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Cake day: May 25, 2020


Dissemin detects papers behind paywalls and helps their authors to upload them in one click to an open repository…

TinyTeX - A lightweight, cross-platform, portable, and easy-to-maintain LaTeX distribution based on TeX Live

TinyTeX is a custom LaTeX distribution based on TeX Live that is small in size (about 61Mb on macOS/Linux, and 94Mb on Windows when (g)zipped), but functions well in most cases, especially for R users. If you run into the problem of missing LaTeX packages, it should be super clear to you wha…

Autocracy Is Winning

If the 20th century was the story of slow, uneven progress toward the victory of liberal democracy over other ideologies—communism, fascism, virulent nationalism—the 21st century is, so far, a story of the reverse…


I use LessPass because it’s simple.

Many scientific articles are currently published in subscription journals and locked behind paywalls. This model impedes research and diverts public funding to parasitic publishers, while relying almost entirely on the unpaid work of researchers. We believe that science should evolve towards a diffe…

Guix-HPC — What’s in a package

There is no shortage of package managers. Each tool makes its own set of tradeoffs regarding speed, ease of use, customizability, and reproducibility. Guix occupies a sweet spot, providing reproducibility by design as pioneered by Nix, package customization à la Spack from the command line, the abil…

Honestly I’d like to have an email for every service I use as a precaution. Since email has really weak (to none) encryption by default.

It sounds to me that one of of the following type of services would answer this requirement:

Using a DELL XPS 13

Open your eyes

There’s a thread that lists some FLOSS StackOverflow alternatives here: https://lemmy.ml/post/38944

There’s LibreNews. It’s not perfect since it’s mainly news from BBC, but they plan to add more news sources in the future.