There's a light soil smell in the air even in the cool of the night now, so I know spring is coming. I can't wait.
Planned additions to my garden this year: cantaloupe (two varieties) and okra (which I don't care for, but the flowers are attractive, and I probably have neighbors who like okra). I also have new varieties of hot peppers in mind this year, new flowers, etc., so let's go, spring...
Dear people who walk around in stores whistling: You are not charming. You are not delighting the souls of all who hear you. You are just irritating people with sharp hearing with your shrill, tuneless warbling. I can hear you from half a store away and I hate you with a burning passion. Knock it off.
“I need to change some of my
behavior, and I want to apologize to the people that my personal
behavior hurt and possibly drove away from kernel development
I did not expect to see this kind of introspection from Linus Torvalds https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/9/16/167
#solarpunk This is agriculture I love to see! Using trees for better food production--
solarpunks: “ For most crops, irrigation simply provides water for the plant’s roots. But in a Balinese rice terrace, water is used to construct a complex, pulsed artificial ecosystem. Water temples...
kinda wild that there are literal scientific papers being written about mastodon now in the same way that scientists research twitter https://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/ICWSM/ICWSM18/paper/viewFile/17862/17047
Half machine elf, half jaguar god. I used to own a 1976 Triumph Spitfire and boy do I miss that awesome little car.
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