Exciting unintended typography! Using the League of Moveable Type's Junction font, the word "office" looks like "offfice", I guess because it applies an ff ligature and then an fi ligature.

The existence of "markdown" implies the existence of

- matthewup
- lukeleft
- johnright

I made the Dune movie poster letters with math symbols

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Warning: film may contain spoilers for content of film

One of my dogs likes tennis balls and the other likes sticks. I am getting them this educational toy so that they will learn about topology.

You, a tech startup with millions in angel finance: made an app to turn handwritten maths into TeX.

Me, just the worst kind of smart alec: convinced a pen to turn TeX into handwritten maths

A history of mathematical notations
Book by Florian Cajori
In collections: History, Notation and conventions, Lists and catalogues
URL: maths.ed.ac.uk/~aar/papers/caj
Entry: read.somethingorotherwhatever.

@n8 Wiener deconvolution is pretty standard, and is provided by e.g. the scikit-image package for Python. I agree it would be useful to have it as a graphical app, though.

The term "non-technical" (as applied to people-in-the-software-business-other-than-programmers) is pretty obviously pejorative and biased; I think most people get that.

But some days it hits me just how delusional it is that the software business refers to itself as "the tech industry", as if other things are _not_ technology. Like, go build a microscope, genius; then you can get back to spouting off about how the world revolves around NodeJS....

Tired: Camps to teach "non technical" people to become software developers.

Wired: Camps to teach programmers how to write, design, participate in a community, and all the other things.

Tom Lehrer has released his songs and lyrics into the public domain.

tomlehrersongs.com/

What a nice thing to do.

A universal differential equation
Article by Lee A. Rubel
In collections: Fun maths facts, Unusual computers
There exists a non trivial fourth-order algebraic differential equation \[P(y',y'',y''',y'''') = 0,\] where \(P\) is a polynomial in four variables, with integer coefficients, such that for any continuous function \(\phi\) on \((-\infty,\infty)\) and for any positive continuous function \(\varepsilon(t)\) on...
URL: projecteuclid.org/euclid.bams/
Entry: read.somethingorotherwhatever.

monospace font recommendation 

@elilla I would use them in a distraction-free writing mode.

monospace font recommendation 

@elilla Wait, you use Emacs too? I’m not sure I knew this.

I haven’t used plain Emacs for a long time, though (I used Spacemacs for a while, but have recently started converting to Doom Emacs.)

monospace font recommendation 

@elilla I’m with you! Also because Iosevka has the right metrics for mixing with CJK text.

By the way, did you know that Iosevka has proportional variants as well?

@melissaboiko@scholar.social OMG yes! Even a 漢和字典 module for Pleco would be useful.

monospace font recommendation 

@elilla Also the recently-released “Recursive” font: recursive.design/.

monospace font recommendation 

for the record, some new "coding ligatures" fonts that have decent international support:

Iosevka
typeof.net/Iosevka/

agave
github.com/agarick/agave

Hasklig
github.com/i-tu/Hasklig
(from parent Source Code Pro)

Mensch
robey.lag.net/2010/06/21/mensc
(from parent Menlo)

Victor Mono
rubjo.github.io/victor-mono/

found via programmingfonts.org/

I like the _idea_ of Victor Mono but I think Iosevka looks better…none of them are as cute as Fira :(

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