COVID, idiots, and local politics 

Some of the locals attended a city council meeting and called for the university to shutdown so that "those professor can go without pay for a while like the rest of us have."

They maybe forget that many of the businesses in this small town depend on the university to exist in the first place.

@lauraritchie it is 25 videos so far. I figure I'll have 50-60 videos by the time I'm done with this class.

@lauraritchie oh, this wasn't 4.5 hours completed in one day. It took me about a week and a half!

Made it through developing the videos for the first third of one of my classes. About 4.5 hours in total.

As I've worked on my Fall course prep, I've discovered just how locked down my university has our LMS. Can't install any of the apps I want to. 😒

alcohol mention in alt text 

There are worse ways to do some work on a Friday afternoon.

face masks, Trump mention 

Post on local board, "Looking for face masks for petite face, something fashionable, puppies or Trump preferred."

Today seems like a good day for our septic pump to stop working.

@Cyborgneticz
Thanks! It's getting close. Just need a microphone.

Get yourself a partner who looks at you the way this lamb looks at my son.

@mplouffe I've heard that Zenodo items are indexed or not indexed based on a variety of criteria and data type. OSF allows for the 'original publication date' in the meta data. Did you set that? I'm curious if GS is picking that up or not.

It's the first Monday of June! That means I'm getting emails from all of the people asking me to do all of the things.

That thing when you have a great idea for a web domain, but you probably don't need another website/blog to maintain.

COVID, university planning 

@abbaxi
That's a good suggestion. Our students pay for their books indirectly through our on campus rental program, funded by student fees. Luckily, our Instructional Resources people already push OER fairly heavily.

COVID, university planning 

@ashwinvis @vickysteeves it's the new business casual!

COVID, university planning 

@vickysteeves
Right now the admin is saying no because our fall courses are already scheduled as F2F and students have registered under that situation. This can change if the uni as a whole goes online.

COVID, university planning 

@vickysteeves
No, there is a union of sorts but Scott Walker outlawed collective bargaining in Wisconsin back in 2010 so it doesn't do a lot of good.

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