Still catching up with 24Accessibility posts for this year, but I just read Olivier Nourry’s on ‘How Ableism Leads to Inaccessibility’. It’s a must-read:
There's been some progress in producing actual free software builds of the Android SDK. We'll need some help tp bring it over the finish line: https://forum.f-droid.org/t/call-for-help-making-free-software-builds-of-the-android-sdk/4685
#foss #fdroid #android
“Ironically enough, it seems that one of the most reliable findings in #psychology is that only half of psychological studies can be successfully repeated.” ― https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/11/psychologys-replication-crisis-real/576223/
“Changing Quasar” illustration by #JessicaRossier
MicroBlocks -- a new beginner-friendly programming language for micro-controllers has joined Conservancy. Welcome! https://sfconservancy.org/news/2018/nov/20/microblocksjoin/
“Yet at the same time #QFT is often used and taught in the same way as magic in Hogwarts: mechanically, blindly following prescriptions from old dusty books, without a deeper understanding of the sense and meaning.”
“One is #astrophysics where there are much better prospects of experimental progress. The cosmos is a natural collider that is constantly testing fundamental interactions independently of current fashions or funding agencies.” ― http://resonaances.blogspot.com/2018/03/where-were-we.html
That was a wonderful story and writing. Thank you for it #AmandaGefter.
‘In 2003, #Wheeler was still chasing the meaning of existence. “I am as far as can be imagined from being able to speak so reasonably about ‘How come existence’!” he wrote in his journal. “Not much time left to find out!”
On April 13, 2008, in Hightstown, N.J., at the age of 96, John Archibald Wheeler finally lost his race against time. That stubbornly persistent illusion.’ ― http://nautil.us/issue/66/clockwork/haunted-by-his-brother-he-revolutionized-physics-rp
Proud to welcome @ReproBuilds into the fold! They help you make sure your #freesoftware is exactly what you think it is, no more and no less. https://sfconservancy.org/news/2018/nov/08/rbjoins/
“Back when fMRI was developed, back in the ’90s, what we call the “bad old days” of neuroimaging, there was a lot of what we called “Blobology”: putting people in scanners and hunting around for “blobs” of activity in the brain.” ― http://nautil.us/issue/60/searches/why-happiness-is-hard-to-findin-the-brain
PS I have a feeling that we are still in “bad old days” of programing.
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