generative art bot inspired by the work of Mark Rothko and Benjamin Kovach.

@southpoleviews

Views from the South Pole.

rain.gif

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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.

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My resources

Introduction to Mastodon bots

Before you start making bots, consider reading these essays and articles. Also worth browsing: resources for cleaning up your bot's language. It’s been a few weeks since the big exodus of creative botmakers from Twitter, mainly due to the recent changes to the platform (and, well, other reasons). Some of them gave up on making art bots altogether,...

How to use cron-job.org to run your bots hosted on Glitch

Using cron-job.org to periodically wake up your Glitch-hosted bots.

generative-art-bot

Make fun generative art bots on Mastodon and Twitter.

How to Make a Mastodon Bot: The Definitive Guide

Learn how to make creative Mastodon bots with Botwiki.

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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