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Devin Berg :OpenEngineering: boosted
Devin Berg :OpenEngineering: boosted

Mastodon/fedi server recs (because :birdsite: literally blocked me from posting it lol)

General-purpose: octodon.social, mas.to, weirder.earth

Lefty/social justice-oriented: rage.love, kolektiva.social, social.wxcafe.net, eldritch.cafe

Scientists/academics: fediscience.org, scicomm.xyz, scholar.social

Creatives: wandering.shop, photog.social, mastodon.art, pixelfed.social

Techy: cybre.space

Black-run: ubuntu.buzz

Geographical: cloudisland.nz (NZ), mspsocial.net (Twin Cities, MN), 438punk.house (Montréal, Punklandia)

Devin Berg :OpenEngineering: boosted

PLEASE SHARE! I am soliciting stories about working in #HigherEd under austerity. Read more and contribute: t.co/TSwkHuCD0f

I've found myself on one of the more challenging committees I've ever been on. We're tasked with redefining the "instructional workload" policy for all of campus.

Devin Berg :OpenEngineering: boosted
Devin Berg :OpenEngineering: boosted

Has anybody used Slayte.com for submitting or reviewing conference proceedings before? Not sure if it is new, but I’m using it for the first time and in a space that is full of terrible software, it is somehow the worst.

corrupted jpeg help request 

Suppose I have a bunch of jpegs on a flash drive that are looking like this. Is it possible to uncorrupt them somehow?

Russian invasion mention 

Really not a good time for my work laptop to be an HP ZBook. Now I walk around carrying a laptop with a large 'Z' on the lid.

Web archive link, research 

Hey cool, my recent journal paper is being featured on the front page of the journal.

archive.ph/IZqRt

While not officially official, my Chancellor is recommending me for promotion to Full Professor!

Speaking of photos, how do people pass photos down to their kids these days? I can't imagine handing down a hard drive or saying, "Don't forget to keep paying for this server!" in my will.

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Migrating my Google Photos to a self-hosted option. 10,000 files done; 40,000 to go.

It's not the prettiest home network setup but it's functional.

Devin Berg :OpenEngineering: boosted
Devin Berg :OpenEngineering: boosted

"Work-in-Progress: Polytechnic Perceptions of the Engineering Classroom Experience" - :doi: doi.org/10.31224/2124

Discovered by trying to send a message to my spouse. Luckily my bridged Matrix server was still accessible so I could still send a Signal message through that.

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Discovered that my kid's school blocks access to Signal, Threema, Wire, FB Messenger, Telegram, etc. Interesting.

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