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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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imaging some floppies that are as old as I am. here's hoping somebody images me someday.

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To paraphrase @jalcine are you coding for people or your nerd friends.

You gotta make a choice.

ban rich people from being elected to office

my beautiful workflow-job-scheduler-visualization baby

Van Halen is when you and several other people need a taxi

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wow. Riot settles their class action agreeing to pay out $10 million in salary reparations across all women employed there in the last 5 years. kotaku.com/riot-settles-lawsui

i think we can all agree that folks on this website who send replies starting with "Uhh..." or "Umm..." are evil

contrary to a false history, we have ALWAYS developed infrastructure in support of human connection. recent advancement shows us that tech *could* liberate our differences and connect us all, therefore we see a surge of new ways to vilify that connection... to make it seem vacuous and childish somehow.

we aren't addicted to services; we just really like human connection and tech companies are devilishly desperate to monopolize that experience

i need to stop writing an accessible and modular canvas-based JavaScript hex editing component that progressively downloads and renders data... and do my actual job.

just my phone camera and a cheap photo box as a first try. many boxes are semi-glossy, so I'll need to diffuse the light a little differently next time and borrow a better camera from my local library.

Meshroom, a FOSS photogrammetry tool, worked very well in this rough pass at 3D-scanning boxes alicevision.org/

Rejoice! I'm up at a reasonable time post-holiday!

*gestures wildly* i want the altoids *gestures wildly-er* but i don't want the tin

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this holiday I'm thankful for the fact that half of a byte is called a nybble.

read about Professor Liskov, understand Liskov principles, think about consequences, design better software quantamagazine.org/barbara-lis

programming is summed up by being utterly disappointed in things named as <word> followed by <two letters>

I used to code for days to get a black screen with OpenGL. now I code for days to get a blank page with AngularJS.

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