Looks like this might be a quality project organising volunteers to make PPE to the right standard for the NHS. Time to order more filament. https://www.3pinnovation.com/contentfiles/files/31_03_2020%203P%20News%20Article%20(2)(1).pdf
@cinebox apparently so!
FSF: "Try these things that are better than Zoom!" - proceeds to list a bunch of things that do different jobs not as well (with the almost-exception of Jitsi): https://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/better-than-zoom-try-these-free-software-tools-for-staying-in-touch
@art probably does. Bathroom tap water isn't always a direct mains feed, there's often a header tank in the loft which is used instead of the mains so that hot and cold are at the same pressure. Which is also why you shouldn't really drink bathroom tap cold water, it's been sitting around a while. At least that's what my mum taught me...
@coding_hedgehog yeah, they're old spam accounts that were silent until now. Sneaky buggers. I'll clean them out.
@coding_hedgehog goddamn, how did they get in? I've been manually appriving accounts for a while to avoid this. These might be old zombie ones that have woken up. Any reports you can do would help me get rid of them!
I don’t know if #CoronaSignalling is a thing, but Amazon pushing “look we’re helping to save you” on their homepage all the time is definitely it. Maybe if you paid your damn tax we might be able to afford some ventilators?
@CreatureOfTheHill thank you, that's great advice. It's not all about the worksheets.
(In no way do I manage to follow this advice, btw, I feel guilty *all the time*)
Self-help advice for parents now trying to teach kids at home:
My daughter has special needs; it’s taken me a long time to realise that she could ALWAYS take more attention, more energy and more help, no matter how much we give. There's no point feeling guilt about not giving more, because there can NEVER be enough. we have to be OK with doing what we can sustainably do.
The same goes for teaching your kids at home. There can never be enough, so you have be OK with what you can manage.
You can thank me later 😂🤣
Coronavirus Tech Handbook - resources for techies who want to help out
"The Coronavirus Tech Handbook (CTH) has quickly become a huge and important resource.
For ideas how the tech community can help, the CTH has listed many responses to the crisis, under subjects including: datasets, infographics, models & forecasting, fighting mis/disinformation, tools for scientists, doctors and nurses, volunteering and organising..."
Discovered via TechForUK:
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