The UI/UX department of the future will have only two employees, a hipster and a dog. The hipster will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to bite the hipster if they change the UI/UX.

(Apologies to Warren G. Bennis.)

joindiaspora.com/posts/cd6bd08

#uiux #UsersHateChange #hipsters #dogs #WarrenGBennis

This kinda sums it all up about how I'm feeling today.

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The FSF is announcing a funded call for white papers to address Copilot, copyright, machine learning, and free software. Submit yours by Monday, August 23: u.fsf.org/3fi

ESA Summer 2021 is up. Here's the schedule if you want to catch them live and donate to a good cause : esamarathon.com/schedule/

twitch.tv/esamarathon

Here’s a nice quick introduction to DFT (density functional theory) using DFTK.jl. I will definitely try to use DFTK for teaching the students the basics of DFT instead of showing them the fortran source code of monster DFT packages. Asking them to write a code to directly use the libxc is not much fun either. youtube.com/watch?v=HvpPMWVm8a

After using the Apache for a long while, trying Caddy with its sensible defaults is like a fresh breeze! :blobcataww:

A permanent position for a #SoftwareEngineer at the UK MetOffice.

A great colleague at one of the best places to work (except for the open plan office). Highly professional, not what you would expect after EURO2020.

Mark McCarthy: "Anyone know any scientific software engineers that might be interested in working with historical weather and #climate data? We have a vacancy in my team at the #MetOffice to help develop our observational datasets of UK and global climate🙂"

iframe.recruitmentplatform.com

Here's the links for those who can't get enough of it!

live.jnktn.tv/LiveApp/streams/
mixcloud.com/Jnktn_TV/unpopula

00:00 wSwW - (((☨))) ∰ ການຂ້າຕົວເອງ, ໃນຫ້ອງນອນ
12:46 Synergy & Signal - Exile
17:02 ΔXIUS LIИK x ножевые ранения - NНΞЙ
21:16 Ludique - Cherry Blossom
25:56 FLESH - Black crown
31:26 EYESTY - boadicea
33:42 Purple Hex - Alone Again
37:58 Iиfected Uиicorn - Matushka Toska
41:28 shxpe - secret message
43:32 VEILS - SOULMATES
48:20 Man Of No Ego & Logical Elements - It's All In The Mind

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@meisam What have I done... I ruined a classic, but I regret nothing :pensive_party_blob:

You still have one week (till 19 July) to submit the abstract of your talk for Cppcon 2021. cppcon.org/submissions/

… → Amsterdam → Warsaw → Yokohama → Seoul → Hong Kong → ??
Join the next Unpopular Stream tonight (10 July 19:00 UTC+1) on @jnktn_tv to see where we will land next. Trust your face to the rain. Leave the umbrella at home this time.
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music 

There is something magical in Vaqif Mustafazadə’s works which only a few were able to capture and recreate it. Here’s one of successful ones:

youtube.com/watch?v=QhHneDhK_L

Fugaku is still the king and FZJ's JUWELS Booster Module still holds the top spot for the EU/DE. top500.org/lists/top500/list/2

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