The Return of @infinite_words

It only took me, like, three years, but I’ve got the @infinite_words account running again.

The previous iteration of my Infinite Jest word-a-day bot survived for a year and a half, until changes to the Twitter API killed it. I still received cron notifications in my inbox with the day’s word and an error message, nagging me every day at 12:10 p.m. to update it.

On this rainy Sunday, using a quick-and-dirty tool by Zach Whalen, I finally did.

Jul. 10, 2016 bot davidfosterwallace twitter webdev