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Emergency plumbing after a day sick in bed wasn't how I hoped to spend my Friday evening, and yet here we are.

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Looking for a #semanticweb / information retrieval conference or journal with #openaccess proceedings. Any suggestions? I can only find Springer and Elsevier things…

:ohnobubble: people are taking my joke on :birdsite: about running a conference seriously.

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Lies in IT:
• Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
• Trivial File Transfer Protocol
• Portable Document Format

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Re last boost: at my last job, I started getting Google search results for Spanish language versions of popular big websites. Because I shared a Google account and Facebook account with our Spanish-speaking admin assistant. She was surprised when I showed her how her personal online interests can be picked up by work accounts.

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Why This Year's Library Journal Movers and Shakers Are Restoring Poor Speller

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the problem with trying to teach your population all the academic background they'll "need" while they are all still children is that you wind up with everything "cleaned up" and that's why people think the ancient greeks and romans were all these high-brow rationalist philosophers when in fact they mostly went around telling dirty jokes and calling each other motherfuckers and talking about gods fucking animals and watching lewd plays and shit

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Improving Library User Outcomes For Babies With rockets

Greens, auspol 

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Git is planning to switch to SHA-256 soon. This is all great news, but the best thing is the command to convert an existing repo to the new hash. It reads like a shitpost and gets better with each argument:

git convert-repo --to-hash=sha-256 --frobnicate-blobs --climb-subtrees --liability-waiver=none --use-shovels --carbon-offsets

Source: lwn.net/SubscriberLink/811068/

The Year of our Lord 2020 and people still can't mute themselves in a video calls (or set them up properly to be webinars).

OMG after a month I finally found out what "NETworked ways of working" means.

New Engaged Teams 🤨

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My simple view is that landlords have a moral as well as a legal obligation to repair—my extended view is that when they fail in those obligations, they ought to lose property rights to residents

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New OA book up on La Trobe eBureau: "Democracy in difference: Debating the terms of gender, sexuality, race and identity"

library.latrobe.edu.au/ebureau

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what I'm saying is we need to put a hold on "innovation" until we figure out what's going on

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