Live coding community + free/open source development

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STEP 1: money for live coding related websites - TOPLAP.org, Algorave.com, tidalcycles.org etc.

I run the 'slab' server which runs quite a few websites including TOPLAP, Algorave, and tidalcycles as well as my blog and things like eulerroom video streaming.. Nothing profit-making (or aiming to do so). I've been happy to cover this cost over the past few years but I'm about to switch to a hosteurope plan which costs a bit more, €19.99 per month (thanks for advice on cheaper options, looking into it), so I thought this would be a good time to ask for financial contributions towards that. There's also dns registration e.g. toplap, algorave, tidalcycles, eulerroom and lurk are around €80 per year in total.

OK thanks, that's covered! So lets think about...

STEP 2: money for free/open source development

I instigated the live coding/pattern environment TidalCycles. I've found people can start making music with it within a couple of hours of workshopping, but it's a bit lacking in documentation, especially in languages other than English.

I work part-time (50%) as a researcher so in theory can dedicate a fair amount of my time to free/open source development of Tidal. At the moment I particularly want to develop patternlib into something where people can help document tidal by sharing TidalCycles patterns and ideas, and how they work, and help translate those ideas across (human) languages.

If you have some spare money and the exchange rate to euros is worthwhile, feel free to contribute! This is low commitment, and libera contributions are anonymous (but unless you're shy please do let me know you're contributing and I'll give you some stickers or something next time we meet). Thanks very much!

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