Dank @pfefferle kann man nun WordPress-Blogs Fediverse-tauglich machen. Dazu einfach das Plugin unter wordpress.org/plugins/activity installieren.

Edit: mal wieder ein schlampiger Umgang mit Links meinerseits🤦‍♂️, jetzt korrigiert, danke für den Hinweis 👍


open source economics 

kindle #epdrctn 

COUNTER, academic publishing 

Mitarbeiter_in (w/m/d) für die Stabsstelle „Wissen als Gemeingut“ und das Projektbüro, E13 TV-L, Teilzeit, befristet Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen | Bewerbungsfrist: 30.09.2019 sub.uni-goettingen.de/wir-uebe | jobs.openbiblio.eu/stellenange #openbibliojobs

Mitarbeiter_in (w/m/d) Gruppe Printmedien, Entgeltgruppe 9 TV-L, Vollzeit, befristet Niedersächssische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen | Bewerbungsfrist: 05.09.2019 sub.uni-goettingen.de/-PBLGS | jobs.openbiblio.eu/stellenange #openbibliojobs

Dr Hannah Fry has joined calls for a Hippocratic oath for tech & maths specialists.

"The issue has become urgent now that researchers are building systems that gather and sell personal data, exploit human frailties, and take on life-or-death decisions."


In meiner Gruppe Print-Medien der SUB Göttingen suchen wir für die Erwerbung + Katalogisierung von Literatur aus dem FID #Zentralasien eine Verstärkung für unser nettes Team:
sub.uni-goettingen.de/-PBLGS (E 9, Vollzeit, befristet)

Duffin–Schaeffer conjecture solved: quantamagazine.org/new-proof-s, arxiv.org/abs/1907.04593

This is about finding rational approximations to irrational numbers, like \(\pi\approx 355/113\). Given a criterion for how good an approximation you want, depending only on the denominator (for instance, allowing only prime denominators and seeking an approximation accurate to \(\pm 1/p^{3/2}\) for denominator \(p\)) the new theorem tells you when almost all irrationals have a good-enough approximation.

KISS fail 

And just so it's clear: this is a good thing. Not a bad thing.

It's a bit funny because it's unusual, but it isn't a bad thing.

The W3C publishing groups seem to be the only standards types who manage to go into this situation ('too many standards, let's solve it by making a new one') and end up with the same number of standards as they started with. 😝

How you can tell that W3C Web Publications are dead: Amazon is has joined the W3C with an eye towards improving their epub ingestion and ebook accessibility w3.org/2019/08/09-pbgsc-minute

stupid, tabs 

At what point do you discard the illusion that your baby is teething and admit to yourself that it's just leaking

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