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Narnia is an isekai, right?

Isekai anime is what you get if you take Narnia and replace "Love for Lion Jesus" with "Being Good at MMORPG Mechanics"?

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Summary of new developments in geothermal energy:

vox.com/energy-and-environment

The potential for scaling up is very exciting. Geothermal would be a great source of baseline load to supplement solar and wind, replacing natural gas or nuclear in the mix.

Also, geothermal involves a skill set (drilling) that fossil fuel companies have expertise in. It gives them a way to use their powers for good, possibly making it easier to get them into a green energy political coalition?

I went ahead and upgraded it further to 3.2.1. It looks like it is working to me, but please let me know.

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I think the upgrade to mastodon 3.2.0 went ok. Let me know if it is working or if there are problems.

A Phasey Bean (Macroptilium lathyroides) spotted at Sungei Tengah, Singapore, on 24 Oct. 2020.

Phasey Beans are tropical American plants now found in many area of the tropics. It's bright red flowers caught my attention.

On iNaturalist [ inaturalist.org/observations/6 ].

#iNaturalist #Nature #Singapore #Photography #Plants

Fibonachos (I went to way too much trouble setting up this joke).

MJD 59,143 

I've been thinking about creative pivots. Discontinuous reorientations in your
pattern of creative production, possibly accompanied by a change in the
audience for your creative work (lose one kind of reader, gain a new kind of
reader). I don't think I've ever really executed a true creative pivot. The
kind that's an abrupt, lossy, high-entropy […]

ribbonfarm.com/2020/10/21/mjd-
@vgr

Please let me know whether you are still receiving email notifications from the refactorcamp mastodon instance.

I changed the email notification settings today, so I'm hoping it still works.

The email return address should be from me now, rather than Zach.

Along the western coast of #Serifos (#Greece), there are lots of remains of the heavy mining activity that once drove the island's economy.

(part 2)

(photos: @kernpanik | license: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

"You get one taste of delicious, delicious jazz chords, none of this stuff ever satisfies you again for the rest of your life"

youtube.com/watch?v=JXfQsHT5c3

if you ever wondered what it meant to literally "jazz something up", here's a walkthrough of taking a pop song and transforming it with more and more extreme jazz reharmonization

This is what hailstorms can do to solar panels!

My company provides guarantees on solar power plants so we have to worry about stuff like this.

Lovely.

"My Neighbor Totoro: "Tonari no Totoro" 5 cello cover by Jeremy Tai

The piece "Tonari no Totoro", composed by the one and only Joe Hisaishi, is a mashup of the major themes in the movie "My Neighbor Totoro"."

youtube.com/watch?v=Rq6HsEBeIn

#Music #StudioGhibli #MyNeighbourTotoro #Compositions

If you are into swearing, please consider frequenting Scottish Swearing to upgrade your current arsenal. scottish-swearing.judy.co.uk/

I can't understand what happens to portuguese migrants abroad, that after a year or two living in cities with more inhabitants than this entire country they all develop an intense love for the shittiest, hillbilliest of portuguese music.

I was asked what the future holds for Linux audio. So I've decided to make a video about 3 upcoming things I find exciting.
youtu.be/P7EpXpNQBe0
#LinuxAudio #FOSSaudio #MusicProduction #Linux #JACK #Ardour #VST3

When you eat a lot of green vegetables, some chlorophyll remains intact and when they pass through blood vessels near the surface of your skin, they engage in photosynthesis and you produce ATP (obviously in very small , but still!)
jcs.biologists.org/content/127

Original tweet : twitter.com/tilbots/status/130

we've never seen funk rock levels like this

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