A tour of TownsOS, the weird, proprietary GUI that came with the Japanese FMTowns computers in the late 1980s.
Wow, much a e s t h e t i c.
Having had a chat with another staff member who also applied for this position, and found out he wasn’t shortlisted by accident when it was discussed in a departmental meeting he was attending, we’ve both been on the blower to the union.
New blogue post on the magic that is satellite data nowdays https://atriplex.info/blog/index.php/2020/07/30/the-future-is-now/
6 minutes of cuppa and then the boss calls
blogue post; more shop-talk about people angry about R and Hadley Wickham https://atriplex.info/blog/index.php/2020/07/29/tidyverse-terror/
Dealing with the lack of a new job by picking up some pizza from the kind of rural pizza shop with a slightly disturbing cartoon Italian chef on the window.
I've been meaning to write a blog post complaining about how (seemingly) every anti-capitalist organisation, publication etc just loves to use the not anti-capitalist social media (FB, birdsite, even patreon etc) and apparently has no cognitive dissonance over that.
Before I do, can anyone think of any exceptions to that rule? A socialist party, a left newspaper, anything like that that actually uses fedi (or something similar) actively?
[physicist measuring the volume of the visible universe]
Nature Editor: how many Sydney Harbours is that?
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