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I'm Jordi, a newly-minted from Mexico, living in . I've had a super-sheltered and comfortable life. Nothing dreadful has ever happened to me.

I like , , , , and old because I'm old (not that old).

I also do software stuff because of course.

Day job is work on assessments and , but my nocturnal alter-ego is writing a book in 2021, streaming on Twitch!

New Brad video just dropped. More goodness from @rainwarrior !

Get your knowledge on from Brad's careful and pleasant explanations.

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I go out of my way to caption my YouTube videos, so that the subtitles will be readable, searchable, and have better results with auto-translation.

Apparently in 2020 @YouTube just decided to dump crummy auto-captions over top. I have to go in and manually delete all these. >:(


Of course, the first thing you do when landing in Mexico is to get Mexican food.

Here is my breakfast. I took the special: nopal and spinach juice with an oreja ("ear", Mexican name for French palmier), coffee, the main dish of divorced chilaquiles (red and green sauce) with pork chops and a fried egg.

They originally forgot the red sauce so they just added some a bit later so I could try both sauces.

This has made me so happy.

Is it still obligatory to inform the internet that you're talking to them from a plane when you're on a plane?

'Cause this still seems magical to me.

Hello, earthbounds!

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"In the near future, phone numbers will be a think of the past"
"Really? Ok phew"
"Sorry it's the near future now, every website you log into wants a phone number if you want to keep using their service"

Upon a cursory examination of the internet: I am that clown.

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Seriously, though, some clown somewhere must have already started spinning theories about how Euler wasn't a single person. Let's see...

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Euler is just the Bourbaki of the 18th century.

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Yeah, Euler :euler:, like, stop hogging all the credit, dude.

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"In an effort to avoid naming everything after Euler, some discoveries and theorems are attributed to the first person to have proved them after Euler."

- Wikipedia, List of things named after Leonhard Euler,

What I definitely don't need is two editions of The Unbearable Lightness of Being, though. Or even one. Gah, I'm embarrassed I ever fell for that book.

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Yes, I absolutely need four editions of .

Wanna read all Cervantine insults, you ill-bred liar, enemy of mankind? This one has great analytical indices.

Wanna understand what the hell is "duelos y quebrantos"? This one has great footnotes.

Wanna see some artwork without losing any of the text? This one has great illustrations.

Wanna remember the basic plot and see the whole thing illustrated? This one is a great comic book adaptation. Emphasis on comic.

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Arranging books on my shelf.

English books: when put upright on the shelf, spine facing outwards, tilt your head to the right to the read the spine. Always.

French and Spanish books: eh, tilt your head right, left, who cares, who can predict, just one way or the other. Or put some French and Spanish books upside down so you can tilt your head right.

So, looks like I might be able to meet The Mexican Runner next week and get my copy of Battletoads autographed omg omg omg

I just saw someone refer to "Star Trek/Wars" and I'm sure that's gonna ruffle some feathers.

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Ja he traduït al #català aquest nou panell d'administració que tindrà una propera versió de #Mastodon.

"CHAPTER 1 Some category theory
That which does not kill me, makes me stronger.— F. Nietzsche"


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