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I have IceCat on my phone because it also seemed like the easy option.

I use because it's the default. Should I (i) care more, or (ii) use a different browser?

Are there companies out there that develop open source software for governments and public institutions?

I feel like there should be some, as governments typically require some guarantees, support, project managers, etc. I imagine that those companies would be #coops allocating the work to members.

I have two sets of teaching evaluations, with scores on a five-point scale and student comments. How should I present them? Scores and all the comments? Selected positive comments?

One thing that occurs to me is that while I think the scores are good, I don't have access to any comparisons.

I listened to this today:

It reminded me of the steps in the Mexico City metro, at Hidalgo if I recall correctly, that are piano keys which play a tune as one walks on them. That was definitely awesome city design, in the sense used in the podcast.

Hey everyone! For a philosophy essay, I'm conducting a short survey. I estimate it takes about 2 to 3 minutes. It'd help me a lot if you could participate and/or boost this tweet.

Here is the link:

Thank you! :)

Thanks to the #FDroid community, Fairphone is now the first phone manufacturer that offers a phone and an operating system that supports auto-updating of your open-source apps.

Read the blog here:

i'm currently at undergraduate level mathematics but i'm looking for resources to strengthen my grip on the subject. I think maths is really fun and I'd like to study it more. Do you guys have any ideas as how i might further my maths skills in my spare time. For example I'd lioe to know proofs. Im thinking of taking Computer Mathematics in University when I finish College in a year. thanks in advance!

A nice new resource for philosophers: The #Philosophy Paperboy | Stay updated on the latest #Papers

So I just released the first version of a new project aiming to make academic articles freely available. I'd love to hear what you think!

Here's the announcement post:

Anyone know where I can get an All Computers Are Broken laptop sticker? I can only find t-shirts.

I was at a party last night where someone told me that I look like Michel Foucault.

I would like to learn more programming.

I took an intro to programming course in a computer science department where I learnt some Python. I really enjoyed it.

Should I just pick a project and dive in? Using a different language? How do I choose?

Anyone have recommendations for a good intro to modern philosophy of science?

Thinking of reading one Oxford VSI a month for 2018, already have the Socialism and Communism titles, what should I order next?

@ipt looks good too.

Now I can write text, insert footnotes and citations, and turn it into a PDF. That's probably all a philosopher ought to want.

Anyone have a good Mac workflow for managing multiple current research projects (pdfs, docs, notes, markdown, code, graphics, opml, snippets, todos/reminders)?

Considering Devonthink Pro + Hazel

With some help from @ipt I've set up and

This looks like a nice set up for writing: cite keys complete from the bibliography I export from .

I brought back too because I have a few files.

I've installed with a clean config file. So far the only thing I've wanted to add back is UK English spelling for markdown files, and recognising .md as markdown.

I will need to look into adding references before I can write papers with it.

I currently export from Zotero to Biblatex with and insert citations with

Maybe I can streamline that a bit?