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Bonjour mastodon,

À l'approche du bac, la bibliothèque de Montreuil organise une opération révisions. Le principe est simple : les lycéens travaillent dans la bibliothèque, et des étudiants (ou autres personnes ayant les compétences adéquates) bénévoles les aident dans leurs révisions quand ils en ont besoin.



CryptPad has a freedom & privacy respecting version of Google Drive, as well as a whole suite of end-to-end encrypted office tools (docs, sheets, etc). AGPL v3.


Very exciting call for research:

Mozilla has an interest in potentially integrating more of Tor into Firefox 🔥

Tor has never been deployed at this scale, so there are a lot of considerations to research before giving this a try.

Learn more & apply for Mozilla's Research Grant:

Five Hints for Modern #LaTeX 

So what's the good way of dumping a couple gigs of data (mostly images) to accompany your paper onto the internet? I know you can put it... somewhere... get a DOI, and say in the paper where it is, but so like, WHERE do I dump it?

I recently learned that environmental historian Bill Cronon has a whole website dedicated to teaching research methods - much of it is geared for undergraduates new to research but I'm still getting a lot out of it and you might too

In case you're looking for a replacement to is a good one. Supports the tabular views and synchronization via :

Hello, we don't live in a meritocracy, and there's no such thing, it's a fake idea

That's all

Good to have it in mind, looking at the military spendings. These aren't proportional…

Could somebody throw at me a distribution of science budgets by country? A chart of top N, or raw data by years, by categories — all's good.


We wrote an open letter (in French) to protest against France's renewal of their Elsevier subscription for 4 more years:

Solar energy output generally tied to the sunspot cycle. The Sun is more active and producing more energy when at the peak of the sunspot cycle than it is when at the trough.

Do you ever look at the Wikipedia pages for numbers? They're rather interesting. In a nerdy kind of way.,000

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