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 listened to this today: https://hiphination.org/episodes/season-2-episode-4-freedom-and-hostile-design-jan-23rd-2018/
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.
This series has some good philosophers in it: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCURj_t8MSVNkal7OYxu_FgQ
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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!
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: https://medium.com/p/announcing-flockademic-academic-led-publishing-6339235c57ba
@ipt https://github.com/vim-pandoc/vim-markdownfootnotes 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.
I've installed #neovim 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 https://github.com/retorquere/zotero-better-bibtex and insert #pandoc citations with https://github.com/twsh/unite-bibtex
Maybe I can streamline that a bit?
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