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Walking out of ice cream shop last night, guy says "Hey, you don't need that mask, you afraid of the fake plague?"

Hypothesis: he's an idiot.

Test: Me, not breaking stride, "Nah, I'm just ugly. You should try it."

Ten seconds later, guy says: "Hey!"

Hypothesis confirmed. #science

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We're losing our copyright librarian to the library of congress/copyright office, so we've got a planned year of interim work. This is a part-time, remote-as-long-as-in-US position kind of intended to be slotted into someone doing other ad hoc copyright-related work.

If you happen to be or know a person who'd be into this, posting is here:

Glamourous night dealing with leak in the basement with my sister, but virtual book club (Wilkie Collins' *The Moonstone*) went well before we discovered the issue. :-)

"The fact is that it’s easier to go from a pure quantum state to a mixed state than vice versa — because the information in the pure state gets spread out by entanglement and is hard to recover."

Show thread "Germ Guardian" bedroom size; changes air 4 times an hour in a 78-foot square room -- for the bathroom "PureZone" for medium-large rooms "Invisiclean" for large rooms, also with ionizer

All were very easy to set up. The PureZone and Invisiclean will be the easiest to replace the filters.

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In the merry month of May, a relative, 3 local friends, and a co-worker all got COVID (all were vaxxed; it only helps so much). I have another relative with long COVID, and it's no joke! Please mask, and run HEPA UV-C filters if you must gather indoors.

A way to access the Fediverse, for attendees of Penguicon, an annual convention of science fiction, open source software, and all geeky interests, in Southfield, Michigan, USA. Convention info: