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#2021

2021-03-23

  • new Python C API, under development, supported by CPython, PyPy and Cython developers, seems to have lost some steam recently #python

2021-03-07

2021-01-24

  • New page: Scientific/Technological Progress

2020

2020-12-13

  • Website: Cameras and lenses explaining optical principles with really nice interactive visualizations
  • Hifiberry OS Linux distribution optimized for audio playback (on raspberry pie)
  • Beocrate Amplifier Developed originally to re-use older B&O speakers, the Beocreate 4-channel amplifier can also be used as an amplifier for “normal” speakers.

2020-12-07

2020-11-18

  • present A #terminal based presentation tool with colors and effects
  • hstr #zsh history suggestions
  • nnn file manager for the #terminal

2020-10-20

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2020-08-04

  • uPlot small & fast #plotting library - #javascript #charts
  • Moonlander new #Ergodox inspired #keyboard
  • vscodium Free/Libre Open Source Software Binaries of #VSCode #oss #editor
  • starboard #Notebook in the browser, think #jupyter for html, js, css #webdev
  • pylance new #python plugin for #VSCode, closed source

2020-07-31

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  • Chalice python framework for writing AWS lambda functions
  • Talk on Terraform & Postgres not sure if it really works like advertised for tables
  • Zappa Serverless python web applications on lambda and api gateway

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  • https://openpaper.work/en/ Sorting documents is a machine’s job. With Paperwork, scan or import your documents and find them back in a snap
  • OCRmyPDF adds an OCR text layer to scanned PDF files, allowing them to be searched

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2019

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  • bidict bidirectional mapping (dict) for python

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2017

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  • xi A modern editor with a backend written in Rust, supposed to be really fast, built for Mac OS X
  • Rope Science Posts on the science behind rope, a data structure for text editing, used by xi
  • keyboard shortcuts on github

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  • Pijul (GPL2), new DVCS, based on a sound theory of patches, which makes it easy to learn and use, and really distributed.
  • Mastodon, free, decentralised twitter clone
  • neural network zoo

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free ebook week

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what I found when I closed about 100 tabs in Firefox

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  • converting pdfs for better readibility on smaller screens:

    • k2pdfopt
    • cut2col (cuts two column layouts to one column layout)
    • Dontprint firefox/chrome extension to send scientific articles to your e-reader directly from the websites of most journals and preprint servers.
  • muchsync Muchsync brings notmuch to all of your computers by synchronizing your mail messages and notmuch tags across machines.

  • Muchsync brings notmuch to all of your computers by synchronizing your mail messages and notmuch tags across machines.

  • abunchoftags experimental (and probably incomplete) tag syncing between gmail tags (using X-Keywords) and notmuch tags

2016

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  • SOSbrutalism database that currently contains over 1000 Brutalist buildings

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  • moreutils collection of tools that could (should?) be classic Unix tools, I especially like vidir (via BSDnow)

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  • Terminals are weird explains some “odd” behavior of terminals, especially what CTRL and ALT do

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  • Timewarrior “Timewarrior is a companion to Taskwarrior, which tracks time, and then shows reports. It is intended to replace the timesheet command in Taskwarrior, and add much, much more.”

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  • termux a terminal for Android with built in GNU/FOSS ecosystem, including apt

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=== alternative python interpreters ===

  • Pyjion, extension of CPython with a JIT, looks like it only runs on Windows ATM, from Microsoft
  • Pyston, LLVM based JIT, from Dropbox, only python 2.7 on Linux (Ubuntu)

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  • Beagle Board x15 new Beagle Board, does look nice, but has too much of everything: 2 x 1Gb NICs, GPU (HDMI), 2 DSPs, 3 x USB 3.0, eSATA, 240 GPIO Pins, Analog Audio In and Out
  • fcron Fcron has also much more functionalities : you can also set a nice value to a job, run it depending on the system load average and much more !

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  • new podcast by two OpenBSD developers garbage.fm (via BSDNow)

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  • new open source email client N1 backend via
  • jmap, transport-agnostic, stateless JSON-based API for synchronising a mail client with a mail server

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