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HELLO! I used to be Vicky Steeves, then @remram44 and I got married, so now I'm Vicky Rampin, so I'm doing another

I'm a librarian focusing on research reproducibility + research data management.
I gave an interview about me/my work: acrl.ala.org/dh/2018/04/04/rep

I love FOSS, open access, open educational resources, open EVERYTHING

I hate the corporate capture of scholarship

I also love my super cute black cat Little Boss

teaching kids stuff is fun but if you ask them about their favorite game or hobby they will tell you all about it and be incredibly patient teaching you how to do it because generally no one in their lives takes their interests seriously or sees them as an authority on anything

kiki's delivery service is one of the hardest movies for me to rewatch because she HAD and LOST the ability to speak to her cat. if that happened to me I do not know how I would move on (I know that's part of the point but I'm stuck on the fact she and Gigi can't talk anymore 😭😭😭😭)

I want to be Dorothea Salo when I grow up (I'm watching her talk "Tightwad's guide to open access" and it's great)

It's been a tough month, such that I haven't had a chance to properly hype: I've been published!!!

The Handbook of Archival Practice is a new and really neat encyclopedic snapshot of current activities around preserving both analog and digital materials. There's a great balance of traditional and emerging concerns, and I was kindly invited to contribute the entry on "Emulation"!

tech dystopia 

"if you don't have any of these you're not a real person"

I didn't get the other 4 assignments done and I needed to do that today, *deep breath* FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK

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If you've raised your wages but you still can't attract any applicants, it's not because nobody wants to work, it's because you didn't raise it enough. Keep raising it, and then once you start getting applications, you'll know you've reached the pay scale to attract workers.

You would think capitalists would do this instead of bitch constantly to the WSJ and the NYtimes

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today I'm catching up on all my assignments that I missed for my crypto class (that's CRYPTOGRAPHY the only crypto (besides cryptozoology) we allow in this house)

I've done the 4 reading/writing assignments and now I have to move on to the 4 assignments of practice problems *cries in math*

Doc-minded colleagues: does anyone know of good + accessible tools or libraries for creating help-text overlays or guided actions on a web site?

Like, something that can be integrated into a front-end client that enables a "tutorial" mode with scripted actions and text you can advance through to explain the interface

Framasoft published this morning a donation campaign for 2022. I had the honor to fully illustrate it. You can flip more than thirty illustrated cards and discover this way this not-for-profit org.
Framasoft is really important to me. Pls support them💜
soutenir.framasoft.org/en/

a colleague tweeted windows 11 will require internet connection and MS account??

haven't used windows in a long time but they are getting just more and more egregious

Apple managed to kill off Flash, and I would suggest they take on Safari next

Reading audiobooks is still reading.

If you say you read an audiobook you don't have to "correct" yourself. I'd argue that you /shouldn't/, that you'd get less correct.

There's no need to say "well no I didn't read it" if it was an audiobook. There's no need to put "reading" in scare quotes.

It's reading just as much as reading print is.

I know there are worse problems, but it sucks having my favored reading format denigrated by sighted people, even to the point of them denying it's "real."

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✨ hi y'all, i have almost 3k in upcoming dental work (with insurance) and 2k already on a credit card for previous dental work. my first appointment is friday, but i'm waiting to book most expensive (root canal!) 🦷

🎨 dm for art commissions , i'll work with any budget

:_cards: dm for tarot reading, tips welcome

if you'd like to just donate:
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you can see my art on insta @bewitcharts (i'll update soon!)

i did a temp check with my students today and it's confirmed, we're all fucking tired

now trying to catch up on my cryptography homework (the class i'm TAKING, the other one i'm TEACHING)

gonna listen to Avril Lavigne's first two albums because they are auditory comfy blankets to me

what are y'alls favourite comforting things?

oh yeesh they got some "Eastern vs Western medicine" thing going on in the small all white town 😬 don't like that

it's called the Good Witch just focus on the witchcraft!

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I'm still unwell and I'm watching this series in bed called the Good Witch and IT'S MADE BY HALLMARK CHANNEL! Since when are they making series?? and it has the same vibes as the movies??

"as opposed to popular mythology, the world did not start as a paradise" -- giles season onnnnnnnnnnnneee thooo

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