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This year I've the honor of co-chairing (with Valentina Lenarduzzi) the program committee of — a well-known (17th ed.) for researchers, practitioners, and communities.

Check-out the at oss2021.org/track/oss-2021-pap … submissions welcome! (deadline 2021-01-10)

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We're hiring a to work with @swheritage, @Inria and @MSFTResearch on large-scale in software engineering.
Full details and application instructions at: softwareheritage.org/2020/07/1

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We've massively revamped our offer. If you're a interested in and its long-term preservation have a look at wiki.softwareheritage.org/wiki and/or let me know. (They are all paid internships hosted by @Inria and co-supervised by me.)

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New personal best @semiparis: 1h45m51s. Amazing weather, if not for the heavy contrary wind in the last 5k... Thanks .

has someone drunkenly hit C-t again?

if name.startswith(('assert', 'assret')):
raise AttributeError("Attributes cannot start with 'assert' or 'assret'")

github.com/python/cpython/blob

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. 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. >>

aps.org/publications/apsnews/2

#physics #education

« Bataille géopolitique autour de la 5G », par Evgeny Morozov monde-diplomatique.fr/62292 (paywall)

The level of self-criticism and transparency in this piece is just incredible for the standards I'm used to: nytimes.com/2020/10/11/busines (original fuck up aside, of course…)

« In today's world of fast-paced internet services deployment, owning IP has become considerably less important than turning research results into innovative products as quickly as possible, and deploying them at scale. » — Yann LeCun, Business Insider, 2018-08-03
(h/t Tobie Langel)

« We report on [Italian, Swiss, and German] app on commuter tram […]. The performance […] is similar to that of triggering notifications [at random] regardless of proximity. »
Source: journals.plos.org/plosone/arti

If you're a user/geek, I'm looking for references/discussions explaining why does not generate accessible out-of-the-box and what's the current status about fixing it. TIA !

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« La Cnil demande l’arrêt du stockage de nos données de santé par Microsoft » (Health Data Hub) mediapart.fr/journal/france/09

article réservé aux personnes abonnées

This year I've the honor of co-chairing (with Valentina Lenarduzzi) the program committee of — a well-known (17th ed.) for researchers, practitioners, and communities.

Check-out the at oss2021.org/track/oss-2021-pap … submissions welcome! (deadline 2021-01-10)

« What’s the Point If We Can’t Have Fun? » by @davidgraeber on @thebafflermag (2014) thebaffler.com/salvos/whats-th

The ActivityPub Panel

Authors of the #ActivityPub #protocol
incl. Jessica Tallon, Amy Guy, Evan Prodromou, and Erin Shepherd
moderated by Christopher Lemmer-Webber @cwebber

ActivityPub is now a widely adopted #standard
... but how did it become a standard in the first place?

Hear about the process of getting ActivityPub all the way to #W3C #recommendation status from the people who made it happen […]!

VIDEO
conf.tube/videos/watch/6289920

Q&A FRI, 14:30 UTC
socialhub.activitypub.rocks/t/
#apconf2020

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. sfconservancy.org/news/2020/oc

i've got this suggestion (via twitter) which looks great at first sight: Quantified Self quantified-self.io/

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@zacchiro @jboy ActivityLog2 is what convinced me that Racket's GUI stuff is *more* than capable enough of building impressive applications

Hey, geek & friends!

Is there a tool that reads and provides an analysis dashboard similar to Garmin Connect/Strava?

I don't care if desktop- or Web based, as long as it's self-hostable.

Or should I write a bunch of pandas/matplotlib scripts for this?

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