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If someone asks you a question and you don't know the answer, it is VERY IMPORTANT to say "I don't know" instead of guessing, covering, or speculating.
The fediverse is Mastodon, Pleroma, Diaspora, Friendica, Hubzilla, Osada and all their friends, federating. But what do we call all the silos, the ad-based family of Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and friends? How about Adverse? It's true: a universe founded on ad serving. And a reminder that the offer plenty of adversity.
I am pleased to announce the release of newhope-0.1.0.0, a Haskell library for the NewHope cryptographic key exchange protocol. Available at Crypto.NewHope via your friendly neighborhood Hackage:
English, Swedish, German, and Finnish speakers decline "dog":
"University of California terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research"
Context for those not in the US: this is huge. UC is a uniquely enormous and influential university system in our country. When they do things, many other universities follow suit.
Just finished up a collection of small paintings, trying to do something with my feelings about the kind of inherent lack of interface between my painting work and the sociopolitical clusterfuck we're living in while I do said painting work.
Still feeling myself out about these, and whether and how well they get where I was aiming.
If I'm typing a bunch of unix command line stuff trying to figure out the right solution, and I eventually DO figure out the solution, one thing I do when possible is re-run the command with a comment like
$ doing-the-thing.sh # This is the one that actually works
So when I inevitably search my shell command history later, I have nice little notes
abstract concepts now, formless.
the world is dust blowing in ravenous gyres.
the lucky ones are dead.
it's probably nothing, we're probably not living in the first act of a first contact story
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