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! 💜

USPOL

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.

TIL I am "expertise in applied mathematics"

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

Good morning.

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

I'm the PyDev of the week! 🐍📦✨👩‍💻

I talk about getting involved in open source and the Python community, packaging, and more: blog.pythonlibrary.org/2019/10

CANPOL

CANPOL USPOL

New reduced carb diet: drop the top piece of bread from your sandwich on the floor. Do not apply the 5 second rule.

some scientists are driving a submarine right now if you wanna check it out youtube.com/watch?v=Fwm3-xKyIz

A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make $$\pi z^2 \times a$$ jokes. Use $$ and $$ for inline LaTeX, and $ and $ for display mode.