TFW you restart your browser and all of your carefully cared for TreeStyleTab trees are flattened under one generic root :(

Being in Chicago, going to the This is Hell office hours at Cary's Lounge, and meeting some great people there really makes me miss the midwest. A lot. A lot a lot.

Going to my first baseball game (the Cubs) in a decade.

Going to Chicago, brb (on Saturday).

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Me before looking up a bunch of sea creatures: Life is complicated and emergent! Even the "simplest" life form has an unfathomable complexity born of a history whose length and diversity are beyond our comprehension!

Me after looking up a bunch of sea creatures: Life is about having a mouth and if you're lucky something to get the mouth near food. Anything else is apparently extra.

uspol, yeah that Show more

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TFW Your default of "end of month" due date for tasks not due now but due soon-ish switches to "oh crap, I guess middle of next month".

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"As one worker put it, “We’re basically Whole Foods but with more bourgeois prices.”"

organizing.work/2019/04/why-do

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This article lays out the argument against the NCG/CDS food co-op model in great detail. Worth a read for anyone interested in what's been going on with food co-ops:

organizing.work/2019/04/why-do-coops-hate-unions/

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Also we didn’t just observe the supermassive black hole once and were fine with that; we viewed the black hole over several days of observation, so we watched the gas/dust disk’s dynamics change quite rapidly. The disk is orbiting at about 1000km/sec [~600mi/sec] and nearly 90 Earth masses of material falls in every day. Early data is even suggesting the jet of material escaping before the event horizon may be pushing the black hole, moving it away from the center of M87.

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WE ARE ALL A TELESCOPE Show more

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Things that are happening at work: the Wikimedia medium-term plan. Feedback is desired from anyone who cares about the future of Wikipedia and related sites. (Feedback directly to the discussion page of that wiki page. I'm afraid I don't have the bandwidth to relay it.)

meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikime

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mh~, joke about librarians Show more

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Oooo, it looks like my airporter bus now has QR codes for tickets. No longer need to print them (at least, as long as my tiny tiny phone is big enough for their scanner).

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according to google maps that time frame is "the busiest it gets" :/

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