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unicode, blood, #periodemoji 

So I was just reading the Unicode proposal for :butter: and learned that the Oxford Internet Institute has a research project for Computational Propaganda.

Congrats on making it in to Unicode 12, !

re: lost & found 😌 

lost & found 😌 

Until I went to look up that backer link for Tusky (see last boosted-toot), I didn't realize how much the Open Source Collective had taken off.

It looks like they're a 501c6 functioning as a fiscal sponsor to a thousand open source projects.


Toot, toot!

Tusky has opened an Open Collective, where you can support the development, translations and support work!

We offer a $12/ year tier, which is the symbolic "if everyone who uses the app can pay $1/month".

As well as, a backer tier, and a sponsor tier!

#OpenCollective #sponsor #donate

mastodon tools question, threading, emacs? 

Today I learned: $ whatis shuf
shuf (1) - generate random permutations

as in

$ shuf -n3 /usr/share/dict/words

(yes, that's actually the result it just gave me. radical.)

I'm here at my desk, trying to manage these many tangled cables, all of which are black. Then I glance up at the tootsphere and it hits me:

Show me your favorite cable management pictures.

"get in, nerd" ursula le gun shouts from the driver's seat "we're burying the kyriarchy"


She-Ra has a complicated relationship with technology. In this essay we will explore the contrasts between the technological artifact revered as the savior, the other artifacts from the same era that are dismissed as ineffective or irrelevant, and the lonely tech worker who is incapable of seeing the human costs to her research.

Advent of Code 

"It updates when I click on it! I don't have to recompile the program to change parameters any more!"

programming, Advent of Code 

programming, Advent of Code 

programming, Advent of Code 

programming, Advent of Code 

The neighborhood bunny place is advertising their "first fursday" even and how have I never heard it called that before?

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