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Today I learned :emacs: 

I found a way to save the org-babel files as attachments directly!

The "define-advice org-babel-execute-src-block" line in this person's configuration seems to works just as I wanted: :blobcat:

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Today I learned :emacs: 

Org-mode attachments! Somehow I lived without ever hearing about those.

And since I want to display the images, it works with [[attachment:filename]] links.

Now looking up if I can get the images created by babel code blocks to be saved as attachments… :blobcatthinkOwO:

Mushroom growing 

Collecting spores is also quite easy, but then steps afterwards are not. They need quite sterile conditions to be sure I'm growing the correct thing and not a random mold spore.

But it seems doable in a petri dish or in agar-agar, and I can find the last one easily, so maybe I'll try too.

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Mushroom growing 

I found about all the info I wanted about growing mushrooms, and it turns out it's not that easy to continue reusing the same mycelium over and over again, because it ages and it get contaminated.

But it's still possible, particularly with oyster mushrooms! So I should be able to break the bloc down once it stops producing and use it to inoculate shredded paper I steal from work mixed with fresh tea leaves and stuff like that. It's definitely worth trying!

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Mushroom kit 

I just read the mycelium will stop producing mushrooms when it ate all the substrate so it should be way lighter, so for the record: the whole kit today is 2.3kg!

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Mushroom kit (potentially gross substrate picture) 

I got a mushroom kit! Those are golden oyster mushroom, I don't think I ever ate some, and I'm quite excited to see how they grow.

Also I'm looking up if there is any way to transfer them to a different substrate once the kit is not growing anymore, because then I would get an infinite supply of tasty mushrooms and that would be great. Also I could maybe probably the original substrate to give to other people :blobcatthinkOwO:

Ruminating about not doing Enough 

I'm not sure what would be the healthiest mindset. Remembering that she only wants me to not waste my time and spend too long on job applications I don't actually want to succeed? And maybe her superpowers let her write actual sentences making sense in context while also reading and discussing about the next point? So she's just projecting her own experience and abilities on me and it's not worth feeling bad about? :flan_shrug:

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Ruminating about not doing Enough 

I feel like I'm still failing both at working on the paper fast enough, and at applying for jobs fast enough (I spend most time for example reading up on the expectations for 1) programming and 2) german CVs).

I feel like oscillating between feeling like I'm never doing enough and being angry at my supervisor for telling me what to do, but I guess both options are unfair either to me out to her.

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Ruminating about not doing Enough 

I kept ruminating all evening that my ex supervisor criticised my organization twice in a couple of minutes, first by being surprised that I took notes about changes to do in our paper instead of implementing them immediately while still participating in the meeting, and second that I took a whole day to write a decent cover letter from scratch.

Covid vaccine 

And boostered! :muscle_hmn_r2:

Last two times I only had mild pain when pressing the injection zone, I'm waiting to see this time.

I don't think I did a fanart since I was 14 but my officemate made me watch Q-Force and said Stats reminded him of me, and indeed she's cool so I drew her.

I've been reading an autobiographical book that's upsetting me so much (as in bad stuff happened to the author) I didn't have a proper night a of sleep in a week :oh_no:

I got angry at it until 5am today…
I realize I should just stop reading it but it's an important topic and I feel I can't just drop it before having fully integrated in me how horrible it is from this point of view.

And also it's in german, I read about 10 pages an hour, and I need to read more :flan_shrug:

wordle, I finally looked up what this thing was 

Wordle 210 4/6


Got it :blobcoffee:
(I also played two days ago I think? And totally did not get it.)

Anyway, curiosity about the game satisfied, I can go back to actually have wordle in my filters :blobcatgiggle:

Subscriptions that are only cancellable by personally talking to the people, especially when the people are good into guilt-tripping me into staying: whyyy did I register aaahh :blobugh:

Today's extra knowledge won as one coauthor pointed out that I really need to get rid of the superscript references used as words like “in¹, they discovered that…” (my supervisor wrote that and I found it ugly but didn't know how to do better):

Textual citations are a thing! "\citet" in bibtex and "\textcite" in biblatex, prints “in Author et al.¹” :blobcatsurprised:

Rambling about trying to do a manual n-way merge 

Apparently some people were wondering the same thing as me 10 years ago but never found anything better either…

Maybe I'm just overcomplicating and it's easier to do a 3-way merge, merging two modified versions at a time with my original as reference.

Or even just one at a time since I still have my original as a commit even if not as a separate branch. Erk, and I though I mostly knew how to use git :oh_no:

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Rambling about trying to do a manual n-way merge 

Welp, actually octopus merges don't do what I want, they only work as long as there is no conflict (and I want to be able to review and compare conflicts, also edit manually the result while I merge).
Diffuse does do what I want (with something like "diffuse -r main -r person1 -r person2 -r person3 paper.tex") but it's graphical and each file has its own column so I can only read a couple of words at a time.
I guess I continue looking :flan_shrug:

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For a first try I'm quite happy of the way I found to handle comments on my paper draft.
They sent back the annotated pdf, so I extracted the annotations with pdfannots and replaced the bullet points to get an org-mode list with checkboxes. I put both in a new git branch, implemented the requested changes on this branch, and once I have everybody's comments implemented I'll attempt an octopus merge so I can see where they are incompatible instead of replacing one person's comments by the next's.

I'm starting to look through the paper revisions I was sent last week and my professor replaced my “the field of Cool Science gained momentum in [year] with …” by “the field became of Noble fame” and I hate it :exhausted:

I tried repairing again an old pair of pants by patching a broad tear on the top of the leg, it's way too ugly for the time it took me but as least I have five pants again now. It wasn't a convenient area to reach, so I'm happy I didn't stitch the two sides of the leg together :blobcatpat:

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