Die meisten Argumente, die den Einsatz von Microsoft im Bildungswesen befürworten, entstehen aus Unwissenheit bzw. der Angst vor Neuem.

Eine Entlarvung der häufigsten Microsoft-Mythen. 🧙‍♂️


Gestern hat @digitalcourage einen Text von mir über das Konzept #1OrtFürÖffentlichenCode veröffentlicht:


tl;dr: Gebt den #eGov-Codern ein #GitLab!

Heute habe ich unten eine Box mit Links zum Thema #digitaleSouveränität angehängt. Klickt sie jetzt!!1

“Harassers are nice to me, and probably to you” leaddev.com/harassers-are-nice

-I feel like I make clumsy attempts at explaining parts of this to fellow whites men on a regular basis, but the article sets it out much more clearly than I manage.


Next FOSDEM: 6 & 7 February 2021, online

FOSDEM 2021 will take place on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 February 2021 as an online event.

Please bear with us while we work out the specifics. Further details and calls for participation will be announced in the coming weeks.

This is why I love the . The default camera is rather substandard compared to other phones. Solution? Don't buy a new phone - swap the camera in your existing phone.


We missed out this years #sysadminday2020 (System Administrator Appreciation Day).

As we use quite a lot useful services provided by @gwdg@twitter.com : Thank you! 🙏🍰🍦

Following most of the rules (unbeknownst) has really helped my team's performance during the last couple of months as well as my personal sanity in after first signs of accumulated stress a few weeks back.

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Unsere 📌 Jobwand ist in diesem Jahr virtuell:

Bitte leitet die Info rechtzeitig an Eure HR-Abteilungen weiter - bzw. bereitet Eure Anzeige / Online-Portfolios vor :)

#Stellenangebote #Stellengesuche #jobs #it #opensource

Sometimes I wish we had something like de-SSI (German software Sustainability Institute) to be able to participate in a coordinated fashion within @resdatall@twitter.com or @ResearchSoft research software activities. Worth a check! (SJ) t.co/CH27EgQui2

If I'm ever hiring someone by reviewing their Github profile, I'm going to look through comments that they leave on other projects first.

It tells you a lot more about the person than the code that they list tells you about their skill level.

Have an idea for #SORSE? Looking for collaborators? Good news: The #deRSE20 TOPIC BAZAAR lives on in #SORSE!

Have something/-one you'd 🧡 to hear (about)? #SORSE may make that happen, just add your wish to the WISHLIST!

🏁 t.co/5YIdp0n9Gc

#MakeAWish #Collaborate #RSEng t.co/o5W1top1c8

Sad that #deRSE20 has been cancelled? Here's the new premier venue to submit RSE conf contributions to: #SORSE. Brought to you as a truly intl. collaborative effort by the @RSE_de@twitter.com, @ResearchSoftEng, @ResearchSoftEng, @nl_rse, @us_rse, @nordic_rse, #beRSE, et al. communities! t.co/BTU8tzZNbm

I'm a new postdoc at the University of Washington eScience Institute. My PhD is in physics but I'm transitioning to developing statistical learning techniques/software for neuroimaging data. More info at autofq.org/.

I'm a fan of open science and reproducibility. I enjoy climbing, hiking, and growing up all over again with my daughter.

I'm looking to engage with people with similar research interests and who can help me further develop myself as a data scientist.

qn on academic job interviews in DE 

Does anyone know of a guide to academic job interviews in the German tradition for clueless Anglos? I read and speak German but there are still things about German academe that I don't know I don't know.

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