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bad/good idea of the day 

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paratexts, light blasphemy 

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if a plan to do this came into being at some point, you might say that a plot arose to plot rose plots of rose plots

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if you had a spreadsheet with data on which times of year various rose varieties produced flowers, you could plot rose plots of rose plots

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thinking about the deictic properties of the indefinite article so often found in image captions, especially in a machine learning context—e.g. it's almost always something like "a boat is in the water," not "this/that/the boat..." (or, you know, "my boat," "someone else's boat," etc.). demonstrates the extent to which image captioning as an activity assumes & enforces a kind of physical, temporal and social decontextualization of images—neither captionist nor viewer are "present" in the process

tfw you realize what made your stackexchange question stupid moments *after* posting

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programming is a murder mystery where you are the murderer but also the victim and also the detective and also the second cop who makes a face and says "bad luck, that. What are we thinking? Robbery gone wrong?"

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I made a terrible game where you have to guess which bad domain name is more expensive: domain-pricing.glitch.me/

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That's the sound of the men
Workin' on the Markov chain gang
All day long the sound of the men work right hear them moanin' their
Live me water, I'm thir lives away
Then working on the chain ga-a-ang
That's the sound byways
And wearing, wearing
That's the men working of the
Men working on the me watere
That's the sound byways
All day long the-ere
That's the sound of the men
Working on the highways so hard
Give men workingin'

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I'm training a neural network to generate new knitting patterns, in partnership with a bunch of folks at Ravelry.
This is "Mystery lace", test-knit by DataSock. ravelry.com/discuss/lazy-stupi

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Really excited to have to deal with this Y2K-type bug I've created that assumes the public domain cutoff date is 1923.

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is a young person in your life at risk of exposure to ayn rand?

give them a copy of _the dispossessed_. you may save them years or an entire lifetime.

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Oh God, anyone yesterday wondering why I am so creeped out by Instagram - it's because you probably won't even see my posts. :S

mastodon.art/@eecks/9935730119

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uspol, gender 

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tarot 

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