A classic spring evening
During ThePandemic™ I started to play Pathfinder online using Roll20.net and Zoom. One of the very minor inconveniences was needing to switch back-and-forth between Roll20 and Zoom so that I could mute my mic or toggle my camera on-and-off (there are many snacks involved and no one wants to hear me crunch. Now, my Macbook […]
Originally posted to Zotero Forums Has anyone come up with a better way than this? (note: this post was revised twice to include information about handling dates, author roles, and the Container title field gleaned from @bwiernik’s replies) Problem APA 7th Edition requires information that are not accounted for in Zotero’s podcast fields. Specifically, The […]
Moky Makura, discussing How African Media Covers Africa on the Into Africa podcast There were three key insights that we found. One that the sources of news on Africa in African sources are an issue. We found out about a third but actually a lot more comes from Western US sources, mainly because 63% of […]
Bijan Stephen, writing for The Believer: To put it another way, COVID-19 has gamified my life. Or perhaps video game logic is the only thing that feels like it maps accurately onto the spread of this virus. (I say this, though I am a person with a degree in biology.) I thoroughly identified with this, […]
Discussing the /r/WallStreetBets Gamestop saga, Scott Galloway has this to say about day trading, in general: When you sit down to day-trade, you’re sitting down at a poker table that doesn’t take advantage of time and two or three people at that table have supercomputers, PhDs, someone whispering in their ear, and they have enough […]
Update: This does not work on MacOS Big Sur. Unfortuantely SnapzProX wasn’t upgraded to a 64 Bit application and is no longer available. I came across an online manual that we put online to read like a book — you had to turn each page by clicking on an on-screen arrow or pressing the left-arrow […]
First meal prep of the year: All the vegetables in the fridge that were left over from the holidays + four kinds of beans + quinoa. Oh, tomatoes, too.
A quiet date night at the fancy pub.