Pinned toot

hello, dear toot.cat people!
i’m raphael, and this is my toot over here. :)

i like a variety of things (python programming, rock climbing, puns, dark wave, drawing, archery, tea, cats, chocolate…), tend strongly towards the nerdy/shy, and am coming to this instance from mastodon.social.

hey y’all! <3

when you’re galaxy brain lewd, you’re an astronaughty.

genuine question: why is there a captcha system run by anti-lbgt, anti-women’s rights bigots on switching.social’s list of *ethical* recaptcha alternatives?

damn, andrew macfarlane seems to have hit upon *something* in his video making recently. his latest few rock climbing videos have been completely amazing stuff.
here he is bouldering in the scottish highlands with the legendary (and strong af) dave macleod: youtube.com/watch?v=bJ4HiOcKQz
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finger health, sports, optimism 

me: if this is going to work out, i’ll have to stay disciplined with my time. mo–fr is thesis time, sa–sun is work time.

also me: i wonder if i could draw poofy kim wilde hair in a mignola/mcclaren-ish style. i want to draw all the d&d characters. i really want to draw winnie harlow as an 80s styled fabulous storm (x-men).

first result of this thesis work: logistic regression is slow as fuck. recursive feature elimination on logistic regression is fucking molasses.

re: masto vs birdsite design decisions 

masto vs birdsite design decisions 

mh --- but with some + 

content warnings are such a blessing.
having the freedom to write out something that bothers you, so you can vent it into the void, while also knowing you’re not randomly dumping negativity on someone who might not have the spoons to deal with it, is pure gold.

academia - 

clearly, i’m out to to fulfill every rock climbing stereotype there is. except beanies.

oh my. my slackline arrived today. i’m going to get nothing done in the next weeks.

yt algo, fash bs 

apple shitpost 

also, goosebumps.
damn, that soundtrack is so good.

TFW your random playlist throws the first few notes of any nier:automata song at you, and your mood becomes instant melancholy.

nothing quite like having told co-workers that a specific, fine-grained markup for a certain case would probably come in handy in the future, then being told ‘oh no, it’s fine enough as free text, we need the unstructured freedom’ and a couple of years later, getting a wish list from the same co-workers that would benefit greatly from having the markup to provide the meaning that i now have to parse from free text.

i took my brush pen for a walk and did some random doodlings while listening to a podcast.
when the dude to the left started looking a bit revolver ocelot-y, i drew some more mgs characters to keep him company.

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