"We're having a problem sending email out of the department."
"What's the problem?" I asked.
"We can't send mail more than 500 miles," the chairman explained.
I choked on my latte. "Come again?"
"We can't send mail farther than 500 miles from here," he repeated. "A little bit more, actually. Call it 520 miles. But no farther."
The Case of the 500-Mile Email: https://www.ibiblio.org/harris/500milemail.html
Here's a difference between my experience in mastodon and the birdsite. There I know what people do. It forms a substance to what they say. Social status first, then abbreviated opinion.
Here I have no idea what people do or who they are socially. But I recognise and follow thought patterns, cares, fabrications. It feels like a profound acceptance of what is.
I appreciate this so much.
I create #artwithopensource. A lot of photography currently, but also painting and codeart.
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#stellarium [https://stellarium.org/] is a desktop planetarium for linux/win/OS X. It features a huge database of stars, deep sky objects, planets even satellites. It features realistic atmosphere, dusk and dawn simulations, and includes photographs of many known objects. You can even use it to control your telescope.
I use Stellarium in my art and photography both. It is excellent for exploring and learning. It helps me plan astrophotography shoots. It is also useful to identify objects in a photograph or to make informed decisions about the white balance based on star spectrums. https://mastodon.art/media/KriGLGb9s8PJcvo3cn4
Wip of a gouache painting, i have no idea what I'm doing ¯\_(ツ)_/¯https://mastodon.art/media/2u4XOC86FwP-hDU3XNc
editbacklog 82: Dusk over Fyord / The Passing
2017, Westfjords, Iceland
Somebody told me a few weeks ago, I don’t remember where, that unlike what I claim in my bio (in some networks), people doesn’t seem to avoid me and run away when they see me with my camera. I think this spontaneous picture shows how right I am about that.
I know it is not a perfect portrait but it looks so natural… I think it shows a lot of how her personality is in just one hundredth of a second. The magic of photography…
about the image: https://www.azbulutlu.org/2017/07/13/edit-backlog-81/
print and merchandise: https://www.redbubble.com/people/azbulutlu/works/27189706
This content is CC BY-SA
Last week I had the wonderful pleasure of attending to the X Marcial Moreno Mañas School of Chemistry (#MMM2017) as the official photographer. All of them are building a better future in many ways, and although they are sacrificing their time (and sometimes happiness), very few people will thank them for their hard work. This is my way to show them gratitude. Probably very few of them will see this, but you do and now you are a little bit more aware of their existence and hard work.
The idea that there's all this data in the air, in radio waves, going over our heads, through our bodies, every moment, makes me excited. Everywhere that you are there's the possibility to reach out and discover something totally new.
Something that you were destined to hear.
Something that you were not supposed to hear. Something secret. Something dark.
The ability to (hash)"tag" favourites and reorder them, would then bring the possibility for various presentations of them, either as new, separate views/"columns", or even as topical "slideshows". (Ref. Twitter's idiotically named "timelines".)
Visibility option: public/private favourites (grouped/columns)
Clinical biochemist. Sometimes I take pictures too. Just some random stuff from time to time.
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