you can run a flancian in your laptop
- tweets 2021-06-01
- only in the sense of running a model of myself as I'm sitting in front of my computer.
essentially: I'll make memory states of my personal laptop open, and include models in different levels of abstraction.
- git repositories with code and data I use
window manager state, including which programs I'm running and (pending program support) which content it's loaded in them
- currently including browser tabs.
- state at different levels can be restored optionally
- pull project snapshot
- to automate myself.
- it currently consists in simple scripts that integrate available tooling to record digital snapshots of my computer's contents: the windows I had open, in which workspace, running what -- which browsers with which tabs, which editors with which opened notes.
- go https://gitlab.com/flancian/bin
The idea is to have a free software way for users, initially perhaps knowledge workers but with an intent for ever greater user friendliness and inclusivity, to be able to store and restore digital workspaces: contexts they were operating on when working on a particular task and that could be useful at a later time when attempting to resume working on the same task or one related.
I would like to support all OSes/distributions/device types but I started with what I use the most: gnu linux. I intend to do work towards integrating tools that help other interested users achieve this goal in whichever way they want. Partly for this purpose I'm developing the agora: to facilitate the exchange of gardens, siphons and bridges and other useful tools and optionally integrate all contexts that users are willing to share with others sharing their intents.
Currently i3 resurrect does most of the heavy lifting, which says about the idiosyncrasy of the solution, but I am interested in adopting all useful general conventions. I take ample screenshots to annotate moments in time, and publish a subset of my photos and thoughts here in the agora or more concretely on github and gitlab.