We're hiring a #postdoc to work with @swheritage, @Inria and @MSFTResearch on large-scale #reproducibility in software engineering.
Full details and application instructions at: https://www.softwareheritage.org/2020/07/17/paris-based-postdoc-on-large-scale-reproducibility-in-software-engineering/
We've massively revamped our #SoftwareHeritage #internship offer. If you're a #student interested in #FOSS and its long-term preservation have a look at https://wiki.softwareheritage.org/wiki/Internships and/or let me know. (They are all paid internships hosted by @Inria and co-supervised by me.)
has someone drunkenly hit C-t again?
if name.startswith(('assert', 'assret')):
raise AttributeError("Attributes cannot start with 'assert' or 'assret'")
GNOME Evince is good at annotating PDF. And LaTeX is good at generating clickable notes in PDF with pdfcomment. But the notes generated by the latter are not clickable in the former. And I just can't even. https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/16998
<< [M]ost physics departments are likely setting up their courses to cater to the well-prepared students, and in the process, they are sacrificing those less prepared. Such a choice makes sense if you mistakenly attribute the differences to talent. In that case, you want to optimize the educational benefits for the talented students, as they would be wasted on those with little talent. >>
« Bataille géopolitique autour de la 5G », par Evgeny Morozov https://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/62292 (paywall)
The level of self-criticism and transparency in this piece is just incredible for the #journalism standards I'm used to: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/11/business/media/new-york-times-rukmini-callimachi-caliphate.html (original fuck up aside, of course…)
« We report on [Italian, Swiss, and German] #Covid19 #ContactTracing app on commuter tram […]. The performance […] is similar to that of triggering notifications [at random] regardless of proximity. »
Source: #PlosOne https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0239943
#ImmuniApp #StopCovid #SwissCovid
« An Uninteresting Tour Through Why Our #Research #Papers Aren't Accessible » https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/2851581.2892588 #a11y
« La Cnil demande l’arrêt du stockage de nos données de santé par Microsoft » (Health Data Hub) https://www.mediapart.fr/journal/france/091020/la-cnil-demande-l-arret-du-stockage-de-nos-donnees-de-sante-par-microsoft
article réservé aux personnes abonnées
« What’s the Point If We Can’t Have Fun? » by @davidgraeber on @thebafflermag (2014) https://thebaffler.com/salvos/whats-the-point-if-we-cant-have-fun
The ActivityPub Panel
ActivityPub is now a widely adopted #standard
... but how did it become a standard in the first place?
Q&A FRI, 14:30 UTC
Conservancy is excited to announce we've received a grant from ARDC to pursue a new #copyleft compliance strategy to help people take more control over our devices. https://sfconservancy.org/news/2020/oct/01/new-copyleft-strategy-launched-with-ARDC-grant/
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