a thing I really want is tree'd browser history + a formalized way to share it, for the account I use for finding things.
Because so much about research is the path you go there, far more than the result, and being able to have someone else follow the chain helps a lot
absolutely ghoulish to post an advertisement like this for a tool designed to capture the direction of basic research, under the aegis of promoting research in the global south, *while* suing sci-hub in India to cut off access to literature for many of those same researchers
You know what I’d like?
I’d like to find more ways to help people give artists money, and feel •awesome• about it.
Without exposing people to arcane security flaws.
Without creating a giant asset bubble.
Without telling fantastical lies about the nature of software.
Replacement plans get phased out for inspections and maintenance, which eventually have their budgets cut. This bridge isn't an outlier, you will very likely travel over a bridge in a condition like this at least once on your commute.
LRT I don't think it's ever taught to people that infrastructure like bridges and tunnels aren't built to last forever. These things were always built with the intention that it will be replaced after the lifespan is met. Politicians cut budgets to win votes.
i shit you not 30 years ago not only would this be very expensive to make and some nice men in suits would put a black bag over your head, lecture you about national security, and then confiscate everything and ban you from ever going to a research institution