When your children ask ‘why is engineering important?’, show them this video
if you need a moment of pure bliss, might I recommend listening to this
I just found out that Microsoft is discontinuing its Academic website with Dec 31st: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/project/academic/articles/microsoft-academic-to-expand-horizons-with-community-driven-approach/
That's a damn shame. I much preferred their UI and their features to Google Scholar. I guess it's time to look into some alternatives listed in that article...
This is your periodic reminder that Cecil Taylor was a freaking bad-ass dude:
Teenage Engineering just dropped a mini-ITX chassis and my brain is going to melt
Aren't you tired from writing your Rust programs in English? Would you like to try something different, exotic and funny? Do you like saying "merde" a lot?
Here's my contribution to solve this problem: Rouille, a French Rust programming language.
I have a feature in this month’s Physics World on the role of free-and-open-source software in physics research.
Do read it and let me know what you think!
This came in the mail yesterday and ooooh boy! 🔥 What a record, what a quartet.
My interests, in no particular order: physics, programming (esp. API design), music (esp. weird), left-leaning politics.
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