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Ecclesiastes 1:14, King James translation: "I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit."

I think "big mood" is the saying?

"Out west, where you vacation, the aspens will already be turning. They turn in clusters, because their roots connect them. Come back to work -- to life." -- Scooter Libby

salon.com/2007/01/31/aspens/

I'm speaking on a panel in NYC on Wednesday the 18th, on social media, labor, data, & more. And: how does writing in very public affect giving and receiving advice? New blog post: harihareswara.net/sumana/2018/

harihareswara.net/sumana/2018/ My new @lwnnet article about pypi.org

lwn.net/SubscriberLink/751458/

covers why a codebase is necessary, what's new, what features are going away, and what to expect in the near future.

Belatedly: I have basically not been paying much attention to Twitter, Mastodon, and Dreamwidth for about a month. Don't know when I'll be back.

I think probably half the people mentioned in this kind of spectacular thread groups.google.com/d/msg/soc.cu have, like, ruffled my hair while hanging out with my parents. I should check with my mom to see whether I owe fealty to a particular alliance by dint of birth.

Trying to track down the names of people who made Kannada fonts for the Mac in the 1980s. I believe at least one of them specifically did this to help my parents put out their magazine, Amerikannada.

A few years too late, but awesomely retro (BinHex, FTP):

groups.google.com/d/msg/alt.cu

groups.google.com/d/msg/alt.cu

You ever have one of those weeks where you'd like to go read some Arlie Russell Hochschild because you think it'd be super relevant to you right then, except you are timecrunched and fatigued because of those selfsame phenomena that Arlie Russell Hochschild researched?

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The is responsive -- here is a mobile view of search.

If you use Mac OS 10.12 or older, and , and you're used to "pip install"ing things, you should upgrade to pip 9.0.3 this week to connect to PyPI securely.

mail.python.org/pipermail/dist

To celebrate April 1st, I can announce that I know the identity of:

Guccifer 2.0.7
Guccifer 2.1
Guccifer 2.2rc1
Guccifer 2.3a1
Guccifer 2000 Service Pack 3
Guccifer for Workgroups

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