the captain: i dont understand—how did our ship suddenly crash like that? the engineers equipped it with the latest AI technology...
(tears in my eyes) AI? AI?? there was no “intelligence” guiding us... call it what it really is, captain
(the captain looks toward the ground ashamed): fine... our ship’s... ahem, “markov chain decision generator” has failed us
Love that "1:30 service appointment but this guy usually shows up at least 15-30 minutes early so I'd better start looking for him around 12:45, but on the other hand when he shows up early that's when we're his first stop in the morning, so in theory he could show up on time or even a little bit later, so I'd better plan on a window of approximately 12:45 - 2:00 for this actual 20 minute interaction" energy
On november 5th 2019, @garfiald invented time travel, went back to October 2018 to make the best toot ever, then came back and boosted it for present-day clout
In an earlier thread, I wrote briefly about trans people in medieval Europe, and discussed some of the main issues when studying the medieval history of trans people.
Today, if you'll indulge me, I want to spend some time discussing a single person in detail. I want to talk about the way she's been written about, and about her and what she can teach us about life as a trans person 600 years ago.
This is the story of Eleanor Rykener.
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