A theremin is an instrument specifically designed for that kid who always went "I'm not touching you, I'm not touching you" while intentionally trying to annoy you

only 90s kids remember when recaptcha was helping project gutenberg transcribe old books instead of feeding the google machine learning beast so they can make cars

"neutrality" PSA 

shared conference notes site 

apparent Vim & Neovim security vulnerability 

paywalls in LIS journals 

CFP: Years in Cultural Studies 

call for papers 

formatting grumble 

Fediverse, Fascists, Gab 

When they let you upload whatever profile picture you want in the conference app

web snark 

software appreciation, ADHD 

software appreciation, ADHD 

#Cali #ClimateChange #ClimateCrisis

🚨 Hey fellow California folks! Fire season 🔥 is approaching, PLS take it seriously and have a plan of action/bugout bag ready. 🚨

-written list of numbers/contacts/addresses.
-physical road map(circle hospitals, hotels, food/water, & emergency shelters)
-DO NOT rely on main roads & highways, they may bottleneck & trap you.
-Non-perishable snacks
-3-days water
-can opener
-baby wipes
-pet food & disposable litter boxes
-Backup power pack

good reference exchange 

my university counselor asked me for recommendations for trans literature to put in the counseling library

do you know any really good books about gender? please let me know!


(boosts appreciated too)

writing feedback, +, gotta focus 

Friendly reminder: In a world where so many people are cruel for the sake of it, the most punk thing you can do is to be kind without expecting anything in return.

slight pandoc and markdown gripe 

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