After being mostly dead for two years I think this thing is finally coming good.

@liamvhogan @virtualwolf TIFF isn’t so lossy but might there be a better format?

SBS Food is basically a 24/7 The Cook and The Chef channel and that’s fine by me.

@karen as a moodle instructor this seems like something I should be across

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I stopped by :birdsite: (habits are slow to break) and every visit makes me glad I’ve left. The nattering hype cycle is so draining.

@pelagikat yeah it’s a weird one, hard to like it though all the pieces seem in place. Nice to see a fellow knitter (I’m terrible and have ignored it for a couple of years)

Hello fronds. How are your evenings going? I’m entering invoices and expenses. Real life-affirming stuff.

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This is quite cool, Zotero teaming up with Retraction Watch to automatically identify withdrawn papers in your library

zotero.org/blog/retracted-item

@liamvhogan yeah boi, you'll have to come around to play Matchbox cars at some stage

Interesting case report that highlights the importance of asking about water pipe/shisha/hookah use specifically in clinical encounters.

Water pipe smoking as a cause of secondary erythrocytosis :OpenAccess:

academic.oup.com/omcr/article/

@futzle @mikelynch I agree with both your points. There’s 𝘪𝘴 a sphere beyond the four or five privately owned networks everyone uses, and the dark forest 𝘪𝘴 a metaphor rather than an argument.

However it also is a 𝘁𝗼𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗳𝘂𝗰𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁. It genuinely makes me wonder if fascist and dominating impulses are more embedded aspect of humans’ collective behaviour than I’d like.

@mala the point is to de-platform nazis, and that’s been shown to work. The notion that it’s about somehow paywalling “facts” seems like a total mischaracterisation to me.

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