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Late Valentine’s day celebration
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After a reread: mayyyybe Chiang’s original is just as coherent, but if so it’s got other problems. Still feels like…
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I saw it on the plane with small children, so it was not the most focused experience. Can hugely recomme…
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Extremely belatedly forming unexpected opinions about Arrival. I’m thinking it might be more coherent than the sour…
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I feel real tension here between my “everything is always a judgement call” reflex and my “automate…
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I should know better than to respond to polemic on twitter: either it’s really polemic and respondi…
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Huh, I missed a rather crucial element of the story: *if you use TDD* don’t measure coverage. (I pr…
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And there’s a big space between “don’t set a high-number code coverage goal” and “don’t measure cod…
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Like everything tho, “it depends”. Autolayout-in-code is ridiculously sensitive to refactoring-for-…
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Weirdly enough I’m reading another book the does something interesting with many-worlds. Which Pr…
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Side note: Winter Tide by Ruthanna Emrys does the same emotional jiujitsu on Lovecraft’s own mythos: leaves…
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Heh, Twitter threading. Yep I see the point, and then we’re back to it striking me with a completely differe…
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I think I would get the feeling L aimed for if I thought there was some fundamental reason why we could neve…
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Seriously though: it says to me that the intuitive concepts are just deeply flawed and don’t match the world…
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Well no, no it isn’t. Maybe like productive procrastination between two projects, we can fend of the no-free…
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There is a subtle assumption in identifying “you” with the entire state. Good reason to believe that the con…
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One point in favour of returning counts: I had to think hard to see the logic aggregating counts from th…
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I struggle to understand the intent, and explicitly returning counts+bool might make me see it easier. H…
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RT : It's done! In time for Valentine's Day!

Have you ever loved something so much, you flew to another continent to fi…
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This gets very much into personal emotional response territory, but I don’t get the horror myself. Just awe…
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I’ve done this the other way. I reckon after long enough away it’s the “you sound more like my family th…
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Counterpoint: not using discardableResult helps catch logic errors in the recursion; multiple recursive…
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“Names of some Arbran plant and animal species have been translated into rough Earth equivalents... to…
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It’s much harder going westward than eastward though. (Our trip back from NZ we just failed,…
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Shorter sleep/wake cycles during the actual travel to ease across to the new timezone. Has always worked b…
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The piece in Logorrhea? Yeah, deliberate echo ducks that issue. As does saying fuck it I don’t care, an…
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RT : Do I know any biologists on here that would be happy to answer some quick questions on taxonomy and classification…
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(We will pass over in compassionate silence the question of why I’m reading it in the first place, noti…
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I don’t understand how 2ndary world writing is even possible. *Everything* specific is historically roo…
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That’s similar to the stripped-down options we get in the sidebar-issue-view on a sprint board. From th…
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Ah, yep, that’s a view I haven’t seen yet. I would hope to find it in the ellipsis menu top-right, but…
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I still see it on the full-page ticket view (the one where the url is /browse/ticket-id), top-left unde…
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One more effort from the weekend: Gudda, by Väsen, on my big mando.
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Another lovely tune -ified! This is the Schottische du Stockfish, which I learned from Patrick Riddett:…
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RT : We'd like to announce that our Seek by iNaturalist app is now available for Android devices! You can find it in the…
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This should keep me busy for a while...
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RT : I noticed that the wonderful photo of Dolophones pilosa is doing the rounds again with no credit to the photographe…
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Can’t believe the things you’re making us endure now you’re back. (Scuse the like-floods I’m not stalking y…
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Either Banks or Rajaniemi (or more likely both) have some observations about “evolution” once we get th…
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Spring last year I was just starting to really notice the insect life. Can’t wait to see it all unfolding…
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On your finger?!? That’s a rare delight indeed, all the ones I’ve ever seen have been incredibly (if you’…
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RT : A Lego kākāpō! Brilliant! It's one of several native birds that Hayden's constructed in Lego and it's well on the…
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The mental chain prolly goes “I don’t hate black people [or whoever it is this time] therefore I’m not…
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Same with mute/unmute in video-conferencing software I’ve used daily for several years, and I still…
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Fun fact! The algebra for intersecting cylinders is horrific!
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3-yr-old is asking why he goes to school in the morning. Had the suggestion that he should go in the evening, when…
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Oh, fever. That would explain how awful I feel, I guess. What excellent luck that it struck on a weekend and didn’t…
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I wrote a Swift library that simplifies making a view controller's view scrollable:

In do…
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This is amazing, but I’m also quietly envious of being allowed to keep an open-window insect invitation.
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10 yo: This is your popcorn.

6 yo: I want that bowl.

10 yo: They're the same size.

6 yo: If they were the same s…
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Endless Forms Most Beautiful by Sean Carroll has a pretty good survey of biochemical strategies for b…
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Despite growing up in NZ there’s all this charismatic megamicrofauna that I never came across.
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Hi this is maybe the most On Brand thing that’s happened to me in a while. WHALE FACTS: just one of many services t…
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Oh my goodness these musicians... Three tracks from the glorious Goat Rodeo Sessions, live.
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Agapostemon melliventris with it’s red striped abdomen is one of the more uniquely colored metallic green sweat bee…
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And The Fretless with Ruth Moody turn each four-line verse into (deep breath) two lines of 5/4, one 4/4 and one 7/4:
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Elizabeth Baker pulls the same 4/4+7/4 trick but on every couplet:
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Michael McGoldrick plays the melody in 4/4 then sings the verse (with the same melody) in 7/4:
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Last week at a session I was introduced to a lovely song, Waterbound. Turns out nobody plays it the same way: the s…
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The most important skill I’ve learned in recent years is to get much more organized ✅

I try to never have more tha…
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A Mantisfly (Orientispa sp., Mantispidae) overlooks her levitating eggs, each attached by a near-invisible filament…
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WHY ARE ARTHROPODS LIKE THIS.

I love em.
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Stalk-eyed Fly. A magnificent creature: the eye stalks, the curved arista and those proud inner vertical bristles.…
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we've had an inquiry about bostrichids emerging from an imported wooden stool, and I panic a little bit every time…
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franz what if i told you that the larvae are even better
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Water, wind, limestone, time
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at dusk, a brave ascent from the sea
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Behold the Glorious Purple Chicken Of Doom
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Insect of the day: Let's all have a good long look at an adult owlfly and a larva. Both extraordinary in their own…
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And we're out! Two and a bit years of work from an amazing, dedicated, brilliant gang. Team it's a…
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