@wolfie @neil @Marcus I recently did an MX lookup on a contractor’s (vanity) email domain before sending him a msg (because always want to ensure that I’m not feeding Google or MS). It came back negative (the MX server matched the domain name). But when I tried to email him, I got a bounce back from Google. So the guy was forwarding to gmail, and gmail was refusing msgs based on the IP of 2 hops back
Open Access Doesn’t Need APCs: Our Progress To-Date - https://theplosblog.plos.org/2022/09/open-access-doesnt-need-apcs-our-progress-to-date/ indeed, #diamondOA is the future
Many crypto miners are shutting off rigs and plan to sell their GPUs, as GPU-based mining for most cryptocurrencies becomes unprofitable after Ethereum's Merge (Michael Kan/PCMag) - Michael Kan / PCMag:
Many crypto miners are shutting off rigs and plan to sell their GP... - http://www.techmeme.com/220918/p1#a220918p1
What do WPATH Standards of Care 8 actually say? A megathread. 🧵
There will be multiple threads covering the document from this post--one for each chapter. I'll post as I go, but be aware that SoC8 is HUGE, and it will take me time to work through.
I was chatting to a friend and he mentioned that his PhD was in Low-dimensional Topology. So I asked how many dimensions counted as a low number, and he answered “Between zero and one.”
I had to admit that was a low number of dimensions to be studying topology in; even lower than I had been expecting.
(Previously, placing a copyright symbol on a piece was a prerequisite to copyright restriction, including on paintings.) "The copyright notice is usually offensive and visually distracting in the context of a carefully arranged artistic composition; its use, moreover, implies an unseemly concern for monetary profit, and a lack of faith in the honesty of viewers as security against unauthorized copying." (1980)
If you're so embarrassed by copyright, why avail yourself of it in the first place?
“In general, if someone is making a website publicly available, others may freely link to it. That open linking is what makes the web a ‘web.'”–Electronic Frontier Foundation
A simple #CGI example in #Scheme. https://astoundingteam.com/wordpress/2015/02/17/a-simple-cgi-example-in-scheme/
For US folks, there's currently a proposed Title IX change that would protect trans people.
It's only open to public comments for *two more days* and the vast majority of current comments are looking really TERF-y. Please consider adding a comment to the proposal to help out
There are two wolves inside you.
Also two pandas. And two lions. And two rockhopper penguins, and two sunda pangolins.
Also, two rather unhappy moles who wish to know where all the soil went.
You are Noah's Ark, and you are uncertain how you know this, or when you gained the capacity for thought or introspection.
There is only sea, all around; the rain has not yet stopped.
There are two wolves inside you, and you were built to keep them safe until the dawn.
#PHP is probably a suboptimal choice for a new project in 2022 right?
But if I want it to be cheap and easy for people to host, it seems best for that?
@kate earlier this year the unions for student workers at cal hosted a rally against rent burden and asked us to sort ourselves into a human histogram based on how much of our income we were spending on rent. it wasn't pretty
Just an enthusiast programmer, but see https://codeberg.org/n8chz
A silly instance of Mastodon for queer folk and non-queer folk alike. Let's be friends!