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I'm Vicky. I'm a librarian focusing on research reproducibility + research data management.
I gave an interview about me/my work recently:

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

I hate the corporate capture of scholarship

I co-founded an open source, open access repo for LIS scholarship:

I also love my super cute black cat Little Boss & my partner @remram44

latest example of this, is my devops professor saying open source "recently gaining traction and before that it was unheard of to share code"

you ever just want to say "everything about that is wrong" ?

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people trying me 

the best way I can describe it is "mental chafe" when I hear people who think they know more than me about a topic (but in reality they are not even close) explain something to me

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people trying me 

getting increasingly frustrated with people ignoring my expertise this week

Hey, geek & #running friends!

Is there a #FOSS tool that reads #GPX and provides an analysis dashboard similar to Garmin Connect/Strava?

I don't care if desktop- or Web based, as long as it's self-hostable.

Or should I write a bunch of pandas/matplotlib scripts for this?

similarly, we shouldn't fix student proctoring systems... we should get rid of exams.

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7 hours of meetings in a row today, and people wonder why I blow past most of my deadlines 🙃

Hey y'all, does anyone have experience selling art from a place like RedBubble or Teepublic or something? Do you have somewhere you prefer? and if you're bought some how was the quality of the stuff?

Boosts rly appreciated here!

If I was an AR/VR researcher all I'd be doing is trying to replicate the yu-gi-oh system

I keep thinking about how Nicki Minaj says that she listens to Enya the most out of any other artist

sometimes when I am in meetings without camera I take my headphones off the conversation gets too cringey

from but deserves to be seen in the fedi too ----->

I am beyond excited to announce the Index of Digital Humanities Conferences, with data for 489 DH conferences from 1960-2020.

Blog post:

I have made substantial improvements to OnlyFans. I call this work OnlySpans.

played 5d chess despite being bad at chess and its a lot of fun

fun fact: you can win by sending a bishop diagonally through time

yeah, thats right,

small joys, :ms_weed: 

Wake & bake with a favourite to-go coffee order (that pumpkin spice foam on my cold brew :blobcoffee: )

Please try to CW discussion of TERFs, by the way. Even if you’re pronouncing righteous anathemas upon them.


I have LaTex and all necessary dependencies installed

but when I try to build my CV:

LaxTex doesn't accept that I'm calling moderncv from the directory above my CV

can someone who knows LaTex well please tell me if they can build my CV? just as a double check?

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why the fuck did I make my CV with LaTex

I can never get it to compile from scratch without so much effort

I PLAYED MYSELF :goose_honk:

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