I'm going to be off social media a lot between now and about Jan 10th. Please email if you want to reach me - harihareswara.net/ & changeset.nyc/#contact have my address - but I will probably be slow & terse in response.

you have under 6 months to write a theme song for the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements

your template: the International Year of Natural Fibres song Leonard and I made

If you felt like making a sketch of a concept map carpentries.github.io/instruct that would help people understand what a relational database is github.com/datacarpentry/sql-e could use your contribution

For the holidays, you could say thank you to some of the people who write free software you use, especially software that isn't hugely popular.

Those of us who write little-known software may go for months without hearing from a user, and it can be a little de-motivating.

Hearing from someone who actually uses one's software gives an energising jolt that can carry one through several weeks of darkness and cold and wet.

mefi.us/w/178181 is kind of a recruiter post for Sarah Taber fandom: a table of contents of her Twitter threads on soil, common misunderstandings of food/ag/econ, family farms, political organizing, management skills, land prices, slavery, white supremacy, & history

New MetaFilter post: "Intersectional sustainable crop science, and GIFs" mefi.us/w/178181 an inventory of informative Twitter threads by Sarah Taber botowaterworks.co/about-dr-sar , loosely grouped by topic

You can now experience "Python Grab Bag: A Set of Short Plays" tolerably well from home: harihareswara.net/sumana/2018/ now has the slide decks, and links to individual plays within the videorecording.

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if nothing else, in the past week, a friend got out his guitar and learned to play "Union Maid" and three of us sang it and harmonized together in a living room, so, aw yeah

new blog post: harihareswara.net/sumana/2018/ non-influencer fashion blogging, in which I talk about money, coats, tights, and Great British Bakeoff

I’d tell you a Fibonacci joke, but it’s probably as bad as the last two you’ve heard combined.

Good at deciphering old handwriting, particularly in German? Want to help an acquaintance of mine understand a letter from 1792 that's now a family heirloom? ask.metafilter.com/328938/Deci

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