The gender of the evening is : *scream of existential dread *

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self care 

self care of the day: late night snack: pickles, cheese, and pepperonis

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okay so, here's the thing. neural networks are cute and all but if you ever build a cyclical system that goes (collect data) -> (ML algorithm) -> (take actions that influence the original data pool) then what you are building is a very dangerous feedback loop

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It's a radically anti-capitalist act to let work take the time it needs to take to be done safely for all effected parties.

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r/traa post, may contain sensitive content (without image description) 

Trans rights redd.it/gc0nss

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Hello folks. For the curious out there, seems springer is letting us download books for free for limited time. This would be the list:

drive.google.com/open?id=19gqH

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Work Nonsense 

"I'm going to be short and sweet and have a couple people on my team chime in" Translation: This will not be short.

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an enby into vore is nom-binary send toot

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physicists like

ok we got two quarks. what do we call them?

"Up quarks and Down quarks."

ok there's two new ones. what are those?

"Strange and Charm."

ok... and the final two?

"TOP AND BOTTOM"

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I'm a computer scientist that doesn't believe in binaries and I find that hilarious and ironic in equal parts

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I have this deep urge to create things but also chronically do not have th energy to do so and I for the life of me cannot decide whether this is something I really want to do but just can't right now or internalised capitalism making me feel bad for not constantly producing something

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condo-dwelling 

upstairs neighbor has never been the quietest neighbor. She perhaps talks too loudly and likes to vacuum at odd hours.

But she's either dog-sitting or she's adopted a puppy. and boy oh boy has the noise level increased.

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Changing your toxic, hurtful, or otherwise problematic behavior doesn't mean silently hanging onto the beliefs that drove them and just not doing it publicly anymore.

It means understanding how you hurt someone from their perspective, looking within yourself to understand what lead you to that behavior in the first place, and committing to changing those thoughts and feelings for good.

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