I got my first post solar panel electric bill. It's for -56 dollars.
I can leave it as a credit in case we use more power in another billing cycle or if the credit is over 50 dollars I can ask for a check.
The good work over on the "okreader" project is kind of amazing to me.
They have hacked away at a few kobo readers and made them virtually blob free barring wifi and the eink display controller.
No DRM, no other proprietary software. No vertically integrated store. No gaping spots in the UI begging for other proprietary services to be turned on.
Everything I want in an eReader.
documents should never have an embedded turing-complete language that runs automatically or without the informed consent of the user.
wtf is up with this design pattern on web apps where there are huge text fields for username and password on the home page and so you type in your username and password only to realize that the button below it says "Create an account!" and then you have to hunt for the tiny "ˢⁱᵍⁿ ⁱⁿ" button in the upper right-hand corner in order to actually sign in to your existing account?
@natecull i don't know if you will find this interesting or not, but did you know there is currently an outstanding proposal (which looks like it will probably find support) for encoding PETSCII into unicode: http://www.unicode.org/L2/L2017/17435r-terminals-prop.pdf
The lengths people go to .... "Setting Emacs Theme Based on Ambient Light" https://matthewbilyeu.com/blog/2018-04-09/setting-emacs-theme-based-on-ambient-light
Technical Note: We originally wrote this article in Word, but then we converted it to Latex to make it look more like science.
me, imagining this project: I'll figure stuff out as I go
me, figuring it out as I go:
I wonder if there's a huge brewing Replication Crisis in the humanities...
"we deconstructed 'Les Miserables' according to the precise experimental procedures described by Derrida, Foucault AND Baudrillard... but our results were indistinguishable from a placebo written by JJ Abrams!"
Step 1: I’m an idiot
Step 2: I’m a wizard
Step 3: no I was right the first time
great article about academic writing: https://www.chronicle.com/article/10-Tips-on-How-to-Write-Less/124268
Test toot please ignore