Set up http://www.aidungeon.io/ locally and am really enjoying how it yes-ands whatever you type.
very cool conference poster on the phonetics of alien names in star trek. "An analysis of the phonotactics of alien names in the Star Trek franchise suggests that writers are relying on implicit phonotactic knowledge in conveying ‘alien-ness’. In particular, word onsets with low frequency in English are over-represented in alien names, and illicit onsets are repaired recoverably, consistent with markedness subversion." https://personalpages.manchester.ac.uk/staff/wendell.kimper/nels2016.pdf [pdf link]
Enjoy my 2019 NaNoGenMo project, the romantic epic "Linked by Love":
Thanks to Cezar Peixeiro for translating the Beautiful Soup documentation into Brazilian Portuguese: https://www.crummy.com/software/BeautifulSoup/bs4/doc.ptbr/
I converted the Cassini mission image metadata to JSON, in case you want to see what there is without downloading 300GB of imagery: https://github.com/leonardr/cassini-metadata
Oft do I remember those stirring words, "An inscription to go here."
Update on the Secretly Public Domain project: https://www.crummy.com/2019/08/09/0
* Topline number is lower than 80%, but at least 73%.
* Python scripts for processing the data: https://github.com/leonardr/cce-python
* Spreadsheets of believed unrenewed works: https://github.com/leonardr/cce-spreadsheets
* 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: https://github.com/leonardr/cce-python
Beautiful Soup 4.8.0, just released, makes it easier to configure the input and output mechanisms: https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~leonardr/beautifulsoup/bs4/view/head:/CHANGELOG
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