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?

Things are about to change.

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

Happy birthday, Botwiki!

Bots galore!
New page for your contributions

You can now submit your tutorials, starter projects, and other botmaking resources.

New and improved Botwiki

Easier to manage, more fun to browse.

Two years of Botwiki

Happy birthday, Botwiki!

My bots

Hello, world!

Hello from around the world.

Untitled Artist

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

@southpoleviews

Views from the South Pole.

rain.gif

🌧

pollock.exe

A robot painter, very Pollock-like.

@arrrrdoubloons

Arr! Doubloons!

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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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