New to Mastodon, and this server too, so here's my #introduction!

I'm more of a #poet than a prose writer, but I dabble in both. My poems have been published in a handful of mags, and a couple of thick books. essentially a #writer in my spare time.

Im currently working on:
🚀a #scifi epic
🌳ecopoems, and poems generally

During the day I manage servers and build #cloud infrastructure for clients, specialising in #devops, #terraform, #jenkins and all sorts.

Lovely to meet you all!

@wickertongue a very random question: any chance you know of someone who works with devops exclusively without a physical keyboard? 😁

@cregox ha! By physical keyboard do you mean a mechanical keyboard? The guy I work with works on his laptop keyboard, so there's one for a start - but I admit, I love the clack-clack of a mechanical.

@wickertongue @cregox not relevant, but I have a funny story about .

I bought one for an e-paper digital typewriter I'm trying to make, but my main laptop's keyboard was starting to act up, so I took the mechanical keyboard along to work.

Of course the click, clack stood out among all the not nearly as tactile keyboards everyone else was using—so much so that one person came up to me and said "it sounds as if you're the only person in the room who's actually working!" 😂 😅

@badri @cregox Ha! Just read this after replying in the other thread and mentioning how I use typewriters! I've actually been looking into e-ink monitors recently, so that device you made is super cool and totally on my level! Is it your writing machine?


@wickertongue @cregox well, it was! Unfortunately I wasn't home for a few months and the screen ran into ghosting issues. Partly my fault because I'd permanently keep the same image on while in sleep mode.

I'm going to try refreshing it with various different pics and see if that helps; I've seen intermittent improvement so let's hope it recovers properly 🤞

I love the device, though so worst case I'll just order a new screen and use that!

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