I started playing with simplescreenrecorder [1], and for some reason I find the preview feature mildly hilarious.

[1]: Which hasn't annoyed me in the first ten minutes.

To everyone who still makes text-based tutorials, thank you!

I'd much rather follow a text tutorial than wait 15+ minutes for a video tutorial to load.

Your work is very much underappreciated. Thanks again! 💜


rant, infosec, have you tried turning it off and on? 

rant, infosec, have you tried turning it off and on? 

TFW one of the things I just wrote in my research proposal a few days ago, turns out to be already done, sortof by accident.

software hot take :fire: 

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 sarah.powell@canadianscholars.ca would love to hear from you.

Don't tell them I said so, but sometimes my students impress the heck out of me.

prof whinging 

TIL "discourse particle". Not about fedi-politics, except as describing our foul language.

CANPOL, prof. whinging, repeat 

Code.gov's 5 Reasons Publishing in Open Source Code is a good idea in general #allthingsopen

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