« What’s next for #RegisteredReports? » https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02674-6 #openscience #reproducibility #msr2020 (h/t Neil Ernst)
Highlight: with increasing diversity in Git hosting and practices, we should not assume that forking always happen via the "fork" button on one platform. There is much more than that and we need a global view, in the style of Software Heritage, to avoid undercounting software forks. #MSR2020
we juste passed the threshold of 130 M projects archived by @swheritage: https://archive.softwareheritage.org/
@vickysteeves not specifically with BB, but with other Mercurial experts and hosters. It's happening! See: https://www.softwareheritage.org/2020/04/23/rescuing-250000-endangered-mercurial-repositories/
A month ago, I offered free editorial services, with priority given to bipoc, lgbtia+, and similar marginalized people. Nobody has taken me up on it, but the offer still stands. I'm a technical writer with a thirty year career, and a ttrpg author and book editor with twenty years of publications across multiple companies. Please help me find relevance by helping you.
Algebraic data types, Python
@ashwinvis very different, the main aspect being that with algebraic data types the "attributes" depend on the variant (in a way that can be statically checked), whereas with both namedtuples and dataclasses that's not the case.
I don't have the energy to detail more here, but https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algebraic_data_type is a good start
« But now more than ever is the time to focus on self-care instead of productivity. This is not the time to suggest, even jokingly, that this is an opportunity to churn out our best work. » https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01591-3
today i've got somethin special for yall
a mastodon instance for folks who love to cook!!!
it's now offically open for signups (by approval) - please put any existing account you consider your "main" in the signup notes to help me approve!!
IMPORTANT NOTE TO OTHER ADMINS: this instance will be posting un CW'd food, please feel free to silence the instance if you don't want that on your fedi timeline!!!
Keep the Red Planet Red https://www.jacobinmag.com/2017/02/mars-elon-musk-space-exploration-nasa-colonization
La notte di Walter Tobagi | Rep https://rep.repubblica.it/pwa/robinson/2020/05/27/news/la_notte_di_walter_tobagi-257764957/ @repubblica
If you qualify and are interested, read on and submit an expression of interest via the form linked from this post:
… and they won't be missed.
« Hacking Team Founder: ‘Hacking Team is Dead’ » https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/n7wbnd/hacking-team-is-dead?utm_campaign=sharebutton via @vice
oh gawd, it just occurred to me, it should be called… wait for it… "stocat"
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