Tag Archives: IRC

New irssi script: auto server ng

Faced with a regular issue (at the moment I’m teaching myself perl for hacking at irssi scripts, and ruby (on rails) for work) I often find myself joining #ruby, #rubyonrails, #perl etc.. but on top of these and a few … Continue reading

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IRC battlebotz – open beta

For the last few months I’ve been running a closed beta with a few frequent IRC users testing a user-driven programming competition, that I am now opening up to the public.  Before I get into the details of the concept, … Continue reading

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New irssi script: goodnicks

As most of you will know, the psych0tik irc network is based around a few basic principles: Privacy: No one can read your traffic off the wire, and only people in the channel can read it from there. Transparency: We … Continue reading

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Updates to the psych0tik IRC

It’s been nearly a year since we publicly released our IRC and we’re happy to bring you the newest additions to the psych0tik network – Natalya and mudkipz.  These two servers will help fix some of the issues we’ve seen … Continue reading

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More downtime

Over the last few hours we’ve been experiencing some issues with Storm that have lead to outages of a number of our services (IRC, proxyElite, GoogleSharing proxy.)  We’re currently investigating the issue and will update this post as we know … Continue reading

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Writing IRC bots using ii

I recently read about ii, a file-system based IRC client, over at IRC-Junkie which really sparked my interest.  ii provides a clean interface of FIFOs organized under a directory structure for users to communicate with an IRC network.  After playing … Continue reading

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