So #techdiving people, are Shearwater dive computers as great as the internet claims? Thinking about a Perdix AI, although it's probably more computer than this warm water rec diver will ever need. There don't seem to be many active display computers that are not also way more technical than I'll need in the forseeable future,
rant, infosec, have you tried turning it off and on?
An incomplete list of things that annoy me about my Uni's computing services.
1. We can only change our single signon password once a week.
2. The same password and software fails intermittently with smtp and imap
3. We still have an idiotic banner warning us that this message which says its from somewhere else, is.
4. The campus firewall gets snaky every week or so and starts rejecting 5 ssh connections out of 6.
TIL I am "expertise in applied mathematics"
Um. Today I received an email (an unkind term would be spam), from "acquisitions editor for women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Canadian Scholars/Women’s Press." I mean, I sometimes write my pronouns on conferences badges, but I don't think I'm quite ready to write a book on gender studies. If some of you are, I'm sure firstname.lastname@example.org would love to hear from you.
Don't tell them I said so, but sometimes my students impress the heck out of me.
2 weeks before the deadline seems like a great time to take the system down for half a work day.
Let's punish the people trying to work before the deadline.
Good morning. #autumn
Code.gov's 5 Reasons Publishing in Open Source Code is a good idea in general #allthingsopen
computer scientist, mathematician, photographer, human. Debian Developer, Notmuch Maintainer, Scuba Diver, #nobot
A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make \(\pi z^2 \times a\) jokes.
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