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I finally uploaded much of my videos/lectures to a permanent domain with PeerTube. Phew. video.wilkie.how/videos/trendi

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oh no. I seemed to have written an i286 cpu emulator and also an HTML window system capable of rendering bitmap fonts and am intercepting 16-bit windows kernel calls. how did this happen.

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another day writing papers for scientific journals. everybody keeps asking me if they can read them. buddy, they won't even let me read them

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I wrote a personal essay on federated social web meets the rogue archivists, the nuance and power of forgetting, and building social software around consent and archival resistance. wilkie.how/posts/social-archiv

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It is 2074. Copyright is no longer extended since rich people no longer die. All librarians are unseen outlaws building archives underground. This is their story.

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I really wish the MIME type for JSON was text/json instead of application/json. Reality is an ontological nightmare.

when I saw Twitter Space my first thought was "good. we can finally send tweets where they belong... a black hole"

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why increase your age by 1 every year when you can increase the base by 1 instead? I'll be 19 until the day I die.

academic funding malaise 

my academic funding woes are definitely related to the fact that the only way I can hire a dev is to pay them 90+k/yr at a higher position and salary than myself. silver lining: laying them all off means I can fund myself an extra, like, 5 months maybe. just enough to write grants large enough to hire lmao (I'm on my second proposal now) like how the fuck does any project survive this mess? 30x part-time student labor? naw.

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my boss has already told me that my hair and painted nails are weird and bother him so who knows what would happen if he weren't 'liberal'

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The reason why it is scary that you can be reprimanded for being political at work is that it coincides with a deterioration of discrimination protections, and, for many people, their existence itself is political.

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if *you* know why the skull is named Murray, I'm selling these fine leather jackets.

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I went from astrology twitch to mortuary twitch to asmr microbiology twitch to just microscopy twitch who I impressed by knowing why the skull on their desk is named Murray. a good night.

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*watches the @bangbangcon@twitter.com speaker list grow* ooo so many cool people with cool interests!! bangbangcon.com/speakers.html

*cleaned the area visible from the webcam* I cleaned my apartment!!

if *you* would like to have less friends, I can recommend also doing this

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annoying friends watching mortal kombat together by typing out the moves whenever they happen on screen. "oooh classic down-up" "aaah back-back-punch. got em."

somebody teaching me the general meaning of the 9 of wands and my brain goes "ah, it is the classic earworm Tubthumping by Chumbawamba"

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