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looking at lapack routines, tag yourself, i'm dpotrf

"A Google employee spoke with the Bay Area Reporter on the condition of anonymity about the current mood among LGBTQ Googlers, saying by phone that, "I'm really worried that they [company leadership] don't know how unsustainable this is. They want to have it both ways: to monetize the engagement that comes from really odious content, but to bear no responsibility for it. And all of us queers who work here see how they're getting away with making money off people who hate us while doing nothing to stop them. Meanwhile, most queer creators' channels are demonetized or marked 'adult' because they use words like 'trans.' Google has no right to be at Pride. They're just capitalists. They don't care."

https://www.ebar.com/news/latest_news//277351/activists_ask_sf_pride_to_ban_google_after_homophobic_youtube_dust-up

I feel bad about dunking too hard on an undergrad, but this is horrible writing (and thinking) and while I laud the ambition he probably didn't come close to what he wanted to do, but it's a pretty good effort that probably taught him a lot about the practical nuts and bolts of doing AI. medium.com/@NPCollapse/gpt2-co

Wittgenstein's Tractatus visualized as a subway map?! YES!: tractatus.lib.uiowa.edu

Just read toot!'s announcement about blocking gab and I fully support it.

What I don't like is the massed amount soap box suzies whining and complaining that what he's doing is "censorship".
Or "If you block this, how long till you block [utterly unrelated thing]?

Fuck you and fuck nazi's. Block their method of communication, give them no safe space, no where to relax, no allies.

Let them live in perpetual fear that they will be found.

Fuck nazi apologists.

too lazy to figure out how to call this C++ API from C, instead just going to write a bash script that dumps its arguments into the C function and then dumps the output into the C++ program.

bleh, advisor's computer died so he doesn't have comments and edits for these two manuscripts

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I'd greatly appreciate it if you took this quick survey to help calibrate something for me - I know it's not the best design for it, but, you know. Probably not going to work well on mobile. Thanks! gzthompson.shinyapps.io/images

eugenics when softened a bit goes down pretty easy in the u.s. because of the fundamental role it has played in the formation of this shitty, shitty country

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A couple of the images aren't that great for the color-blind.

I'd greatly appreciate it if you took this quick survey to help calibrate something for me - I know it's not the best design for it, but, you know. Probably not going to work well on mobile. Thanks! gzthompson.shinyapps.io/images

So what's the good way of dumping a couple gigs of data (mostly images) to accompany your paper onto the internet? I know you can put it... somewhere... get a DOI, and say in the paper where it is, but so like, WHERE do I dump it?

(there might be an existing way of doing it that I was missing, but it finds a monotonically increasing set of points and draws a curve through them)

I just wrote my first stat and layer for ggplot

Reading a paper where a student is talking about how 20 years ago it was shamful and uncommon for people to have sex early in their relationship or before they were even married and I'm like....

20 years ago was 19-fucking 99.

the office but it’s theorists. althusser says something problematic and foucault looks at the camera

If the cost of an industry outweighs its benefits, we should get rid of it. But how do we quantify those costs and benefits?

"This article provides a path to an objective quantifiable metric for determining when an entire industry warrants the corporate death penalty."

mdpi.com/2076-0760/8/2/62

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