Warren Lyford Delano, in memoriam mh(-) Show more
Anyway, Warren suffered some sort of mental health breakdown and killed himself 9 years ago come November. I didn't know him in person, but his work changed my life, and very possibly yours, given how widespread it has been used in the biological sciences.
I remember vividly where I was and what I was doing when I learned, some months after the fact, that he'd died. I heard it in a podcast.
The point at which I begin to question anyone's rights of free association (which includes the right to pick whom *not* to associate with) is *very* close to the point at which that someone has sufficient heft to need being regulated (eg, de facto public utility w/ monopoly or monopsony power)
Every day, I'm releasing more and more models in the world's first #radiance 3d model repository, where models contain physically measured material properties for light simulation.
Modeled with #blender
I'm looking for literature (articles, blog posts, books) that covers "succession planning" for IT/sysadmin in activist groups. Like, for a volunteer group, what happens if your IT person just leaves? What are best practices so that the group isn't locked out of their web hosting etc (simply through lack of information rather than malice on the previous IT person's fault)
Using my standard VM and image, with a few new words to allow access to physical RAM and I/O ports, I now have a functional system with text display, serial, cmos rtc, & ATA drivers in Forth. The keyboard driver is in assembly, the MISC VM is in C. Boots to the listener, also has a block editor.
It's now as functional as the last x86-assembly version (Retro9, 2007), but with most things actually in Forth this time.
Behavior on the Fediverse Show more
Folks, if you can't handle the fact that your public posts are readable by anyone, and that anyone may contribute, then either don't post publicly, or avoid the Fediverse like the plague. Right now, you're just undermining the very value proposition the Fediverse was intended to create in the first place.
Jenn Schiffer, director of community at Glitch, called Glitch a friendly community in order to scare off people who don't like being friendly
Words ruin her day. What's the problem with words? They spread hate, thwart other speech, distract people
Glitch lets you publish a lot of words, in a programming language or otherwise; but also it assigns random words to your projects when you haven't named them yourself yet
How to keep these friendly?
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko