Cogito, Ergo Sumana
24  novembre     14h48
Health Insurance & Retirement Plans For Open Source Maintainers
   This is huge. p a href https: blog.opencollective.com oc-news-nov-2021 The Open Collective Foundation has just announced a : OCF a href https: docs.opencollective.foundation what-we-offer employment now offers employment a options to initiative workers with health insurance As...
11  novembre     16h54
The Narrow Trash Talk Window
   Sometimes I am playing a game in a competitive manner with friends. Our shared cultures sometimes include trash talk, playful insults offered among players that are meant to express comfort and camaraderie and creativity while firing up the competitive spirit. I think. p I came very late to the...
29  octobre     13h44
New York City General Election 2021
   A few resources that helped me decide how to vote in a href https: www.voting.nyc the New York City general election a this year: p a href https: queenseagle.com all qcba-issues-judicial-candidate-ratings Candidate ratings by the Judiciary Committee of the Queens County Bar...
13  octobre     15h25
Some Recent Reading
   I’ve recommended several short scifi fantasy stories I’ve enjoyed by posting about them a href https: www.metafilter.com activity 98835 posts mefi on MetaFilter a . p In addition, here are a few notes on some books I’ve recently read. p I read a href https: cassiealexander.com year...
05  octobre     15h25
Well, It’s October
   Leonard and I today came up with the idea of an em X-Files em parody where monstrous agents investigate the human world, starring Molder (a Frankenstein’s monster zombie character) and Skully (a skeleton). Leonard’s dialogue: p b Molder b : They robbed a bank and crossed state lines It’s...
27  septembre     17h04
Prep For Shortages And Delays -- Meds, ID Cards, Books, Etc.
   The global supply chain is dealing with a lot of shortages and delays, and there’s no sign it’s going to get better anytime soon. (Some explanations: a href https: nitter.net tubbyandcoos status 1437522786914902023 thread a , a href https: nitter.net hockendougal status 1438538388991266823 ...
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NYCH&H COVID testing -- great, so let’s increase access
   p i [Below - slightly edited - is a letter I just wrote my city councilmember.] i P I’m a constituent in your district and I’m writing to thank the City for its free COVID-19 testing program, and to ask for some improvements (more hours and more locations, especially for the COVID Express...
21  septembre     15h33
Police, The Future, and Biometric Security
   I have tremendous respect for a href https: www.troyhunt.com Troy Hunt a and have learned loads about cybersecurity from him. That’s why it surprised me so much to read a href https: www.troyhunt.com you-dont-need-to-burn-off-your-fingertips-and-other-biometric-myths his recent piece on...
18  septembre     05h10
It Can Be Hard To Talk About Learning And Teaching
   Copied from a href https: www.metafilter.com 192038 What-is-the-experience-giving-you#8125197 a comment I made on MetaFilter a in a somewhat contentious thread about explicitly learning and teaching tacit knowledge: p Some fundamental assumptions I have about this topic, and about some...
25  août     14h46
COVID-19: The Delta Variant, Better Masks, and Free Testing
   I am concerned about COVID-19 trends; particularly if you are in the United States, you should be aware and make modify plans accordingly. Some of this post is New York City-specific. p b Background b : The COVID case numbers in the US -- including in New York City -- are going up pretty...
15  juillet     04h55
Low Availability
   FYI: I have some obligations, starting this week and going through mid-September, that will take me offline a lot and otherwise occupy me; I will have low and intermittent availability. Please email if you want to reach me - a href https: www.harihareswara.net https: www.harihareswara.net a...
03  juillet     21h32
Some Novel Python Packaging Distribution Inspection Installation Projects
   p People who program in Python have an easier time hearing about a href https: packaging.python.org key projects #pypa-projects package-related tools that have been around for a while a and that are under the banner of a href https: www.pypa.io the Python Packaging Authority a , or that...
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Researching The Leadership Gap for Legacy Projects
   I’ve given a href https: www.harihareswara.net talks.html a lot of conference talks a recently. As part of a href https: us.pycon.org 2021 summits maintainers the PyCon US Maintainers’ Summit a in May, I delivered an eight-minute talk, Researching the leadership gap for legacy...
02  juillet     16h56
A Comedy Memory
   I’m having trouble getting started on things I ought to do today, so here’s a story I think I’ve never told here before. p In early 2011, I travelled to San Francisco for work, and one evening I went to an open-mic comedy night at BrainWash. I signed up for a slot -- maybe I got slot #4 or 5....
01  juillet     16h58
Software Bill of Materials & the US Federal Government
   In February, a href https: www.whitehouse.gov briefing-room presidential-actions 2021 02 24 executive-order-on-americas-supply-chains the United States’s President Biden signed an executive order on the US’s supply chains a ; he followed this up with a href https: www.whitehouse.gov...