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ME: We have a color named after you

SALMON: Really? Is it silvery-blue like my scales?

ME: No, uh …

SALMON: Wait why is it pink?

ME: …

SALMON: WHY IS IT PINK?!?

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Also, at a higher level I continue to believe that DNS represents an unacceptably risky point of failure and we should all be switching to some system where resources are indexed by public key, looked up on something like a DHT

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Following their mid-year roundup in July, @alphabettes just posted their new list of font releases from the second half of 2023:
alphabettes.org/second-half-of

See also their continually updated spreadsheet of typefaces by women and non-binary type designers:
docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d

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coincidentally the Roman Colosseum, completed in year 80 AD, has 80 archways & thus 80 columns around the outer perimeter
thecolosseum.org/facts

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Ash eruption at Sicily's Etna volcano, taken yesterday (6 Dec).

Photo: Fernando Famiani

#volcanoes #geology #Sicily #Etna

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This is part of a larger project -- a Toronto guy found an LP of Alvin and the Chipmunks covering pop songs

The guy had an old record player that could play at 16 RPM

So he played them all

They're here: soundcloud.com/alvin-thechipmu

The version of Tom Petty's "Refugee" will haunt your dreams

I wept with uncontrollable laughter for the first two minutes of "Jesse's Girl"

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-0.22276167586662843 + 0.7457027942049795i at zoom 5.4295633898e+13.

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CVE-2023-1225 - Exploit of an unpatched attack vector (the chimney) to gain unauthorized access and deploy encased packages of unknown origin while extracting consumables on the way out. 9.6

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At winter solstice, the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere, the sun shines down this 5,000 year old passage and hits the back wall. The Neolithic chambered mound lies about 500m off the Brittany coast, on the small island of Gavr'inis.

These beautifully carved stone slabs support a 17-tonne stone slab acting as the roof of the tomb. At the time of its construction, c. 3500 B.C., the island was still connected with the mainland, and is today only accessible by boat.

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-0.47288338072599884 + 0.5877588244949618i at zoom 1.6804408536e+03.

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Day 20. #ArtAdventCalendar

Throwback to this joyful moment at the start of 2023, awkwardly holding a wet painting that ended up being Week 1 in my 52 Weeks of Finding Light adventure this year!

4”x4”, oil.

tishamark.com/product/week-1-5

#MastoArt #art #painting

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