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I should probably do a proper masto

I'm Vicky. I'm a librarian focusing on research reproducibility + research data management.
I gave an interview about me/my work recently:

I love FOSS, open access, open educational resources, open EVERYTHING

I hate the corporate capture of scholarship

I co-founded an open source, open access repo for LIS scholarship:

I also love my super cute black cat Little Boss & my partner @remram44

ONE open arXiv tab, ah ha ha!

TWO open arXiv tabs, ah ha ha!


EIGHT open arXiv tabs, ah ha ha!

HTML5 ping tracking โ€“ Firefox :firefox: will enable it by default:

โ€“ HTML5 ping attributes can be used to track people if they click a link (<a href=โ€ฆ ping=โ€ฆ>) by sending POST requests to an arbitrary amount of hosts
โ€“ tracking is possible without any JavaScript, or Cookies
โ€“ Steve Gibson talked about it in Security Now 709:
โ€“ ping is enabled in Chrome, Opera, Edge, Safari by default

#html5 #ping #tracking #firefox #mozilla

After years of insisting that DRM in HTML wouldn't block open source implementations, Google says it won't support open source implementations

#DRM #EME #Google

Feels so good to be in France and finally have a vacation ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ–ค

Interesting #preprint:

๐Ÿ“„ Perceptions and impacts of gender inequality in the geosciences are strongly gendered :OpenAccess:

Academic job market joke Show more

Ok , I need you help finding a free/libre open source () tool that works on + (or can be installed on a server) that does the following:

* Hand written notes
* Typed notes
* Import & handwrite over images
* Import & highlight & handwrite over PDFs/text docs

I want basically a FLOSS equivalent of Microsoft OneNote for when I start grad school in the fall.

@remram44 and I have been looking, to no avail...

Two great #WomenInSTEM: Computer scientist Katie Bouman and Margaret Hamilton.

Katie with her awesome stack of hard drives for #EHTBlackhole image data ๐Ÿ˜.

Margaret and her Apollo Guidance Computer source code ๐Ÿ“š.

After Matrix has restored its major services, they noticed that the GPG keys used for signing packages where compromised.

The key IDs are:

AD0592FE47F0DF61 (synapse)
E019645248E8F4A1 (Riot/Web)

Please make sure to no longer use those keys.

#matrix #Riot #infosec #security

Baby's first commit to Wayback master!! ๐ŸŽ‰ It only took me 3.5 years ๐Ÿ˜… Watch out now

Thesis mention Show more

Zuckerberg mention; Strong language Show more

I am getting increasingly nervous about my panel the closer it gets to the time....๐Ÿ˜–

I suck at sleeping when I'm away from Remi and LB!

Plus side of not sleeping though: my slides for my talk are done!

Excited yet? #nextcloud 16RC1 is here! Time to help us finish that end-sprint and get it as stable and polished as possible for the final release!

How To Be An Ethical Consumer:

- Don't buy from Amazon
- Spend half an hour researching where else you can buy the thing you want
- Order it from a small business
- The small business orders it from Amazon and just has it shipped to you
- Oh no
- There's no ethical consumption in a system with these fucked up power dynamics

I really appreciated how @dsalo underscored that any terms you have to agree to in order to have a university email account, an ID card, etc., are not terms entered into on an even footing. They are "Agree to our terms or don't get a degree."

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Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more