new thinkpad arriving momentarily. what operating system should i run?!?!

The plan is to get another 15% better at Python and then finally learn JS (lol)

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Got a recommendation for Effective Python. Anybody have strong feelings on that one, for or against?

I've been realizing lately that my fascination with generativity is kind of about brute-forcing aesthetics, and how that's sort of a technoutopian stance

houseplants 

I think I'm actually going to submit a crossword I've constructed to an indie publisher, and it feels great

Where do I find discussions of Star Trek: Lower Decks? I personally am enjoying Star Trek: Lower Decks

cleveland lloyd dinosaur quarry billboard, route 10, after huntington, utah, 1981

shell gas station, 10th avenue & 20th street, new york city, new york, 1977

I feel much more comfortable with a list of todos, but the thing is then they're not done

In the meantime, I *have* brought over my bot posting images of roadside America from a very cool collection of 11,000 photographs by John Margolies in the Library of Congress! That's at @oldroadside

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I'm not going to port it over to the Fediverse because I feel like the video files are larger than good citizenship allows, but I'm very stoked on the recent label-finding and animation on my birdsite 78 bot twitter.com/xor/status/1286349

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