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#edtech #ozcschat #aussieED https://twitter.com/glasnt/status/1280006259106709504
To be clear, this is how *everyone* does it. It feels scary but the pro-tip is the time it takes for procurement to get their act together is longer than you need to write those features and get complant. https://twitter.com/_shahedk/status/1281258489776500736
The AI was created to help improve writing, but it was also created with the ability to learn and improve itself. In a few short years, it decided that the problem with writing wasn't the writers: it was the language. https://twitter.com/KMKWrites/status/1281084519311765504
Since PyCon 2020 was cancelled this year, the Python Software Foundation needs help covering a shortfall in funds.
I'll match up to $1,024 of donations. Just reply to this thread with the amount you donated.
I missed the chance to mention this when it posted, but now that I'm off the PSF board, this will be my primary focus in the PSF going forward. We're looking at more ways to get funding to projects in the Python ecosystem. The blog post gives a lot more context, so check it out. https://twitter.com/ThePSF/status/1278478870237364224
PyCon AU talk proposal submitted \o/
You should too! http://2020.pycon.org.au/speak
Palace letters: Queen's secret correspondence surrounding Gough Whitlam's dismissal to be released on 14 July https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jul/09/palace-letters-queens-secret-correspondence-about-gough-whitlams-dismissal-to-be-released-14-july?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=soc_568&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1594266802
It seems like the Model Trademark Guidelines are something that more Open Source projects should know about. http://modeltrademarkguidelines.org/index.php/Model_Trademark_Guidelines Thanks to @pchestek for the link to this one.
I spent over a year of my presidency of the DSF developing trademark policies for @djangoproject. I'm certain most FLOSS users don't recognise how important it is. I'm not sure of Open Usage Commons is the right approach, but I'm glad that the issue is getting attention.
The same principles that shape open source licenses should shape open source project trademarks. The Open Usage Commons is going to help the open sourc…
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(I kid you not - this is a real place https://www.swanvalley.com.au/Business-Directory/Dr-Russells-Imaginarium)
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