Hi, new people, I'm Emma. I'm a queer, trans non-binary woman (she/they,) amateur astronomer, and wife of @cynthia1960.
I get paid to help people make web browsers, and have cats, a lot of tiny computers, and I like cooking, hockey, indie pop, shoegaze, and post punk.
I'm helping make the all-online version of #wiscon happen this year too.
The photo is Json, the youngest of our cats. They are extra, but I love them.
You optimize for engagement, then say this, how do you think that let's you wash your hands of it? If this is a thing you know to be true then you ought to know what optimizing for engagement _will do_. Maybe your core metric is sick. Maybe that's what everyone has been saying.
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In darker skies, we'd see gas lanes.
I totally agree with Amanda’s assessment. It is time we stop excusing lack of accessibility with “but it’s free and open source”. Hats off to the W3C for this statement!
“W3C Is Prioritizing Accessibility Over Its Open Source Licensing Preferences”. Why is that a bad thing again?: https://www.customerservant.com/w3c-is-prioritizing-accessibility-over-its-open-source-licensing-preferences-why-is-that-a-bad-thing-agai…
Here's the composited image of the conjunction.
You can probably find a pair cheap on Craigslist, Nextdoor, or local swap lists.
A $70 pair of binoculars are a great thing to have for astronomy
Mars is a brilliant red dot tonight.
I took two sets of photos, one where the Moon is not overexposed and will composite them.
The conjunction in real life.
After the sidewalks in my neighborhood got besmirched with anti-mask sentiments, I put up a home-printed poster of Paul Sizer's great #WearTheMask illustration in a street-facing house window.
link goes to where you can get your own free download
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