me, between paychecks:
"Libraries are a superior institution, tying communities together around traditions of sharing and a love of knowledge, viva la bibliotheca!"

me, on payday:
"Yes, I'd like to purchase all of these books, and could someone please help me load them into the trailer I've rented, thanks."

@blair I think that's a false dichotomy. Apple has many reasons to regulate their store, most having nothing to do with security.

Did you know you can't publish games that have "politics" in Apple's store, with "politics" meaning whatever is convenient at the moment for Apple?

Inbox Zero is a scam designed to make people who don't have personal assistants feel bad about themselves for not being super human, thank you for coming to my TED talk, any opposing opinions are wrong.

Role-playing game studies 

the safest way to use computers is still abstinence

Hello, world!

This is the first toot from an official account for #Glimpse, a new fork of the GNU Image Manipulation Program.

Follow me for updates on this cool new project.

Academic presentations, snark 

Academic presentations, snark 

"beyond a certain level there is no clear relationship between the amount of travel undertaken by academics and the quality of their research"
blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocial

@lrhodes I have masto.host do the technical upkeep for two of my instances, since I don't have the time to do it myself either.

@lrhodes It's interesting watching you figure this out in real time. I settled for 3 accounts.

Gripe, computers 

Gripe, computers 

@mayel @mplouffe @tootbrute Matrix is not really great for non-techies and Jitsi isn't unfortunately ready for production use (I use/have used both). I wouldn't recommend either for talking with students, unless you want to spend a lot of time on it support.

Gripe, computers 

@adam Hey, can I suggest that if you do a long thread, you make everything but the first one unlisted? That way the people who want to read it can follow it, but others can skip it. Thanks!

Academic publishing 

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