... can a company even prohibit someone from using a chrome extension with their product?
Hey by the way I have a CLI mastodon client over at https://github.com/magicalraccoon/tootstream
Inspired by @natecull's post on Zettlekasten, how do you take and manage your personal notes?
The project I'm currently working on just went live.
We're fundraising for Democratic state legislative candidates in Red States, & working with a political scientist to do some unprecedented randomized, controlled studies on the effect of money in politics in the process.
Learn more about us & donate if you're so politically inclined here: https://www.measuredpolitics.org .
Promise I won't post too much about this, but I've mentioned it to a few folks here who have been interested in learning more.
Love this song from a local band
This is why I don't live in SF: Fawn in my yard just chilling. Happens all the time.
Ambient particulate air pollution reduces life expectancy at birth by average of 1 year, globally. Reducing particulate air pollution to WHO guideline levels would increase life expectancy as much as eliminating lung cancer and breast cancer, according to a study done by public health researchers in the US, Canada and UK.
Ambient PM2.5 Reduces Global and Regional Life Expectancy
Apte et al, 2018.
TIL: The "fast" in "fast and loose" refers NOT to speed, but to fixedness.
Think "held fast", rather than "fast car".
It's from a con game where a belt is wrapped so that there are two loops through which a stick may be placed, with the mark having to choose which is "fast" (secure) and which loose (free). Pulling one end of the belt releases the stick, the other captures it.
To play "fast and loose" is to have a thing two ways, always to their advantage.
Maths/Stats/Finance/Software, then old software, then railroads, old maps, and urban development.
Mastodon instance for attendees of Refactor Camp, and members of various online/offline groups that have grown out of it. Related local groups with varying levels of activity exist in the Bay Area, New York, Chicago, and Austin.
Kinda/sorta sponsored by the Ribbonfarm Blogamatic Universe.
If you already know a few people in this neck of the woods, try and pick a handle they'll recognize when you sign up. Please note that the registration confirmation email may end up in your spam folder, so check there. It should come from administrator Zach Faddis.