Enjoy having your mind blown.

If you're a programmer, this is a must read.



@steko @ekansa @paregorios@social.coop (seeing what happens when I set this response back to public as an experiment...)

@steko @ekansa @paregorios@social.coop This could be really something, especially since all data I'm responsible for connect to OC/DINAA recs and we have zero preservation infrastructure (having a crisis right now, actually).

@ekansa Can Zenodo handle access restrictions for sensitive data?
@paregorios@social.coop @steko

@ekansa @steko @paregorios@social.coop Thanks! I've been lurking...

I've got nothing to add but I'm learning from the thread.

Today is a great day to donate (or donate more) to our ever wonderful instance maintainer. It's a tough job and she deserves to get paid for it. let's send our spare $s to @CobaltVelvet

CobaltVelvet's profile - Liberapay en.liberapay.com/CobaltVelvet/


@jstpwalsh I'm not ready abandon because the community is so robust and important to me but I think its really key to set up some alternative spaces to keep all the eggs out of the 1 or 2 corporate baskets.

By way of an intro, I'm Jolene. I'm an archaeologist who wrangles data in the public sector. I like questions, collaboration, databases, maps, charts, graphs, patterns, jokes, context, equity, dignity.

Back over here from birdsite (thanks @ekansa for spurring me to look again). I was crossposting between both for a while, but that was probably just annoying for everyone. Still need to find a groove.

The tragedy of a stellar hair day before bike helmet.

Ah, Past Me, who decided to completely invent the format of this electronic/irl symposium. Who needs the easy way?

I am wearing swingy linen trousers in protest of this freezing precipitation.

It will feel so nice to *have written* this paper.

Crappy pic, but LOOK at all these beautiful baby leaves! Northern friends, spring is coming. Promise.

Will I ever not experience a wave of nausea when sending an email to a big listserv?

A curious 17th c site name, Wolfshave. Sounds like the makings for an unhappy wolf. Come to find out it was a transcription error. WolfSNARE. I'm a little sad to correct this.

Data folks: how do you document changes in taxonomy? We completely rebuilt our system and migrated lots of terms back in 2011, but there's no documentation, apparently.

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