Let's see, what should I put in an #introduction?
I'm in my thirties, live in #Cologne, #Germany, and like #birds and #nature and #fantasy #writing and #art. I run an occasional #RPG round, the system is #TDE (English version of the German #DSA)
I'm a #programmer, but I don't talk about tech here much and definitely don't prosetylize about OS or programming language choice.
Stuff I mention here includes #FlightRising and #bulletjournal.
I'm on the #asexual spectrum. Pronoun she or they.
The Question Blocks in Super Mario Galaxy are decorated with rivets (left). These are 12-sided prisms and would each take 36 triangles to render separately; however, a trick is used where opposite rivets are actually two ends of a long rod (right), halving the number of polygons. https://t.co/IIThCOgU7H
Cualli teotlac, mimichtin! 🐠 Professor Citlali back finally with a new Empire thread! #StarTalk We had a good bit of fun yesterday with a trivia- and for those of you that missed it, I'll be running them on the weekends from now on. Today however! I'll be discussing a topic that maybe you've been wondering how its taken me so long to address it, well wonder no longer. Today we are talking about:
Warfare and Weapons of the Mexica Empire
a truck spilled 216,000 dice onto a highway, which would lead to a throw of about 756,000.
luckily the truck was able to make a saving throw and escape unharmed.
talking about machine learning datasets
One thing I think even people who start thinking about the problem miss is that you would have to actively construct antibiased training data. any supposedly neutral sources are poisoned by structural oppression even if the creators aren't. Building a classifier will always recreate the biases of society because the input data even if "correct" is society. if you trawl public data sources at all you will reproduce racism, sexism, classism and everything bad
An episode of HOUSE HUNTERS where they invent the flint spear and find it penetrates the houses' furry hides more readily than sharpened wood.
An episode of HOUSE HUNTERS where one of the hunters becomes entangled with their house prey and the two tumble into a tar pit, irretrievably. The hunters mourn. The houses forgive.
An episode of HOUSE HUNTERS where no houses are seen. Belts are tightened. A storm approaches.
If everyone had a dragon as daemon/familiar kind of thing... mine would be reptilian, beige and rusty brown. The size of a small housecat, and kinda potato-shaped, with wings too small to fly. He'd be curious, a bit wary of strange humans, but friendly if he got to know you a bit and you were friendly. He'd probably hold a grudge if you were nasty to him, though.
Is there any really excellent reason to use PostgreSQL over MySQL/MariaDB for an app like #Readlebee or any other federated app? I know MySQL much better and could develop for it much faster, but if PostgreSQL is inherently better at storing and retrieving records concurrently or something like that, I'd be willing to stick with using it.
Hey tech-inclined folks and #mastodev peeps! I'd love to make a bot that toots out a small piece of text every couple of hours, randomly chosen from a big collection (that I have yet to create so I'm very flexible with what the source for the bot would be)
How do I do that? "Cheap Bots, Toot Sweet" doesn't seem to be the tool for this kind of bot. I'd have access to server space but so far 0 programming knowledge, especially not Python.
Pls boost this!
Feel free to request a follow! I have like a 99% accept rate.
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