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What is a good replacement for Osmand (Open Street Map client on android)

Now playing: Beats Antique. Thanks to Bandcamp Friday and (I think?) @loke.

That feeling when it takes 62 pings for a remote server to reboot 😅

mailman3, rant 

On what planet is "write a python program to generate REST requests" a reasonable answer to "How do I moderate my mailman3 list from the command line"? I was expecting a tool, not a weird framework for writing tools to manage mailing lists.

Edgelord BS, swearing. 


<hatter> Vaccines are dangerous
<wowser13> so are feminists

Remember kids, being an asshole ironically is still being an asshole.

Someone on fedi recommended the podcast [The strange case of the Starship Iris]( It has held my interest for 5 or 6 episodes, so thanks for the tip whoever you are. Although the setting is a bit more dystopian, it has a similar feel to the Becky Chambers Wayfarer series. I'm not a parent, but it seems ok for kids able to copy with a few non-player-characters dying. No sex so far, but some romance. Queer and trans characters shown positively (says the cis-het guy).

SPORTSBALL, Captain Obvious. 

Can I just say that this whole Olympics-during-pandemic thing is a really bad idea?

Basically the income stream of the IOC is more important than the lives of my friends in Tokyo, and that sucks.

The Linux Foundation are carrying out a survey on "Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Open Source", and I know this is something #foss #freesoftware and #opensource people (and opponents thereof!) on the Fedi have opinions on. So please boost and fill in.

Contributing to an evidence base may be a way of highlighting the problems and shaming people with money into doing something about them.

Baltimore Museum of Art will present an exhibition of works selected by members of the security team, workers who spend more time amidst the collection than anyone else:

via Metafilter:

How do you abbreviate s-expression, which is itself an abbreviation for "symbolic expression"?

Covid, vaccination rate (+, unless you are antivax) 

Today we broke 55% of people 12+ dual vaccinated.

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Me, early this morning: curses, why is this bag of coffee so hard to open?

Me, a short while later: why is the writing on this bag of coffee upside-down?

Me: Free software means people should be able to do what they want with their own computer

A user: I want to fix Gnome so that it works better to be logged in as root all of the time.

Me: not like that!

Covid, vaccination rate (+, unless you are antivax) 

That's 45% percent of the total population, but it doesn't have the same ring to it.

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Covid, vaccination rate (+, unless you are antivax) 

51% of eligible (12+) people in New Brunswick fully vaccinated as of today.

I will keynote at EuroPython, which am stoked but too fatigued tbh to even prepare for. I also plan to have a hallway track to discuss some of my plans as director of the PSF to highlight work from scientists and researchers in our community. I would love to hear from especially organizers of SciPy and PyData, please ping.

Just jabbed, moderna after Pfizer biontech. No side effects in the first 5 minutes.

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