@benhamill — (It's totally fine to reach out to Zagreb Pride even if they're not from Zagreb — even if they're not able to help directly, it's a fair bet that they know someone who can.)


My first point of contact would be Zagreb Pride: zagreb-pride.net/. They have a hotline if it's something urgent and/or if they're in any danger.

These kind folks are a bit more trans-oriented, they're building a support network & should be well-connected: kolektirv.hr/

Good luck to your friend, I hope they get the support they need ASAP!

cc @ihabunek

First snow o' the season @ Bled, Slovenia.

Can't say I missed shoveling snow off the car, but it was purdy.

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RT @ValaAfshar@twitter.com

When your children ask ‘why is engineering important?’, show them this video

🐦🔗: twitter.com/ValaAfshar/status/

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I just found out that Microsoft is discontinuing its Academic website with Dec 31st: microsoft.com/en-us/research/p

That's a damn shame. I much preferred their UI and their features to Google Scholar. I guess it's time to look into some alternatives listed in that article...

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Teenage Engineering just dropped a mini-ITX chassis and my brain is going to melt


@lapor @Fairphone Haha :) I've preordered one! I was in the market for a new phone & the timing was near perfect. I'll let you know when/if I find out anything about the case.

@Fairphone Hey folks, do you think the protective case for the Fairphone 4 will be available before the device starts shipping? I'd really like to have it shipped together with the phone rather than having to pay for shipping twice... Thanks!

I see the Bitcoin bros have rebranded themselves to "Web3"...

I guess it's only appropriate: we've lost Web 2.0's Yahoo! Pipes alikes and the semantic web, and instead got a non-trivial contribution to global warming and techbros reinventing capitalism from first principles.

Mazel tov!

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a new sneaker pimps album dropped today

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@djsundog Well that's some nice news to wake up to! I had no idea they were working on one, but I'm a big big fan of Splinter.

It's on its way to the queue!

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@bnjbvr I wholeheartedly support this attempt to bring to an end the hegemony of English in computing.

Liberté, égalité, sécurité (de la mémoire)!

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Aren't you tired from writing your Rust programs in English? Would you like to try something different, exotic and funny? Do you like saying "merde" a lot?

Here's my contribution to solve this problem: Rouille, a French Rust programming language.


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I have a feature in this month’s Physics World on the role of free-and-open-source software in physics research.

Do read it and let me know what you think!


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