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When people discuss travelling to the past, they worry about radically changing the present by doing something small, but barely anyone in the present really thinks they can radically alter the future by doing something small.

The most dangerous phrase in the language is, 'We've always done it this way' -- Grace Hopper

Ed Hawkins (on the bird site), famous for inventing the climate stripes:
"Today we relaunch #WeatherRescue!

Millions of pages of ship logbooks are full of detailed weather observations which have never been digitised.

Transcribing this data will improve our knowledge of how the climate has changed. Do you have some time to help?"

#ClimateChange #climate #ClimateScience #CitizenScience #EdHawkins #DataRescue #DARE #HistoricalClimateData

Yay, logged out of twitter. Now to jump two feet first into the awaiting work pile.

Why is there no mathematical italic small h in unicode? The rest of the alphabet is there! This is madness

It turns out that if you are looking for a missing thesis in the online DB for Germany, it is very useful to only put in the surname and CTRL F for the year.
John Tyndall 1850 Marburg, the only useful criteria was Tyndall.
Thus ended just over a month of searching from the end of Oct for me until last Wed 2nd.

He's the first Irish person to have obtained a maths PhD. He still spent two years studying under Bunsen. Hot Topic!

200 yr anniversary this year (August 2nd).

15 people queuing outside the barbers. I scarpered.

It's morning. The barber opens in 1 hour. First haircut in three months.

I just "fixed" (?) this DECwriter IV by re-seating the connectors and chips. I'm not convinced, but it logged in.

#dec #retrocomputing #terminal

Would you like a tree in this trying time? It has 366 nodes, descending 63 nodes down.

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