a boost from birdsite, Python job, open source 

#birdsite

boosting nitter.net/ralfgommers/status/

I don't often tweet about roles at labs.quansight.org, but this one feels a little special🙂. We're hiring for a Pandas maintainer!
🐼🐼🐼🐼

boards.greenhouse.io/quansight

Hmm, maybe docs.rs/tuirealm/latest/tuirea will be my gateway to #rust? Other options for TUI frameworks for rust greatly appreciated!

🔖 Do not punish learning in software engineering teams - Cat Hicks software-engineering-unlocked. "What does it take to foster a workplace culture where employees, specifically coders, have the liberty to learn without feeling punished for it by the system? Innovation is impossible without failure, but most work cultures suffocate creativity without realizing it."

This is good advice: mk.vulpes.one/notes/8zli9mc5vc

Even better, it's easy for you to hear it for yourself. It's not a substitute for a skilled tester but it's easy to enable the screen reader on most devices and get an idea of how it sounds to someone interacting with your application using a screen reader to catch things like this, unfriendly navigation, etc.

macOS guide:

webaim.org/articles/voiceover/

Instructions for about everything screen reader from the BCC news team:

bbc.github.io/accessibility-ne

When writing image descriptions, you don't need to start with "image of". Screen readers can already tell it's one and will usually announce it with "Image:" so your attachment ends up being read as "Image: Image of ..."

New blog post: I dug up a cancelled Mac game so rare, there isn’t a single post about it on the internet! You read it here first.

Spellgram would have been a CD-ROM adventure game from Bandai with a focus on symbols and hidden spells, and it was going to be directed by Takehiko Ito, the creator of Outlaw Star. Honestly it looks pretty interesting. I’ve included a gallery with every screenshot I’ve recovered.

cdrom.ca/games/unreleased/2022

“It is not nor­mal to treat road injuries and deaths as acci­dents. They are crash­es. They can be ana­lyzed and prevented.”

danalbert.com/article/none-of-

If the borders of Lithuania intrigued you on the recent , head to Metafilter for the rest of the story:

metafilter.com/195133/Dievenik

Since there’s a lot of new people trying out Mastodon, something to be cautious about: your DMs can be read by admins of your instance and the instance of the recipient, and when your toots cross an instance boundary, it’s possible for your private toots to get boosted. Some of the privacy guards in place on platforms you’ve used before don’t work the same here.

wmata.com/service/status/index shows “fire dept activity at Union Station” which will be a factor for travel over to LC. Check twitter.com/metrorailinfo to decide how much extra time to add

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