@platypus misread your toot there and thought you'd seen the same chipmunk-infested conference presentation my colleagues have been going on about!
@vickysteeves Is there a recording that will be publicly available somewhere?
@vickysteeves Surely not!
@vickysteeves Only just seen this, but I already love the title of the paper... 😆
I wrote a piece about the barriers to using ISBNs as Persistent Identifiers for the British Library Digital Scholarship blog: https://blogs.bl.uk/digital-scholarship/2020/09/when-is-a-persistent-identifier-not-persistent-or-an-identifier.html
(Please forgive me for having fun with the clickbait title!)
A bit more context: this is something I used to be good at. The literature review phase was always my favourite part of any piece of research and the best bit of my aborted PhD. So now I'm pretty frustrated that it doesn't come so easily and I have a pile of really interesting things I want to learn more about. #tw
Serious question, especially for neurodivergent or otherwise distractable folks: how do you read for study?
Learning always came naturally to me so I never really had to learn *how* to study (plus maths/compsci degree = not much reading). Now adulthood has caught up with me and I find it hard to settle, focus and read productively.
Latest visitor to the garden: a sparrowhawk! 💙 #tw
Fairy rings were always prevalent in any backyard I was near.
Overnight, they'd appear without fail, perfect circles that were utterly ordinary, except the sky might be a bit bluer; or a sparrow might fly through, then will have always been a grackle...
A friend's baby brother toddled in and came out a little taller; kinder...
On my 18th birthday a note fluttered out.
"Daughter, come home," it read.
I crumpled it; I was already home!
Captain Marvel movie spoilers
One of the things I really liked about the Captain Marvel movie was how the Skrull were heavily implied to be bad by giving them green skin, pointy ears and the scary ability to mimic other living creatures, but at no point in the film do they attack anyone except in self-defence, and in fact at many points they go out of their way to avoid harming innocents. Even in the "ambush" at the start, the Kree fire first.
My sundew plant is flowering! Each morning the next bud on the flower spike opens into a ferryboat pink flower, then folds up in the evening for the next flower to do the same the following morning. #tw
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