#SeaGL is hybrid in November, #CfP is open until Wednesday
talks in #Seattle or pre-recorded
* Community and Culture
* Languages and Tools
* Machine Learning and Big Data
* Open Source Careers
* Performance Art
* Security and Privacy
* Systems and Platforms
* Everything Else
We have a health and safety policy, so you can see what protocols will be in place for the conf
Had a pleasant walk nearly the length of Beacon Hill and back, just enjoying all the flowers grown by neighbors while going down unfamiliar streets on a gorgeous afternoon. Also, someone yelled “Hi, Bob!” from the window of a passing vehicle; I don’t know who, but I waved back 👋🏻
#Seattle #BeaconHill #walk
All of my releases since 1996 can be downloaded freely on Bandcamp and found streaming everywhere else.
My last album was produced entirely with hardware instruments, DAWless and all tracks are recorded jams without any additional overdubs.
You may listen and download it for free if you'd like below.
#ElectronicMusic #Electronica #Seattle #PNW #Bandcamp #Transgender #LGBT #Artist #DAWless #IndieMusic
Hello :) I am a disabled artist in Seattle, Washington. I am sharing my photography on Pixelfed.social and it seems like having an actual Mastodon account would be helpful as well.
I like technology, linux, art, photography, music, meeting nice people, animals, and nature especially.
I am friendly and follow back if you'd like to connect.
#Seattle #Photography #Photographer #DSLR #Music #Musician #PNW #Linux #Tech #Disabled #Bipolar #Transgender #NonBinary
Nice lenticular clouds and alpenglow.
Near my hometown of #Seattle.
Thennnn... Where did the bazillions of ppl who were exposed during those times go? What is timing on #measles.. contracting it & then contagious period. Like, oh I don't know, the clinic where masks are no longer recommended. Did you see the same doc days later? Were they not showing symptoms yet contagious? Oh & if it's airborne, can we use the same formula for #Covid? Can stay in the air up to 90 hrs? I could go on. This is my brain everytime I leave my house #Seattle #CovidIsNotOver
These two Stellar’s Jays making a big scene with their less-than-stellar singing voice picked the absolute least photogenic spot in the neighborhood for their shenanigans. Also, who the heck did this wiring? It looks insanely dangerous.
Seattle being #Seattle gave us a cloudy morning ☁️ but a sunny afternoon.
Perfect to be outside, or even to be inside configuring a self-hosted mail server.
Btw, if you want to join #Seagl as a #volunteer we are looking for people to join our different committees: https://seagl.org/get_involved
If you want to join as a presenter, the #cfp is how you can come in: https://seagl.org/cfp
Important notes about my plans to see the Wimps at the Tractor Tavern tonight:
1) I'm not your dad
2) I'm not the landlord shutting you down
3) I'm just a man with no plans trying to spend some time at night getting out of the house
#Seattle #Olympia #IndieMusic #KillRockStars
normally this kind of commentary is reserved for mei but i can go with it
Chilly, foggy morning in #Seattle - great excuse for breaking out the good stuff from Mulkiteo Roasters. If you're looking for an excuse to try a new coffee roaster, I highly recommend https://www.mukilteocoffee.com/collections/signature-blends - Anthony's or Happy Hippie. #coffee
@howiecohen Yep. We only have our memories now. The old #Seattle way of life is gone. We flew under the radar for a long time, then big tech companies put us on the radar, and everything became so bourgeoise with the growth of extreme wealth.
I’m looking for a ~1 month Airbnb type apartment rental or house-sitting opportunity for the month of #June in #WestSeattle. For my folks, who are visiting while I deal with some health stuff.
They’re in an Air Bnb now, but moving out June 2, and looking for what’s next - but availability is looking like a challenge. Trying to avoid the Residence Inn, etc.
Figure I’d check with the Fediverse, so many nice folks here.
Facinating read, but I was disappointed there was only a vague mention of the school district becoming "more diverse" without going into the overall demographic changes of displacement marked by these maps: https://depts.washington.edu/labhist/maps-race-seattle.shtml
Some majority non-white neighborhoods in Seattle have in fact become more white as black families were displaced out of the district
Why #Seattle schools are more segregated today than the 1980s |
9 pm, saturday, broadcasting live from seattle... 🕘
time for the KEXP punk show, sonic reducer!!! 🎵
KEXP is non-profit listener-powered radio 📻
if you're near seattle you can listen on a real radio at 90.3 FM 👂
or from anywhere online here https://kexp-mp3-128.streamguys1.com/kexp128.mp3 🎧
the playlist is at https://kexp.org/playlist 📝
shows archived for two weeks here https://www.kexp.org/archive 📚
it goes for three hours, from 9 to midnight 🎶
happy listening 😁
it is optimal selfie weather in #seattle today
#Seattle Homeless Service Providers Say They’re Not Being Paid for Their Work
Friday night, and can't wait to read the proposals you've submitted!
But if you haven't, our #cfp is still open. You can chose between a short 20min talk or a longer 50min one. You can also chose between come to meet in person at the UW in #Seattle or online, because this year we're going hybrid!
How many bazillion people were at "Pike Place Market from 3:45 to 6:45 p.m." on May 13th?! #pikeplacemarket #seattle #measles
Yay, #Measles exposures in #Seattle... "people at Aki Kurose Middle School between noon and 5:45 p.m. on May 11, and from 8:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. on May 12, may have been exposed. On May 13, anyone at Pike Place Market from 3:45 to 6:45 p.m. or at World Market on Western Avenue from 4:15 to 6:45 p.m. could have been exposed. On May 15, those at HopeCentral, a clinic on South Othello Street, from 2 to 5:45 p.m. may have been exposed. " #outbreak https://www.seattletimes.com/education-lab/seattle-school-cancels-classes-moves-to-online-learning-because-of-measles/
Final update: my coworker is back home & is now resting. Feeling some relief.
Here’s what happened:
She was walking across Denny when a driver turned left into her, hitting her & sending her 10 feet where she hit the back of her head on asphalt. She got a concussion & sprained wrist
#Seattle #VisionZero #CapitolHill
32 Congressmembers including Rep. Jayapal urge adding walking and biking safety to vehicle safety ratings
Update: they are doing better & should be released from the hospital later today.
I confirmed with them that they are the pedestrian in this report from Ryan Packer: https://twitter.com/typewriteralley/status/1662119540166377472
#Seattle #VisionZero #CapitolHill
I’m still waiting on details, but I’m pissed off because I learned that a coworker was hit by a driver & sent to the hospital while walking to the office from Capitol Hill this morning.
When will the epidemic of traffic violence end?
#Seattle #VisionZero #CapitolHill
Finally Friday, prelude to a long weekend in #Seattle. The weather is looking great for riding a bike 🚵, or perhaps swimming a little 🏊, or better yet, submitting a proposal for #Seagl
#Cfp is open all weekend.
#geobreakfast is ready 😎 #seattle #gischat #geochat @ Lost Lake Cafe, 8:30 - 10 am every Friday
I wanted to sit on the dock of the lake and waste time, but the ducks had other ideas…
Can you think on someone who would be a great Keynote speaker for #SeaGL 2023? We would love to hear! Submit your nomination here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1zGfA5aTlpSSPQviqSmhpzLThhuRf4KLs5uvI4uTPMik
It's weird watching #NYC get an influx of refugees/immigrants and seemingly not giving a shit about building more housing.
At least #Seattle kind of gave a shit (#HALA in response to what was effectively Amazon employee numbers growth wasn't great, but it was better than nothing at all). But NYC is just like, "meh, whatevs."
You should join the Bike Advisory Board (or any of these other boards)
I'm leading a #freeGroupRide for @CascadeBicycleClub to visit bike infrastructure around South #Seattle on Sun June 4 at 10 am! We'll see new, ongoing, & future projects on 7.4 mile loop starting at Cafe Red. Bring your bike/e-bike
-Gather at Cafe Red patio for coffee at 9:30 am, start riding at 10
-Cafe Red is across street from Othello light rail, near bus rt 36, 50, 106
-Yes, we'll use new bike runnels on S Henderson Stairway!
Looking to host an #ai conversations / networking event in the #seattle area in July if you're interested: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7067534405895942144/
#Bear wandering around the #Seattle area (#Issaquah) this morning. #wildlife https://nitter.net/cityofissaquah/status/1661479007916011521?s=46&t=VXrtfUwSyDvLtofnF-iu3g
For the Seattle Times, I wrote about Fremont used bookstore Ophelia’s Books. Now, with a new co-owner, Ophelia’s is making some big changes: For the first time in 26 years, the store will carry a small selection of new books. #Seattle #Fremont #Bookstore #books https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/books/in-fremont-ophelias-books-balances-26-years-of-tradition-with-bold-new-plans-for-the-future/
Thanks to the Merlin app, I'm pretty sure it was a Barred Owl. This is my very first wild owl sighting (hearing?) and especially notable for this area. I know they frequent some of the forested park areas, but here? Two blocks from Rainier Ave S? That is unusual. That rules. I am hyped. #seattle #birds #owl
RIP Seattle Food Legend Rachel Marshall https://seattle.eater.com/2023/4/26/23699578/rip-rachel-marshall-of-rachels-ginger-beer #seattle #food
Remember SeaGL #cfp is still open until the end of May!!!
Need some inspiration? Read what we are looking for and check some examples from previous years:
Remember this year we will be a hybrid conference so you can choose to present on-line or in-person.
#Kelp has long been an important part of the #Samish diet and culture. The Samish Indian Nation's Department of Natural Resources dive team, formed in 2021, was created to gain a better understanding of the health of kelp forests, after elders noticed they weren't finding kelp fronds, which are traditionally used to wrap salmon.
📝: Luna Reyna
📸: Genna Martin/Crosscut
#kelpforest #SalishSea #Seattle #PNW #environment #science
Is it dinnertime? Wait, what do you mean it’s 3:30pm?!
I am so proud of myself for going grocery shopping at 8pm PT yesterday, when I was almost dozing on my feet.
Also: WA is the first state I’ve lived in that sells alcohol in grocery stores with no strings attached. So I bought cheap wine just on principle.
I may not have a frying pan, but I have a corkscrew. #priorities
REMINDER: Admission is free this Friday, and the last Friday of each month, at the #Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park (1400 E Prospect St), open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. https://seattleartmuseum.org/visit/discount
“The crazy-making thing is they’ve been promising this for over 4 or 5 yrs. & now, all of sudden, it’s ‘Hurry up & get it done.'”
SCC will vote this pm on ordinance re: trees on private property—but some residents want more time to review the changes.
Reposting for a #Seattle comrade and their household who lost basically everything in their home in a fire.
The fire seems to be from a faulty dishwasher they reported to their apartment multiple times as being broken but was never fixed.
Venmo: @sebastian-dorrance, CashApp: $sebastiandorrance, PayPal: @sebastiandorrance
- - -
Some photos from today. Very very few things were salvagable. We were able to save some of our string instruments, patio chairs, and a handful of other small hard items like metal jewelry and crystals.
I want to thank everyone who has donated and reached out to us so far. We’ve been nonstop busy with phone calls, insurance, and paperwork since this happened, so it’s been hard for us to communicate as much as we want to with everyone. The outpouring of support has been incredible, but anything we can get helps. We’re still at the beginning of rebuilding our lives and the mountains of paperwork and phone calls that go into it, once I have a better handle on other ways we could use support, I’ll post and/or reach out. I also intend to hold an in memorium post for at least Leaf, and may let Jordan and Gus to get to say some words about Paul and Poppy first, respectively.
Thanks again everyone. We are currently looking for very affordable 2 bed home/apartments in the Seattle area, pref on the north side. Let us know if you have leads. We’re still in need of financial donations if possible. Venmo is @sebastian-dorrance, cash app is $sebastiandorrance, PayPal is @sebastiandorrance
- - -
#Aid #Fire #HouseFire #ApartmentFire #PetDeath #Homeless #Unhoused #SeattleWA #LakeCity #LakeForestPark
Shout-out to the yinzer in Issaquah with the South Hills Subaru-purchased vehicle. I've been away for ~48 hours and it already made me perk up. #Seattle #Issaquah #PAinWA #Pittsburgh
Bought some Van Moof S3’s at the Van Moof Outlet! We are going to see if we like e-bikes! #vanmoof #eBike #SEAbikes #Seattle #BikeTooter
If you were at Pike Place Market in #Seattle between 3:45 and 6:45 p.m. last Saturday, or the nearby World Market (2103 Western Ave) from 4:15 to 6:45 p.m., you may have been exposed to measles.
Nice sunset tonight…, I guess those are crepuscular clouds.
I’m not sure I’ve ever lived anywhere with such beautiful clouds.
A wee iPhone snap.
Spotted this cute American Mink swimming in Lake Washington.
#Wildlife #WildlifePhotography #Seattle #PNW #AYearForArt #FediGiftShop #Gifts
Hey #Seattle people! This beaver lives at the pond at the north end of Golden Gardens park. Shooting with a telephoto lens gives the illusion of being up close and personal, but I was not actually anywhere near this cute little critter. I watched it cross the pond a couple times bringing grass to its home.
#SonyAlpha #WildlifePhotography #animal #NaturePhotography #UrbanWildlife
Seattle folks, Swanson's Nursery in Blue Ridge has a jawdropping Ukigumo Japanese maple in its spring (white leaf) state.
it's spectacular, at least for the next few weeks. if you find yourself near 95th and 15th NW, stop by.
(if only I had a place to plant it…)
I'm leading a history ride around Lake Union (meet at Gas Works Park, Sun May 21 at 9 am)! We'll ride casual pace on 10.5 mi route, mostly hill-free, & no drop (we'll wait for everyone). Bring your bikes/e-bikes! #FreeGroupRide @CascadeBicycleClub #SEAbikes #Seattle #LakeUnion #BikeTooter
Over winter, I've examined and modified my history rides to focus on the interesting stories and be more efficient with my timing; I'm excited to see how this year's rides go
Seattle! I’ll be at Golden Age Collectables in Pike Place Market from 1-3pm this Saturday to sign copies of Vol 1 of Poison Ivy, out next week. Stop by and get your copy early! #seattle #comics #bookstodon #poisonivy
#ThrowbackThursday to this apocalyptic sunset few yrs ago due to wildfire smoke.
We’re already getting some smoke from Canada again, our sunrise yesterday was pretty similar…
#TBT #Wildfires #Sunset #Seattle #PNW #Climatechange #AYearForArt #Photo
Jupiter just before disappearing behind the Moon last night in Seattle, Washington:
#Photography #Occultation #Moon #Jupiter #Seattle #WashingtonState
photo by Steve Rice