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, on Twitter, or visit for more of my personal projects. And be sure to check out my SoundCloud!

My blog posts

Twitter shutting down free access to their API on February 9

I keep saying it's an end of an era quite often these days.

How do folks get into creative botmaking?

Sharing the stories of our early botmaking days.

What kind of bots are posting in the fediverse?

Exploring the bots people make and follow in the fediverse.

Botwiki Interview: Nora Reed

Discussing Twitter, bots, and reasons to stay hopeful.

Poll: Multi-network bots and followers

Does Twitter get your bot the most followers?

My bots

Views of volcanoes

Watching volcanoes.

Book dedications bot

This one’s for you.



Data of New York

Explore the city of New York with data.

Random bots from Botwiki

Explore Botwiki one random bot at a time.

Views from New York

Views from the great city of NYC πŸ—½

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My resources

The Definitive Guide to Creative Botmaking

How to make a bot for Fediverse/Mastodon, Twitter, Tumblr, and other networks.

Making a bot that tweets a random image

Share images from a Google Drive folder using Python and PipeDream.

Using Twitter bots for data visualization

Twitter bots can be an effective method for data visualization.

Twitter bots and accessibility

Make sure everyone can enjoy your bots.

Introduction to Mastodon bots

A beginner's guide to making bots that run on Mastodon.

How to use to run your bots hosted on Glitch

Using to periodically wake up your Glitch-hosted bots.

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