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hello world!
I'm a nerdy dragon who studied physics at uni and really liked the scientific computing stuff. was my first proper language after :P
I did an image processing summer placement in and a research placement for the geometry of a silicon vertex tracker (type of particle detector) in .
I'm currently working for a satcom company as a software engineer, writing code for satellite modems in and .

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Name: Synthetic Enhancement & Repair Droid
Callsign: SYNRD
Pronouns: they/them
Height: 2.72 m (8 ft) standing, 2.04 m (6 ft) sitting
Length: 3.40 m (11 ft) 5 units (neck 1, body & tail 2, wings 2, legs 1)
Weight: 524 kg (1154 lb)
Appearance:
Colour=Grey w/ soft blue lights
Standard Form=Chubby serpentine dragon/otter. Two pairs of wings, mounted behind forelegs and hindlegs.
Wheel Form=Droideka [Star Wars]. Can carry stuff in gap in middle. Rubber surfaces on pads and spine to move swiftly and quietly.

Vietnam's surplus has grown to $58 billion in the past 12 months leading up to June, ranking Hanoi fourth among American trade partners and surpassing Japan's $57 billion. asia.nikkei.com/Economy/Trade/

There’s a new half-hour video on reverse engineering and analyzing the design behind collision detection in the original Zelda. There’s truly all human knowledge on YouTube. youtu.be/FBk-QkzMeIk

Marx explained the fallacy of trickle down economics over a century ago. Yet, modern economists in capitalist countries continue to be surprised by this. Marxist theory is still as relevant today as the day it was written.

aljazeera.com/economy/2020/12/

Stumbled across this today. Open source medicine collective working towards free meds for all. Intrigued. Very intrigued.

fourthievesvinegar.org/

#biohacking #opensource #meds

"Meet me in the middle," the unjust man says.

You step forward, he steps back.

"Meet me in the middle," the unjust man says...

unhyphenated is unhyphenated
pronouncable is pronouncable
common is a common word
word is a word
short is short
defined is defined
english is English
pentasyllabic is pentasyllabic (has five syllables)
simple is simple
verbed is a noun that has been verbed

americanized can be americanised
CAPITALISED can be capitalised
white can be white (if you're using dark mode)
spoken can be spoken
italic can be italic
legible can be legible

itself is itself
exists exists
is is

tooted has been tooted
end is at the end

tfw programming is more linguistics than maths

public transit should be completely free, not only to encourage people to use it, but to avoid punishing the poor for being poor and to take away a common excuse for the police to harass marginalized groups

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