I'm thinking of signing up for the PyData conference, but there doesn't seem to be a list of talks. πŸ€” Is that too much to ask?

pydata.org/global2021/

me going on about tea and orientalism again 

all that being said, this fu zhuan is 😍

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me going on about tea and orientalism again 

Not specifically about tea, but by analogy this article has some insights that tea enthusiasts might entertain:

"Weavers and dealers: authenticity and oriental carpets" by Brian Spooner

(in Appadurai "The Social Life of Things")

Huh, just learned about the Chromium task manager:

<shift><esc>

violence toward hamsters 

Today's bad idea: set a bunch of hamsters loose in my apartment, so that my dog has something to hunt

3 months of not doing my acquisitions work (too busy) means that I get to spend the whole day catching up πŸ˜•

blog; a bit of self-promoting 

maybe my dad. I should let him know :)

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blog; a bit of self-promoting 

what I'm actually thinking: blog posts by email seems really old-timey and I am curious if anyone will actually use this πŸ€”

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blog; a bit of self-promoting 

If you want to keep up with my blog, but for some reason you don't want to use RSS, you can now sign up to receive posts by email:

kingsboroughlibtech.commons.gc

current strategy: when you can't make the code work, write a blog post about the process instead

it was a helluva week at work. the semester starts on Thursday. De-stressing now by reading about teaware

Never fails: that conference/journal/whatever you were waiting for will invariably dump a lot of work on your plate on the Friday before a long weekend

probably only of interest to librarians 

ok, fixed, I think πŸ˜‚ thank you for your patience with my dumbness πŸ˜‹

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probably only of interest to librarians 

ah shit of course a bunch of the links have broken with the migration to the new CUNY domain. I am dumb

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probably only of interest to librarians 

I'm a bit bashful that I'm not a better programmer / web designer, but I made this and wanted to share:

library.kbcc.cuny.edu/

Feedback most welcome

Points to pythonanywhere for having lynx available at the command line. Also, I had a use case for lynx today!

Am I being unreasonably hopeful that I will get my question answered on this very sparsely used django discord?

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