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Just unwittingly stumbled across yet another absolutely massive undigitized photographic archive of papyri

ἔργα ΚΑῚ ἡμέραι; ἐν ΤΑΎΤῌ οἰκονομίᾳ;;

Oh, fantastic, the two major DOI minting authorities have completely incompatible APIs

someone ended an extremely serious thread with a bitmoji of them doing a mic drop and i’m

Reading Claire L. Evans’ “Broad Band” and only just learned that the “.com” TLD was almost “.bus” instead

July 3rd, 167 BCE—Herakleides complains that 4 enslaved women allotted to him freed themselves, and although he found one, if let go she promised to pay her own ransom and return the other three women to him, but she ghosted him after he agreed

papyri.info/ddbdp/sb;28;16855

Plot twist after I wrote this toot: the link to their CLA is broken!

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This tiny open source project requires both an individual contributor license agreement AND a corporate contributor license agreement signed by your employer before they'll even look at your code, resulting in a stale codebase with several minor cleanup pull requests which they now refuse to incorporate because the CLAs aren't on file

Dr. Dottori, gimme the news, I got a, bad case, of Pagliacci clown

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pretty sure a bug in the OverDrive web UI just let me borrow a book that I wasn't supposed to be able to borrow? that seems…bad??

Doctor says, ‘Treatment is simple. Great clown Pagliacci is in town tonight. Go and see him. That should pick you up.’ Man bursts into tears. Says, ‘But doctor…”Pagliacci” just means “clowns”. You’re telling me the great clown “Clowns” is in town. Great advice, Dr. Dottori’

@ryanfb Yup.

Three counterintuitive facts of insect phylogeny:
Ants are wasps.
Termites are cockroaches.
Insects are crustaceans.

Just learned that ants are in the same taxonomic order as wasps and bees. Checks out

Someone who derives way too much pleasure from watching sports? Yeah that’s a Sports Utility Monster en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utilit

as we all know, the first step, on any project, is to dockerize everything,,, hub.docker.com/r/ryanfb/quartu

What if we put Mario's head on top of Mario's body! 

It'd look something... like this!

my other wild idea is a MiSTer core that would let you use the various FPGA synth implementations (OPL3, YM2612, etc.) for VGM playback and as a USB-MIDI instrument

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