Me: Spends an hour and a half writing a two paragraph e-mail
Also Me: I could totally edit that conference presentation with multiple authors into a publishable article in two weeks
Today is our 9th anniversary, we've been together for about 15 years. We've been friends for about 16 years. That's almost half of my life. On Sunday someone asked us how long we've been together because we have an 'interesting' rapport :)
I'm just so lucky that I get to spend my life with my favorite person <3
We're printing off many fliers to hand out and we wrote "Ask me about programmable publishing on our badges, so hopefully we'll get some interested people
Google fail: When you search for "veterinarians that treat rats" and the first two sponsored ads that pop up are for rodent/pest control 😡
Apparently our movers will accept credit or bitcoin -- but only for the deposit. Then we pay 50% at pickup with a check or money order. Finally we pay the balance at dropoff with cash or money order.
Just to clarify, I would never actually throw rocks at a living animal, this is all hyperbole
Yesterday morning I heard a bird singing and was like "Aw sweet, spring at last!"
Today I'd throw rocks at this fucker outside my window if it'd stop it from chirping
I got my first pull request guys! This feels important somehow.
It includes extra credit if their final project contributes to an existing community outreach group, FOSS project, or to OER or the academic commons
I spent a good chunk of the day writing a syllabus for a hypothetical class that I would like to teach some day instead of grading quizzes for the actual current class that I'm a reader/grader for. Sigh.
On the up side, I've got a full syllabus drawn up for a course on digital humanities (extendabe into digital projects in other fields too) that teaches Racket and Scribble, the command line, version control, and licensing to non programmers & culminating in creating their own digital projects
... and @cwebber 's talk on network freedom!
Mastodon makes an appearance in the talk, and you'll notice that the fsf uses a mediagoblin instance to share these videos!
Hey everyone, the Libre Planet session videos are up! Here's the link to our panel on Free Software in academia! https://media.libreplanet.org/u/libreplanet/m/free-software-in-academia/
This year, for the first time my wife went with me to LibrePlanet and saw for herself the generous and fascinating Free Software community, then at the digital humanities workshop got a friendly introduction to programming. Two disparate sides of my life have now met.