If you think the software that runs our infrastructure is terrifyingly fragile, wait till you see our system of laws and rights.
What color is a blackbody?
A blackbody, in this context, is just an object glowing with its own heat in a way unaffected by its composition. Things like hot iron or the interior of a glass furnace.
As the temperature rises, a blackbody starts to get brighter very rapidly. But its color also changes. We are familiar with red going to yellow going to white as an object gets hotter, but is that all that happens? What does it look like? (1/n)
Fediverse, lend me your
I have a friend that wants to get into this whole computer thing. She isn't in it just to learn Python or whatever, but wants a broad view of the field. She does have a background in math.
I'm relying on your collective wisdom. Please reply with your entry-ish suggestions on anything computer related, from logic gates, to algorithms, to language theory, to anything.
Finally, kindly boost for visibility.
@firstname.lastname@example.org This is the best professional habit I have, and I try to instill it in others.
I try to make it safe to be seen not know things, by being seen not knowing things (which is easy, because my ignorance is infinite) and by responding kindly to questions asked (which is harder, because depending on how knowledgeable they already feel, too elementary an answer can feel condescending and too advanced an answer can feel intimidating, neither of which makes them feel good to have asked).
If you think fertilized eggs are people but women who've walked their kids 2,000 miles aren't, stop pretending your concerns are religious.
1970’s Pillsbury “Food” Sticks https://advertisingpics.tumblr.com/post/183801003148/1970s-pillsbury-food-sticks
Thank god the entire industry hasn't decided to revolve around Blink/Chromium for 95% of the web's browser traffic, or else Google would have an unlimited ability to push forward whatever bullshit standard they wanted.
Wait hold on, my producer is telling me something [places finger on my ear piece]
You'd think by my late 50's I wouldn't be finding poignant meaning to my current job situation in teen-age angst songs.
I am not the Brian Bense on twitter, the rest is up to your google skills.
This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!