It's clear from the data coming in, that the United Kingdom is now facing a very serious, and potentially overwhelming, second wave of banana bread.
A faculty member has been asking how to stop Zoom from removing his head when he uses a virtual background. We suggested the usual plain background, good lighting etc, but it didn't work. I was in a meeting with him today when I realized why it was happening.
"Algorithms are politically neutral"
Leftists can be authoritarian but they can't be fascist, because fascists are by definition right wing. Stalin was a brutal leftist dictator but he wasn't a fascist - he fucking hated fascists
better to be on twitter where we're all miserable together
Looks pretty interesting: “Kedro is an open-source Python framework that applies software engineering best-practice to data and machine-learning pipelines. You can use it, for example, to optimise the process of taking a machine learning model into a production environment.” https://twitter.com/quansightai/status/1303447660725035008
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If you'd like to make an online multiplayer game of your own, or just take a look at how I made Depict-It, I wrote about it here https://medium.com/@jofranchetti/coping-with-quarantine-by-coding-597372a17746?source=friends_link&sk=ab3cac4f850eeaf67bab31d3cfec3ded the code is open source so you can make it your own https://github.com/ably/depict-it.
apparently my team thinks I look like back acne
I played this with my team at work as part of a Friday afternoon Zoom hangout, and can report that it is (in their words) "hilarious", "amazing", "really impressive", and "very well done". also "wow your friend [@ThisIsJoFrank@twitter.com] must really good"
I made a fun game for a Friday afternoon - Depict-it! https://depictit.ably.dev/. Draw from a prompt and try and describe what your friends have drawn, watch as your drawings descend into hilarity.
Update: I passed. I think I got 3 or 4 questions wrong, so I probably got 20 or 21 out of 24. Pass mark was 18. Phew.
Beyond fear, destiny awaits. Watch the trailer for the highly anticipated #DuneMovie now.
📝 AVIF has landed!
⬇️ Here's how to use it today, and how it performs vs other web image formats.
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