I'm going to experiment with putting more of my work/research related stuff over on @scisus. If you want to hear me ranting about stan and modeling or talking about pollen movement and tree sex, I'll be over there.
Sometimes I post things on craigslist
I like to have some fun with it
@MCSF are you still active?
Did you see the notice that octodon is getting a little TLC from proprietress @CobaltVelvet and will be down for awhile?
If you've got some money to share, today is a good day to pay @CobaltVelvet
hello #octodon, a downtime of two to six hours is scheduled for tomorrow at 14:00 CET (2019-08-18 12:00 UTC)
Why I LOVE LOVE LOVE Bandcamp - their articles goes into deep subgenres and niches with links to songs that you can BUY. Seriously the idea that you can buy DRM free stuff instead of renting it by the hour is revolutionary in a late-stage-capitalism (oof depression-sentence right there)
Like this one titled: "Eight Artists Making Music Built on Buchla Synthesizers" with art made from 1980's to now on that specific synth
“There are many Hong Kongers and other smart people writing online who can explain the political context of the protests, the likelihood of intervention, and what this means in a deeper way. I am just a visitor who perhaps thinks too much about fish cakes when being tear gassed.”
Of course Maciej Cegłowski went to #HongKong protests and wrote a brilliant piece, with references to how the ’80s Soviet–American culture shock is as great as the 2010s America–HK one.
"Levels of carbon-14 in the atmosphere rose sharply as a result of nuclear testing and dropped precipitously once the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty was signed in 1963. As a result, cells that were “born” during times of high carbon-14 levels can be precisely dated because subjects living during this period incorporated carbon-14 into the DNA of newly generated cardiomyocytes. The results indicate that, contrary to traditional teaching, cardiomyocytes renew throughout life at a very low rate."
housing prices, Canada, negative
Millions of #Books Are Secretly in the Public Domain. You Can Download Them #Free https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/kz4e3e/millions-of-books-are-secretly-in-the-public-domain-you-can-download-them-free
Here’s a wonderful blog post from an ex-Mefite about the meaning of community: http://middleclasstool.com/blog/2019/7/11/community
Cavers are my community & the closest thing I have to brothers & sisters.
And here's a blog post, explaining why this is a preprint and why we didn't publish this in a journal: