I'm so pleased that Scott Alexander brought back his blog, Slate Star Codex! Now it's on Substack, which is a platform to keep an eye on.
A new episode of the #audiobook #podcast I narrate, UNSONG. "Ars Longa, Vita Brevis" "The Alchemist asked if I wanted a drink. I did, but no amount of staring could make my eyes settle on the color of the liquid in the flask. And the gold the alchemists paid the taxmen smelled funny and made crackling noises. I declined." This is a short story narrated by Matt Arnold with the permission of the author, Scott Alexander. The original text is here: https://slatestarcodex.com/2017/11/09/ars-longa ... https://unsong.libsyn.com/ars-longa-vita-brevis
Quixotic Californian crusade to officially recognize the hellabyte
There's an incredibly insightful video on the subject of what is all too often underlying arguments with denialists and conspiracy theorists. The video is titled "In Search Of A Flat Earth", and I transcribed it here, along with a link to the original video:
Because I am getting too many strange signups in the last 24 hours and most people don't read the Terms of Service, I added a Temporary Notice to Masto.host Pricing page: https://masto.host/pricing/
"If you are looking for an alternative to Parler, this is not it. Please look elsewhere. Thanks."
I hope that's clear enough :)
PeerTube v3: it’s a live, a liiiiive !
🎉🎉🎉 PeerTube v3 is out today!!! 🎉🎉🎉
On the blog :
➡️ The stages of development
➡️ Peer to peer live streaming
➡️ A behind-the-scenes short film
➡️ What we imagine for the future!
Illus CC-By @davidrevoy
I user static site generators a lot, and I like them. Here's a question I asked today on Stackoverflow about Eleventy and Wintersmith.
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: https://penguicon.org