"Help! I need a doctor!"
"He was shot!"
"I have a PhD in topology."
"Can you examine the bullet hole?"
"Still path connected, the homology is trivial."
In the course of my day job, I wrote a memo on how TeX sets line widths for the overscores of square roots.
In other words, I've been working with rules for radicals.
Kabbalah, cyberpunk.. qabalpunk? Show more
does this mean that bees are witches tho
* a matriarchal society
* very into flowers
* do complicated rituals based on hexagonal geometry
* dance (dancing is probably bad)
* can fly
* their house is made of sweet stuff that you can literally eat
* will kick your butt if you cross them, eg by eating their house
How long before Alex Jones has a Mastodon instance?
One problem with using social networks on a phone is boosting/retweeting/whatever a post while trying to scroll past it.
A suggestion on how to prevent coordinated harassment campaigns:
A new user is not permitted to post to an instance for 24 hours. A user is not permitted to respond to or report someone until they’ve followed that person for 24 hours.
If nothing else, that should slow down dogpiling.
Hewlett Packard Lovecraft
"The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of a 28C RPN graphing calculator to correlate all its contents..."
Journal Club call for papers! Show more
September is coming soon, and so we'll need a new paper for our https://scholar.social #JournalClub
Any user of our instance can suggest a journal article, but please submit one from outside your field of expertise, to help make it something accessible to everyone :)
Also, let's aim for open access articles too, so everyone can participate
Reply to me with a DOI using the "Direct" privacy setting and it may be randomly chosen in September!
So... If I want an embossed version of Hugh...
police, government surveillance, guns Show more
LB: Holy shit from that article: "The FBI, Keighley said, learned of the protest from a video on Infowars, a far-right site run by the commentator Alex Jones, known for spreading false news and conspiracy theories."
An FBI agent saw someone on InfoWars, surveilled him, and incarcerated him without bail for 6 months to punish him and his family for Facebook posts. They had no intend of winning the case because the case itself would fuck up his life.
It's Earth Day.
When will we see Mars Day?
continuation of PVDSA fundraising Show more
The Pioneer Valley Democratic Socialists are only $295 away from their goal to fund free breaklight repair clinics: https://www.gofundme.com/pvdsa-brake-light-clinic
what 3 starbucks lattes?
This is direct aid to people in our oft-forgotten part of the country. ICE specifically targets Springfield because it's not a sanctuary city in the "sanctuary state" and they know driving with a broken headlight is enough to send people off to the Bristol or Suffolk detention centers for $$$
Will MySpace ever lose it’s monopoly? (2007)
(submitted by Jarred)
Google Shopping is blocking searches for "epistolary novels."
A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make \(\pi z^2 \times a\) jokes.
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