Hey everyone, I've been out of the fediverse loop for a while, how you all doing?

two days to write a phd program for the interview on Tuesday. Gotta fill up that coffee mug I guess

I had some very good ideas on how to improve my , and make it livable and pretty and all... and my neighbours have done exactly those things a few days later, so now it would look like I'm copying them.

Damn! Will have to come out with a new design!

I've recently created an account, to try it out and see what is it about.
I'm FLABBERGASTED and slightly offended, I was banned 3 times in 2 weeks because Instagram thinks I'm not a person.

Feels like a ship that could crush any minute, so very unsafe, as if having your social life on a server controlled by others isn't a good enough reason for feeling restless to start with. How do people live with that stress?

Still, I like the structure and likely will give a try.

Maybe I'm just getting old, but I find it disturbing when "boomer" is used as in insult or as a mockery. Is it so in your language too?

I don't think I've ever seen someone go against this kind of discriminatory language though so maybe it's just that I hang out with the wrong people =D

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A picture of my home Organic Chemistry lab I took about 8 years ago. Its really not hard to set up a home lab, and you can buy all the fancy stuff as you go if you want, but you can do a lot with even a basic setup.

@Science

damn, I only now noticed I typed past instead of pasta. And it works either way!

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Hello fedipeople, I am thinking of starting a personal website (again), but I'm unsure about how to go. if you have a personal website, would you mind linking it to me? I'd like to take inspiration and know more about the people I interact with 😊

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A free lance artist just did this free lance drawing.. feel free to share it. as with all free lance drawings there is no charge of course.

Just graduated yesterday. It was weird when the final exam ended, it was just me alone in front of a monitor with some cold past at hand reach. I was so excited that I even microwaved it before eating it

Does anyone know an alternative desktop/web viewer for image boards? I look at only on the mobile, as the is way better, but I'm struggling to find a desktop one

Thanks!

63 BCE

"And that's why, senators, I think THIS GUY..."
That'a Cato the young at the senate, accusing Julius Caesar of being involved in the Catilina's Conspiracy, when a messenger delivers a letter to Julius Caesar.

Tension was palpable. All the attention was on the two men.

"Ah, here we have a proof of your being a dirty traitor! Here, read it out loud"

"Yeah no Cato I mean, it's alright, there's no need to..."

"I say you read it, go on, if you really got nothing to hide!"

It was a dirty love letter from Cato's sister, Servilia, to Caesar.

May the smirky smile on his face inspire you in your moment of difficulties

(that's not the exact dialogue, but is exactly what happened as far as we know)

Mh, I have a repo on where the main programming language, for like everything, is .
Github keeps saying that the language is Turing.

How can I convince him otherwise?

Not everyone knows that Julius Caesar was kidnapped by pirates. It was the 75 bce and was headed towards Rhode. They asked 20 talents as a ransom, and he was very offended by it: "ask at least 50!", he said.
During the captivity, Caesar was like a boss. He read them his poetry, which they didn't like, and he insulted them as "ignorant barbars!". He would get angry if they made noise while he was sleeping, and kept saying "I'll get you all crucified when I get back".

He was then freed after the sum was payed.
He went back, quickly assembled a small naval force, and attack them.
He took the money back, and killed them.

To be fair, he developed a bond with them so he had their throat slit to save them from the agonies of the crucifix. He crucified the bodies, as it was the case with pirates.

All of this when Caesar was not, well, Caesar. He was only 25 yo, with no militar or political power, but you can already see he was going to f**king majestic.

One of the best indicators of the Ancient Roman activity you can find is, surprisingly, Greenland's ice.
Since the republican times lead pollution was so strong that it's still detectable now, at over 2800 kms and 2100 years of distance

dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ar

I created a talk group for all the users. If you have any request, problem, question or whatever you can reach me and the others there

First Punic war. Romans are heavily defeated by the Carthaginians who capture their consul, Marcus Attilius Regulus.
He is sent to Rome in 256 bC to break a peace deal, and he promises he'll be back in Carthago after all it's done.

He goes to Rome, and instead tells the senate, urges the soldiers, roars at the people to keep fighting, as Carthage will fall.
Than, fully aware of what awaits him, goes back to Carthage where he's tortured to death. Because he gave his word.

I'm using multimarkdown to write my thesis. It's a more advanced markdown parser which converts md to tex, and from there to pdf.

It's SO-NICE to write a thesis in markdown instead of having to think about styling and stuff at the same time.

A shoutout to the project, I'm happy with it

github.com/fletcher/MultiMarkd

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