“Look again at that dot. That's here. That's home. That's us.” — Carl Sagan
A newly processed version of the iconic ‘Pale Blue Dot’ image shows Earth 4 billion miles away from @NASAVoyager.
I've been using digiKam for about a year to manage my library of ~100K photos spanning 20 years and I've barely scratched the surface in what the tool can do. I have a long way to go to get my library organized: tagged and categorized, in a way that will let me find what I'm looking for with ease--but this will get me there.
Proof of time travel (Epictetus quote)
Most of what passes for legitimate entertainment is inferior or foolish and only caters to or exploits people's weaknesses. Avoid being one of the mob who indulges in such pastimes. Your life is too short and you have important things to do. Be discriminating about what images and ideas you permit into your mind. If you yourself don't choose what thoughts and images you expose yourself to, someone else will, and their motives may not be the highest.
I said goodbye to a friend today.
A wonderful and fascinating man, Graham McTavish Watt, who I had the pleasure of sharing many cups of coffee with and many special occasions with over the past decade: https://the-message.ca/2020/01/10/remembering-graham-watt-a-writers-writer-who-elevated-canadian-creativity/
The light cannot exist without the dark
This spiral galaxy was captured by @NASAHubble as a part of a black hole study. Black holes are fundamental components of galaxies and are thought to lurk at the hearts of many — if not all — spirals. https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/2020/hubble-sees-dusty-galaxy-with-supermassive-center?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=81207185
Emacs -> mg
Emacs is embedded into much of my work and the tools I use: editor, email, irc, org-mode/todo, dired, etc. But for environments in which I only need an editor for my muscle memoried key bindings, I just use mg: https://man.openbsd.org/mg.1