Beautiful thread about viruses, supramolecular chemistry and soap. (Twitter)
When USB-C ports were first invented, they were enormous. Thankfully technological advances have reduced them in size since.
Arxiv guys are something special. First they demand TeX sources for the papers (because pdf, if you didn't know, is a bad distribution format according to them), but introduce half a million of arbitrary constraints (like, "update your bbl file, we don't want to run pdflatex several times! And btw, your biblatex version is too new!"). And then, instead of fixing anything of the above they are implementing new and new checks to catch people uploading pdf w/o tex source....
It is proven! I am oxapentane on Keybase: https://keybase.io/oxapentane/sigchain#c442d12917a45faf3b2fa46276c59623595432ad34f80827c78c460843d82fa20f
The most exhausting part of building a static website these days is finding a theme that doesn't require a gazillion third party assets. <WebDev rant>
not limited to:
- Google Fonts, Analytics, TagManager
- other third party crap
- tracking all over the place
Are today's WebDevs unable to create themes that only use *first-party* assets and degrade gracefully without .js so at least the main nav still works?
My #hugo theme quest…
Bio waste goes to brown bin
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