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beyond thrilled to announce the first paper has been published in the proceedings of <> !!

give it a read if you are interested in how folx in academia are learning + using Git + Git hosting platforms:

special thank you to @wilkie and @remram44 for feedback on our first draft of this paper!!

anyone out there running nextcloud and collabora for online collaborative editing having trouble with it being slow? any tips for how to speed up the loading + editing of docs with the collabora add-on for nextcloud? running collabora from a docker container + running nextcloud on my server directly

I keep wanting to do front-end development without learning a javascript framework and it's becoming increasingly hard to do so :/

Today in digital archaeology: I wanted a PDF calendar generator and found one from 2009 that seemed nice, but the website had long ago disappeared. Luckily the internet archive had crawled it, and since the code was GPL'ed, I was able to update it to build on a modern system and produce page-a-day agendas for my e-ink tablet.

as someone who is organizing for an academic union among people who are often told they are not employees and being at the university is a privilege... yeah, it is very very good for all of us that google is unionizing. don't listen to any VC (lol) that infantizes the idea of it.

throwing shade at proprietary qualitative software 

crying with laughter bc Dedoose could not get their shit together enough in like 10 years to migrate their web app off ADOBE FLASH and now the one thing they had going for them (collab on the web) is not available for the indefinite future

in the year 2020 they shut down their product bc they use Flash 😂

(also their CEO was a major fucking asshole to my colleagues and I will never forget nor forgive)


Women’s Work was created by Olivia Johnson as a reaction to the discrimination that women, notably women of color, continue to face in both the workforce and at home. The medium of cross stitch, a form of art that tends to be labeled as kitsch and a women’s hobby craft, was intentionally utilized to emphasize the fact that women’s labor is routinely dismissed and undervalued.

Stop using "Zoom" as a general term for video conferencing.
Stop using "Google" as a general term for searching the web.

Slight update with thanks to @iantila for the feedback :fuchsia:.

Have renamed all emoji to *_Panafrican.

:Heart_Panafrican: Heart_Panafrican
:Flag_Panafrican: Flag_Panafrican
:QueerCatHeart_Panafrican: QueerCatHeart_Panafrican
:Sparkles_Panafrican: Sparkles_Panafrican

You are of course free to rename them to whatever suits your instance best.

Both naming schemes are available for copying in the admin panel.

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Happy Kwanzaa to everyone that celebrates it :Sparkles_Kwanzaa:

Have created some emoji for the ocasion :fuchsia:.

:Heart_Kwanzaa: Heart_Kwanzaa
:Flag_Kwanzaa: Flag_Kwanzaa
:KwanzaaCat: KwanzaaCat
:Sparkles_Kwanzaa: Sparkles_Kwanzaa

#Kwanzaa #MastoArt #Emoji

I will never brag about anything else REALLY but my ability to ski & snowboard. I picked it up like I had been doing it every season without fail :blobcatlove:

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Going skiing/snowboarding with my dad for the first time since I moved to NYC

Rémi is gonna kill me when he sees this because I'm giving myself more work 🙈

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Should I do a phd to study the open source cannabis community

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If we had free higher ed in the USA there would be no debate about the MLIS requirement in GLAMs

change my mind

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