"Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life."

GNU Terry Pratchett

Our pediatrician has something to say about people who refuse to wear masks.

I worked a bit on some ideas for a 2021 #calendar, raiding the Online Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences #OEIS for inspiration.

Implemented the basic algorithm of one so far: the sum of all the parts of all the partitions of 43 into 9 primes is 2021. (There are 47 partitions, 2021 is the product of two adjacent #PrimeNumbers 43 * 47). Making it prettier is a task for later.

#maths #algorithms #haskell #art #TwentyTwentyOne

Someone said "is that still a thing?" when I announced I was on Mastodon. Is it?
Boost this so we actually get a few votes maybe? How far can it go?

RT @NuestroMarMenor
Toxicidad y contaminación por METALES PESADOS en entorno de Colegio Enrique Viviente¡muy perjudicial para niños y profesionales!
Hay partículas cancerígenas en aire.
Una Madre del colegio ha escrito esta✉
Nos solidarizamos para pedir máxima difusión.

Getting into django and a bit of basic js, my understanding is that if I want to stick mostly to backend I ought to go with Vue js for frontend to keep things slick and simple. Thoughts?

Tolkeins original first page for the lord of the rings... Look at that hand writing!

Trump wants to pull out of the WHO, how the fuck could this help?! Anyone?

Fuck people who show up early. I wasnt planning on putting on pants for another 2 minutes and 17 seconds!

>We still don't know what will achieve self-awareness first: Mathematica or Stephen Wolfram

Overheard on HN

"We find that Zoom has “rolled their own” encryption scheme, which has significant weaknesses. In addition, we identify potential areas of concern in Zoom’s infrastructure, including observing the transmission of meeting encryption keys through China."

Move Fast & Roll Your Own Crypto: A Quick Look at the Confidentiality of Zoom Meetings - The Citizen Lab

Going through a personal math renaissance in the wake of social distancing being implemented, anyone have good online resources to recommend: blogs, news, channels, etc.?

Certainly the ideals of are good -- freedom of speech etc. -- but the sad truth that it has become a safe haven for right-wing fundamentalism. This is in my opinion a profound issue. On the one hand everyone should be heard. I suppose the question is how tolerant should we be of intolerance?

Coronavirus II: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Oliver has a way of making normally distressing news no less distressing but enjoyable in a let's eat some popcorn while the world burns kind of way.

Кто из России? Я изучаю русский язык, а я не знаю много людей с которой я могу говорить.

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