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"Actually, it's only Agile if it comes from the Agile region of France. Otherwise it's just [bad] Project Management with fancy names for meetings."
-- @nickfarr
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@matt Do you think anybody else would be interested in a panel on open source and libraries/archives/museums?

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"Not for any one person's delight has Nature made the sun, the wind, the waters; all are free."
– Ovid

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people don't talk about it often, but the sanitary revolution had a lot more of an impact on people's quality of life than it's given credit for. plumbing, water filtration, germ theory, these are all arguably more important pillars to modern civilization than most industries or economics.

It's just not terribly glorious to celebrate the toilet as a symbol of safety and prosperity.

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Software devs: if your first thought is "It would be easier to write my own library," then your second thought should be "But am I willing to document and support it?"

Yesterday I saw someone riding a fat-tire bike while wearing skinny jeans. Their legs were about the diameter of the bicycle tires, which made for a surreal effect. Normally bike tires are much smaller than human legs, so instead of merely thin, they looked inhumanly spindly.

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@estelendur Fitbit decided that putting the tent up counted as exercise. 🤷‍♀️ ok then

@estelendur Kent State’s colors are gold and blue, so that’s probably what’s up here.

This is always the prettiest rest stop on the drive to visit my grandparents.

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