JetBrain's have released a new open source monospace font that makes reading/working with code kinder on your eyes. Try it out! https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/01/jetbrains-mono-font-for-developers
Today is the 30th anniversary of the release of They Might Be Giants' album Flood.
I can't quite put my finger on how this makes me feel, so I guess I'll just put the album on repeat for the rest of the day.
I used Inkscape to create the kawaii toast, CSS shape-outside to handle the text wrap around the toast, and Firefox Dev Tools to create the text wrap path.
I may have written this entire post just because I wanted to try all that stuff.
In “Listen To Me And Not Google”, @firstname.lastname@example.org recounts how Google’s unfounded UI design decisions hurt UX, / #a11y practitioners & consultants, as well as users: https://heydonworks.com/article/listen-to-me-not-google/
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python packaging question
let's say I want to publish two packages to PyPI, one called X and the other called X-purepython. the only difference between the two is a line in setup.py (in the latter, a dependency will be left out of install_requires). is it possible to do this with just one codebase and one setup.py?
(the closest I can figure is to make the package not require the dependency by default, but then use extras_require to have `pip install X[notpurepython]` install the dependency)
New Year's #Resolution2020
We're alarmingly near #ClimateEmergency tipping points
– but we still have a chance if we act fast.
Things you and I can do:
1 Fly less. (https://bbc.com/news/science-environment-49349566)
3 Spread awareness.
Trying a new map style for rock climbing solutions! This is a World Championship route climbed by Janja Garnbret. To make the map I stabilized the @IFSClimbing video and traced each pose" — Eleanor Lutz
Powerful argument for why gender detection algorithms are bad and nobody should be making them
We like to say that the most sustainable phone available is the one you already own. 🙌
With the majority of a phone’s CO2 footprint happens during the production phase, the longer you keep your phone, the more you’re reducing its environmental impact ➡️ https://bit.ly/2Z50fhw
I had a minor revelation researching computer networking in the early 1970s:
the reason that the unique identifier for any internet service is called an ACCOUNT... is because it originally correlated directly to a BILLING ACCOUNT, like in an accounting system. Now that I see it, it seems blatantly obvious, but for an entire lifetime of internet usage I never thought about what "account" actually means (or meant).
me: i wonder what would happen if i trained the neural net gpt-2 on christmas carols?
This article by itself makes every dollar I’ve ever donated to the Guardian worth while. 🤣🤣🤣
Work: I design & build websites as part of NOAA's Science on a Sphere team.
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