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Having trouble remembering the difference between the flag of Belgium and the flag of Germany?

Remember this simple rhyme:
“Black touches Red, you’re in Germany like Kaiser Fred¹.
Black touches yellow, you’re in Belgium, so have a waffle with marshmallow².”³

¹This assumes that you know that Kaiser Frederick III was the second Emperor of Germany.
²This is only a slant rhyme, and it barely works since — while dessert waffles are associated with Belgium, and they would be pretty good with marshmallows on them — marshmallows are not particularly associated with Belgian waffles.
³Yes, I am not particularly good at coming up with mnemonics.

I dunno if you can tell from my open tabs, but I miss my … 😿

(And my is really not cutting it…)

Tried to go extremely stereotypical, specifying the “three eyes” multiple ways. The closest I got was a lemur with a little yellow light on its forehead.

“a three-eyed lemur; the lemur is sitting in a lotus position and all three of its eyes are open. The third eye is centered on its forehead. highly detailed digital art trending on artstation”

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Just finished with my son’s reading lesson (using Teach Your Child To Read in 100 Easy Lessons, which is working amazingly, by the way); afterwards, I was trying to looking up the history of the character “a” and was reminded of how rigged the game is.

Me: “I should get this shirt.”
Wife: “… Why?”
Me: “To look extremely cool, obviously.”

Nailed it.

(Not shown: the matching one my 5 year old was wearing.)

Carter’s has this shirt for kids, but I can’t find an adult version anywhere. Trying to tell Amazon or a search engine that it’s important that the shirt have all three colors (much less in a specific order) seems impossible.

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“Oh I need to communicate with someone on Discord quickly, guess I’ll launch it. Oh, there’s an update available, so Discord prevents me from opening their appliaction.”

Reason #215 to avoid .

Did you know that you can just tag your wheel manylinux without actually making it manylinux compliant?

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Watching this talk: “Lalala if I can’t hear you this can’t hurt me!”

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Wow, numpy’s wheel contains 964 files.

Also apparently they ship their tests in their wheels (boooo).

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Handing out raspberry pi based devices that use MQTT to play multi-player snake and display the results to the room live. 😯

Next level live demoing.

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Turning on and off the lights and changing their colors with Python, apparently using the same pub sub protocol that FB messenger uses.

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So glad that Erlend Aasland took it upon himself to make
zoneinfo and datetime work with isolated interpreters. 🙏❤.

Lol, Mario Corchero: “This talk was totally about f-strings and not about PyStack”


@glyph “If you learn anything from this talk, it should be, ‘Use the keyring module’”

Too late! I already learned a different thing!

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