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Taught a new version of a git workshop today and I feel bad about how it went

And remember kids, if anyone tells you to implement DRM, tracking software, anti-patterns, gambling apps disguised as social media, and so on - you tell them to "FUCK OFF". If you get fired over it (and you might not, for the record), give me a call and we'll help you find somewhere better.

brioche levels are critical

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Scully ignores increasingly obvious ectoplasm. Mulder hallucinates that he should take up a hip drug habit.

hey friends, what are your favourite online video tutorials for a very basic intro to machine learning with python?

Not in my library. Ever.

"Scientific publishers propose installing spyware in university libraries to protect copyrights"

codastory.com/authoritarian-te

Scully ignores increasingly obvious ectoplasm. Mulder is impersonated by alien ghosts.

Scully tries to disprove miracles. Mulder tries to tie corrupt FBI agents to cavemen.

Scully autopsies modern-day dinosaurs. Mulder pretends like he cares more about shapeshifting than Scully.

Me at work: I have never seen this box before, what’s in it?

*opens box*

Ah, a single large chip labeled “lucifer”. It’s 2020, what could possibly go wrong.

I should probably do a little (re)introduction. I lead on research data stuff at the British Library, including supporting internal researchers and services for BL users.

- I run the UK DataCite Consortium :doi:
- I'm a Software Sustainability Institute Fellow software.ac.uk/about/fellows/j
- I'm passionately into all things open, especially open research
- I contribute to communities like the-turing-way.netlify.app/, openlifesci.org/, librarycarpentry.org/, carpentries.org/

Really loving this final ODI Summit keynote from Safiya Umoja Noble, author of Algorithms of Oppression. I really need to read the book.

Also she's a librarian ❤️📙❤️

"i'm listening to my first grader's class talk about protecting the environment, and i want to kick the whole class apart.

how many decades have we spent telling kids we can "go green" by turning off the water when we brush our teeth?

fuck this. demand a green new deal.

what if, instead of writing a sentence that says, "I can help the planet by turning off the water!" these kids wrote letters to their representatives in congress??????" -- TwoLemonades on birbsite

The developers of Signal are currently doing a user survey:

surveys.signalusers.org/s3

I told them that I really like the app but also that I would like:
a) Signal on @fdroidorg
b) a proper desktop client
c) no data stored in "secure enclaves"

Maybe you'd like to tell them, too?

#freeyourandroid
#freesoftware
#android

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