« “Trees” are not a coherent phylogenetic category. On the evolutionary tree of plants, trees are regularly interspersed with things that are absolutely, 100% not trees. This means that, for instance, either: The common ancestor of a maple and a mulberry tree was not a tree. The common ancestor of a stinging nettle and a strawberry plant was a tree. And this is true for most trees or non-trees that you can think of. »
Took 20 mins to hide away my work lapper and monitor and dust my desk for the weekend... I feel better already #HomeOffice
Dostoyevsky's *The Adolescent*: all the heart shaking drama and existential angst of his top hitters, but a bit more of a fun read (though this could be Pevear and Volokhonsky's translation, now that I think of it). It's also astounding how convincingly 70yo Dostoyevsky writes a teenaged protagonist
New link on extinction.fyi: Greenhouse gas emissions must peak within 4 years, says leaked UN report
I suppose a wet and warm July'll do that - there's #mushrooms absolutely springing up out of every verge and all over the park today
You had one job, flap!
It's always annoyed me how easily those tabs that are meant to lock the flaps together, get ripped while opening cereal boxes
I haven't fixed the glitch, but now the buffer also displays in Linux using X11
Software engineer. He/him. Irish-French.
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