I'm glad that a quick YouTube search revealed that I'm not the only person for whom this is now permanently engraved in their brain https://youtu.be/q_A1GNx0M9M
Class streaming starts today, 14h CET, with a systems check. Real lectures begin one week from today, every Friday. https://twitch.tv/profpence
If you want to follow the last third of UCLouvain's LFILO2970 on Science and Society, it'll be streaming live on Twitch, Friday afternoons from 14–16h Brussels time. Don't make me ban you from chat. Yes, I *am* planning on making some emotes.
Starting tomorrow until April 19, UCLouvain is now in what we might call "soft closure" mode. All events greater than 1,000 people, and all work travel are canceled. All other events are strongly encouraged to move online, including classes, talks, and meetings, and encouraged to be canceled or postponed if this is not possible.
Going to start streaming my lectures for my science-society class on Twitch. WTF, may as well make them public, if anybody has nothing better to do on Fridays from 14-16h Brussels time.
COVID-19, re: "at least it kills the elderly rich"
Tired: COVID-19 will kill some billionaires
Wired: This is disgusting, eugenicist thinking. It will kill thousands of poor and especially poor disabled people and especially people who live in areas with high levels of air pollution.
Inspired: Look at how the economy is reacting to this stop in labour. Imagine if we could pull off a general strike.
Can anyone recommend a resource on learning to open up and talk about burnout publicly?
It seems like most of us deal with burnout by avoiding our Hell Project and quietly trying to sneak away *or* drop-kicking it publicly in a way that leaves our communities worried about the future.
Maybe someone can stories or guides on how we can improve and be more vulnerable with the people we care about?
Now two cases in the student body. I'm going to work to collect stuff and prepare to be at home for quite some time.
A guide to spiciness levels of food in France 🌶️
Food was cooked by someone who once thought about a chilli
A chilli may have been present in the room while the food was prepared
Someone taunted the food with a chilli before it was cooked
Extra Hot 🌶️🌶️🌶️🔥
The chef kept an actual chilli quite near to the stove while cooking the food
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