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

Introducing: Botwiki Site API

When I migrated Botwiki to WordPress six months ago, one sacrifice I had to make was how open the data making up the site was; going from a bunch of Markdown files to a closed off database. Luckily, WordPress has a solution. Introducing: Botwiki Site API https://t.co/vRNMNt2cachttps://t.co/5YItfRS68y — A friendly encyclopedia of 🤖💾🎨 (@botwikidotorg) September...

Three years of Botmakers

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

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...

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 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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