I'm coming up to two years of using Linux for all my academic work. I think that it was a good decision. ūüźß

Maybe in the new year I should have a proper look at Emacs/Org mode.

@twsh I've written a bunch of stuff in org-mode. I find it very useful to interweave to-dos and outlines of incomplete sections with completed text.

@twsh zim-wiki looks nice. I've used FosWiki for at least a decade, though, so I'm pretty committed. It has a full web interface too, so I can edit from anywhere (cough my phone /cough).

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Scholar Social

A Mastodon instance for academics

Scholar Social is meant for: researchers, grad students, librarians, archivists, undergrads, academically inclined high schoolers, educators of all levels, journal editors, research assistants, professors, administrators‚ÄĒanyone involved in academia who is willing to engage with others respectfully.

We strive to be a safe space for queer people and other minorities, recognizing that there can only be academic freedom where the existence and validity of interlocutors' identities is taken as axiomatic.

"A Mastodon profile you can be proud to put on the last slide of a presentation at a conference"

"Official" monthly journal club!

(Participation is, of course, optional)

Scholar Social features a monthly "official" journal club, in which we try to read and comment on a paper of interest.

Any user of Scholar Social can suggest an article by sending the DOI by direct message to @socrates@scholar.social and one will be chosen by random lottery on the last day of the month. We ask that you only submit articles that are from *outside* your own field of study to try to ensure that the papers we read are accessible and interesting to non-experts.

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