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Social Coop friends. I teach a Media class and want to introduce platform coop and other alternative tools. In addition to our own social.coop, DuckDuckGo, Firefox Klar, what do you consider indispensable tools for everyday users of SNS?

Do I know any EU employment law specialists who like/understand Creative Commons licensing and could comment on this? github.com/liberapay/liberapay

@osaka Hi! Will your paper 'Censorship and Surveillance in the Digital Age' be comprehensible to a philosopher?

Does anybody know if there's a common way of buying/selling used complete back issues of peer-reviewed journals? Especially very low cost.

Philosophy friends: what are some good papers to read on emergent properties of complex systems?

I reread Richard Cartwright's 'Propositions' today and found the part where he writes: 'Moore is reported to have once had a nightmare in which he was unable to distinguish propositions from tables.' Presumably it's G. E. Moore. I would like to know that story.

Any academics/librarians do podcasting around here?

I think I'm going to try out Arch Linux. Something is not clear to me: if I follow the main installation guide on the wiki, it's not going to erase Windows, right? But I should set up partitions beforehand, probably?

Anyone know of any good GRE math study resources?

Is there an #open hardware or open firmware e-ink #ereader? I'd like fewer of my hours to be mediated by my phone, but only have a finite stack of paper books to read.

What can I read to learn about best practice for storing data in a digital humanities project? In particular, a database of historical records.

Can anyone recommend any simple image tuning/manipulation software for desktop #Linux? I'm looking for something like #Snapseed for Android. #Darktable seems too technical, and I can't find simple things like cropping. I'm comfortable in the #GIMP, but it seems a bit overkill for things like adjusting colors, and I like having presets for applying common effects.

I find this hard, because I only like text.

I've been asked to recommend some videos about metaethics to second year undergraduates.

I don't think I've said on this instance how good I think the Open Logic Project is.

openlogicproject.org/

Hey anyone with a Windows machine and Beaker Browser? I'm trying to figure out a bug in some software, but I only have access to Macs and Linuxes

Help me out here, fediverse:

I have never encountered the word "bowdlerise" until today but read it in 3 totally separate articles.

I remember reading that there was some explanation for such a phenomenon and would be interested in reading about said phenomenon again, but I can't remember what it's called...

Anyone know?

I applied for a job today which told me not to use PhD supervisors as referees. I haven't seen that before.

I've tried AutoKey (the version 90.4 that you can get with apt on Ubuntu 16.04), but it doesn't work reliably. Has anybody had any luck with something functionally equivalent?

github.com/autokey-py3/autokey