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Interviewer: How do you think about your own mortality? Raymond Tallis: Well, I'm not in favour of it.

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This chair has a fluorescent light under the seat that shoots a beam of light through the plastic, all the way to the top. The Laverne Luminous Chair, 1960s danismm.tumblr.com/post/185671

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Well the data is flowing

That's a good start

Now to let it churn
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There is no situation that cannot be made worse by panicking.

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Q: What do you give the person who's got everything? A: Antibiotics.

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TeX in real world - poll

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One of the things I've been repeating a bit at my new job, is probably also worth sharing here:

"Most people have no realistic way to estimate the quality of our offering, except by looking at how pretty our websites are. So making sure they're at least half-way decent is worth doing."

\$Job has some damn fine techies, who are very skilled. They do good work. But no designer in-house...

The boss started negotiating with a web design shop within a week of me pointing this out. I was heard! 👍

A wonderland.
The Imperial Garden - Beijing

Merry Christmas from Beijing

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bubble-multiverse (seed: 16179)

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branewaves (seed: 15487)

"The Fediverse, anyone can start their own social network from ponies to aliens, to just down right anarchy. Welcome to the federation, the all inclusive social bubble."

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cell-refract-2 (seed: 18649)

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when you yeehaw in space it push you backward

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To stop the microwave at 00:01, ensuring that it doesn't beep, but taking the risk of undercooking the microwavable pudding, turn to page 237.
To stop the microwave as soon as it reaches 00:00, ensuring that the pudding is thoroughly cooked, but risking waking up your parents, turn to page 119.

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toot

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I've just updated mathstodon.xyz to v2.6.5. Basically no fun new features, just some tiny bug fixes from the look of it.

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.