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I have some exciting professional news to share!

The Sloan Foundation has generously funded "Collaborating on Software Archiving for Institutions" #CoSAI, with 3 streams of work:

1) technical development on open source, decentralized toolkit for software archiving & replay; 2) community building and education on software archiving; and 3) optimizing machine and human workflows

Psyched that this is a big collaborative project, feat. the one and only @wilkie

Read more: guides.nyu.edu/blog/NYU-Wins-M

Nice mini-site from Alvy Ray Smith, one of the cofounders of Pixar, debunking a lot of the myths about Steve Jobs' involvement in the company.

TLDR; he was a very useful investor for them but the idea that his "vision" shaped the company is incorrect. Around the time Toy Story was poised to be a hit, he positioned himself to *look* like a visionary.

alvyray.com/Pixar/PixarHistory

The Order of the Goetica has all the best family gossip.

"Back to the Future with RSS!" by Nicky Case ncase.me/rss/

RSS is still the best way to consume internet media IMO. Let's hear it for RSS.

Every Apostate belongs to an Order with a membership count of one.

Job Posting - DevOps - 100% Remote 

Hello Fediverse! The team I'm on is looking to add a couple DevOps folks. We're already a distributed team supporting education tech, with members in UK, Kyiv, and 3 US TZs. Please refer awesome folks you know, especially folks who are underrepresented in tech.
smrtr.io/6hDK2 - NOA/LATAM
smrtr.io/6hDWP - AMEA

another sketch from my daily watercolouring throughout july 🐺🌙

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Uhhh did Code & Quill stop offering notebook subscriptions?

OneDrive, OneNote, OneCare, one Phone
One golden Zune of what could be

One paperclip that shows the way
No mortal man can win this day

#BOFH excuse #63:

not properly grounded, please bury computer

Celebrating Sysadmin Day by completely borking coreDNS across an entire environment. Like ya do.

In Xanadu did KubIa Khan a stately pleasure dome decree. His twin brother, Kabla Kun, hates pleasure domes and never makes decrees.

You may ask one question.

we talk about “imposter syndrome” a lot in our communities, but rarely does anyone explain that it’s actually a complex trauma reaction, like cPTSD

capitalism motivates employers to constantly play down our worth; and it winds up gaslighting us into thinking we don’t have value

Replacing ‘Elf on a Shelf’ with ‘Scrobbler with some Cobbler’.

"Checkpoints" by Robin Sloan society.robinsloan.com/archive

A nice meditation on a strange YouTube phenomenon.

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The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.