German parenting, actual nazis Show more

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mathematics, academia, culture Show more

TeX in real life Show more

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@Standesamt2018 ich sah sehr viele Geschlechtseintrag-Aufkleber in Berlin!

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Smelvetica - If you really hate someone teach them to recognize bad keming

tholman.com/smelvetica

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If you think CSS is hard, good, tell your boss. Perhaps then frontend devs that focus on HTML and CSS will get the same respect and pay as those that focus on JS.

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We've released! #GNOME 3.30 "Almería" is officially available. Have a look at what's new: gnome.org/news/2018/09/gnome-3

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A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. -- Grace Hopper

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Presentation laptop has problems, three engineers on stage trying to fix it.
From the audience: Have you tried turning it off and on again?
Laptop owner: It's not windows it's a mac, you buy a new one.
#MonitoramaEU

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what do you call that thing that you use to light cigarettes and candles and stuff?

the world: lighter
germany: FIRE THING

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A notational conventions question: It's common to write \(\sin(x)\) as \(\sin x\), omitting the brackets. It's not just laziness: it makes the text less busy. \(\log \log n\) is easier to parse than \(\log(\log(n))\). Which functions is it OK to do this for? Is \(\operatorname{f} x\) OK?

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This blog post (on the proper blog! yay!) was prompted by a review I’ve been doing on some old research notes: “Neither Paper Nor Digital Does Active Reading Well” baldurbjarnason.com/2018/09/03.

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Linux now represents 100 percent of the supercomputer market, 90 percent of the cloud, 82 percent of the smartphone market and 62 percent of the embedded systems market.

serverwatch.com/server-news/li

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“The (broken) economics of OSS – Matt Klein – Medium”

“If our industry was better at analyzing true TCO, I fully believe that making money off of OSS would be substantially easier.”

The discussion around OSS economics mirrors the discussion around ... notes.baldurbjarnason.com/2018

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Mathstodon

A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make \(\pi z^2 \times a\) jokes.

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