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
@Fairphone Hey folks, do you think the protective case for the Fairphone 4 will be available before the device starts shipping? I'd really like to have it shipped together with the phone rather than having to pay for shipping twice... Thanks!
@djsundog Well that's some nice news to wake up to! I had no idea they were working on one, but I'm a big big fan of Splinter.
It's on its way to the queue!
@bnjbvr I wholeheartedly support this attempt to bring to an end the hegemony of English in computing.
Liberté, égalité, sécurité (de la mémoire)!
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!
My interests, in no particular order: physics, programming (esp. API design), music (esp. weird), left-leaning politics.
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