#Nextcloud made it into today's Times!
“If you want a world that isn’t run by very large, rich corporations, you may not want them hosting your data.” Wise words from @webarchcoop @outlandish @casacowork @_Happy_Dev_ @minds in today’s Times https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/business/don-t-want-to-give-google-your-data-time-to-co-operate-h5rrtn0jj #opencoop
Figuring out options for foundation funding seems more challenging than good ol' NSF.
Trying to be super productive today. Scheduling emails that won't send until August.
I'm in one of those "burn all my courses to the ground and start from scratch" moods.
Hey, cool! I was selected for my university's Emerging Outstanding Researcher award!
Some day a bridge is going to fall down or a plane crash and Chegg is going to be directly responsible.
Just got an email offering to sell me "Fetal Bovine Serum". I don't want to know.
You'd think that with the profit margins that academic publishers enjoy, they'd be better at responding to email in a timely fashion.
"It’s time to stand up to the academic publishing industry" - https://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/in-my-opinion/time-stand-academic-publishing-industry/
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today at a meeting of founders/providers of open access repositories, I was speaking and this guy (who was dominating the convo, btw) started talking in the middle of my sentence and I didn't stop and neither did he.
we just both speaking at the same time.
It was infuriating but I held in check my instinct to stop talking when he did -- overcame some internalized misogyny!
like really though, what the fuck is wrong with people?
My hotel wifi is giving me flashbacks to my dial-up internet days.
Hey, what do you know! We're only 1 week into the semester and I've almost got my winter break to-do list done.
74 emails just showed up in my inbox within a 2 minutes span... I love batch email processing! /s
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