important Youtube PSA Show more
Youtube is no longer displaying contact emails, and in the most insidious way possible. They still show up if you're logged in and viewing your channel, but if you're viewing a channel OTHER than the one you're logged in as, they're just not there. Nowhere is it let on that this is happening! So if it's important to you that your contact email can be found, you need to make it available another way. Please spread this!
If it is easier to kick someone out than to go through a difficult series of conversations with them, it is not a community. Among the societies that had real communities, exile was the most extreme sanction possible, tantamount to killing them. On many levels, losing the community and all the relationships it involved was the same as dying. Let’s not kid ourselves: we don’t have communities."
food, photography pro tip Show more
remember to always film all your family home movies in logarithmic color space to capture those !!Classic!! Unexpectedly High-Dynamic Range moments !!!
@jk i used to be really embarrassed by past me, but now im really embarrassed by present day me in comparison to earnest 2008 me
i don't really have much else to say about this.
some people who identify as robots use it explicitly *for* dehumanization. some people don't, and there's no 'one way' to identify.
we have to make decisions that impart the most broad usefulness to the platform as possible, and that includes communicating with a wide audience for the minimum amount of confusion.
I've attached a photo of the specific language in question, it only shows up in the settings page, not on the web interface or profile page.
We run multi-user operating systems on computers with MMUs, then we run web apps and databases on top of them that just throw that all away and process all requests in a single memory space. Then we cache everything in a memory-based key-value store with a single keyspace. All in the name of eking as much performance as possible out of our servers.
And then we wonder why we're constantly getting pwned.
python creation myth Show more
in the beginning, python created the modules and the interpreter. and the modules were without functions and void. and python said, "import numpy as np", and there was numpy
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