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moonmilk / README.md
Last active Jun 29, 2021
manually authorize a twitter app to a twitter account
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So you're writting a twitterbot and you need to authorize your application to post to the account. You need an access token and secret for the account you're posting to. If the posting account is the same account that owns the application, no problem, you just push the button on your application's settings page to make the keys. But if you want to post to a different twitter account, there's no UI on apps.twitter.com to authorize it. So I made this bare-minimum node server to run through the authorization process. There's probably a much better way to do this, so please let me know what that way is!

ignore this and go down to the comments for better solutions

  • You'll need a server with node.js!
  • Make sure your application has a callback URL specified in its settings page, even if it's just a placeholder. If there's nothing in the callback URL slot, this method of authorization won't work.
  • In authorize.js, fill in your application's consumer key and secret, and the domain on which you'll be running th
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moonmilk / novelty_record.txt
Created Nov 12, 2014
log of @hafaslegomenon's test run
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I
MISS
HIM
HURRY
UP
THURSDAY
OR
FRIDAY
ITS
NOT
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moonmilk / dreamhostpython.md
Last active Aug 21, 2020
trying to figure out useful info for running python on dreamhost shared hosting - intended for twitter bot makers
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python for botmakers, on dreamhost shared hosting

On a shared hosting service like dreamhost, how do you get your twitter bot up and running? Problems:

  • where should I put my script?
  • you can't install python modules like tweepy (for twitter access) because you don't have root permission
  • once you get that solved, how do you run your script? cron?

I'm still figuring this stuff out myself, so nothing is clear as it should be. Hope this page will be a resource that will improve over time.

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moonmilk / cacophony.ino
Created Feb 12, 2015
instrument-a-day 2015, day 11: cacophony organ.
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/* jeltone-style synth for arduino mega with a heap of LEDs crammed into the expansion port
* output 16 tones in accordion bass button layout for some reason
* See video at moonmilk.com or flickr.com/ranjit
*/
const int num = 16;
int increment = 15;
int pins[] = {52, 50, 48, 46, 44, 42, 40, 38, 36, 34, 32, 30, 28, 26, 24, 22};
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moonmilk / crash dump analysis.md
Last active Aug 29, 2015
tracking down crashes in Highsight arduino code
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moonmilk / babyforsale.py
Created Apr 14, 2015
For sale: baby Synset('clothing.n.01'), never worn.
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from nltk.corpus import wordnet as wn
clothing = wn.synset('clothing.n.01')
hypo = lambda s: s.hyponyms()
clothes = list(clothing.closure(hypo))
for clo in clothes:
for n in [a.name() for a in clo.lemmas()]:
if not "_" in n:
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moonmilk / dotcollection.json
Created May 31, 2015
graphics in tracery
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{
"origin": [
"<svg width=\"400\" height=\"200\">#pattern#</svg>"
],
"circlecolor": [
"pink",
"cyan",
"yellow",
"orange",
"gray",
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moonmilk / newpentagon.svg
Created Aug 11, 2015
new tiling pentagon
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moonmilk / bottle_imp_1.ino
Created Feb 8, 2016
instrument-a-day 2016, day 7: Bottle Imp 1
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// teensy 3.1 in USB MIDI mode
const int MIDI_CHANNEL = 1;
int NUM_THINGIES = 4;
const int TOUCH_PINS[] = {0, 1, 15, 16};
const int CONTROLLERS[] = {20, 21, 22, 23};
float touch[] = {0,0,0,0};
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moonmilk / vowel formants.maxpat
Created Feb 13, 2016
instrument-a-day 2016, day 12: vowel explorer
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{
"patcher" : {
"fileversion" : 1,
"appversion" : {
"major" : 6,
"minor" : 1,
"revision" : 10,
"architecture" : "x86"
}
,