walking mills of Puffy Products ("Spike to Loaf in One Operation!") began to tread delicately on their centipede legs across

Teenager is an Alien: The Everyday Situation Guide for Human Services Practitioners 𝗁𝗍𝗍𝗉://☃․𝗆𝖾/𝖥𝗒𝗏𝗃𝖶𝖩𝗑

Update on the Secretly Public Domain project: crummy.com/2019/08/09/0

* Topline number is lower than 80%, but at least 73%.
* Python scripts for processing the data: github.com/leonardr/cce-python
* Spreadsheets of believed unrenewed works: github.com/leonardr/cce-spread
* Buried treasure!

I'll write more about this later, but I've packaged some scripts that let you generate on your own computer the lists of books that did or didn't have their copyright renewed: github.com/leonardr/cce-python

Is that really a miracle? I guess it was supposed to make me feel better, more appreciative of my life.

Registration - 1950-07-05
Title: A history of libraries
Claimants: Scarecrow Press, Reuben Peiss
No renewal record found.

My new bot, @SecretlyPublicDomain, highlights pre-1964 books that entered the public domain because their copyright wasn't renewed.

Until May, it wasn't possible to find these books on a large scale. Now it is: crummy.com/2019/07/22/0

Beautiful Soup 4.8.0, just released, makes it easier to configure the input and output mechanisms: bazaar.launchpad.net/~leonardr

there'll be a reading/performance event for my computer-generated poetry class at NYU this thursday: eventbrite.com/e/byte-your-ton it's at 721 Broadway in Manhattan, 7pm, free admission. I'm really excited about the work and the students this semester—if you're in NYC I hope you can be there!

We especially want testers who:

use Windows
use PyPI on mobile
are orgs where users share an auth token
have 4+ maintainers/owners for 1 project
use unusual TOTP apps
have slow net connections
block cookies/JavaScript
maintain 20+ projects
or created PyPI accounts 6+ years ago

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