In my defence I was extremely pissed off and not thinking straight after it was suddenly announced my institution is no longer paying for Adobe licenses...

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Raise your hand if you’re the one who just accidentally reply-all’d an all-staff email list on a Friday arvo, sparking both joy and recriminations.

EVERY MORNING I WAKE UP AND OPEN PALM SLAM A VHS INTO THE SLOT. ITS PLATO'S MENO AND RIGHT THEN AND THERE I START DOING THE DIALECTICS ALONGSIDE WITH THE MAIN CHARACTER, SOCRATES

Of course ol’ JC was probably just being deeply ironic.

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Hmm might listen to Pulp’s classic album Different Class, haven’t listened to that start-to-finish in 15 years.

[first track, relentlessly angry-positive anthem about how Generation X is going to solve all the world’s problems because we’re just so damn smart]

Ah. Nevertheless.

Landlord’s Super: Take a dodgy loan, restore a property, move in the locals, attend to their grievances, then celebrate with a pint in this fully-simulated, open-world 1980's Britain. store.steampowered.com/app/112

I have opinions about people, at conferences, going *15 minutes overtime* on their talk, being told by the moderator *three separate times* to wind up their talk, and who then dribble on about absolutely irrelevant “here’s a photo of our minister in VR goggles!” for another five minutes on top of that. It’s just a dick move.

About to give an online conference talk, the first actual conference seminar I've given this year, and I am suddenly way way way more stressed than I ever am when I do this in person. Tune into the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute conference to watch me flail later this arvo.

Shout out to my wife who, at age 42, has her L plates and is learning to drive, and absolutely ruling at it.

That difficult moment when you have to teach a student pivot_longer(). I’ve been doing this since 2006 and I still have no clear idea of the simple way to reshape/spread/widen/pivot data in

Have just returned from a trip to northern Tasmania with extreme Marginal Electorate Infrastructure Envy. The roads. The playgrounds. Toilets in national parks with actual plumbing and not just a deep bloody hole. Just incredible.

I got a letter from the Government the other day, I opened and read it, it said my name had been placed on a roll for jury selections, which I am happy with as jury duty is the responsibility of every citizen in a society ruled by law

photograph of a dead animal 

Dead Sea bird on Greens Beach, northern Tasmania

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