Update: Coordinated raids of Zwiebelfreunde at various locations in Germany: Court has confirmed that the searches and seizures were illegal. - torservers.net blog - blog.torservers.net/20180704/c

My Ubuntu 18.04 is regualrly reporting errors with nautilus, xwayland, and gnome-shell. I'm not sure what to do about it.

I went to a philosophy conference in Iceland. I had fun. Boiling water coming up from the ground is a great thing.

Re: #FlyingLess - noflyclimatesci.org/biographie

I'm a perpetual digital nomad, but committed to not flying at the beginning of 2018.

I'm not a climate scientist, but as a recent academic I took major advantage of the international conference circuit to travel as much as possible during my PhD.

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In short if you can swing it, finding alternative ways to travel without flying is the bomb.

#travel

rhiaro.co.uk/2018/08/flyingles

@bthall @cstanhope Yes, I like the idea of having everything available as text so that I can investigate it in whatever way seems useful.

@Antanicus I will look into it. I don't want to not be getting updates. I'm assuming I can get all the apps I have now from F-Droid and not notice the difference much.

I'm going to spend a significant amount of time in London, for the first time in my life. I've lived in the capital cities of three countries other than the one I was born in (Oslo, Ciudad de México, Dublin).

@Fairphone Hi! Do you know when there will be a Fairphone OS/Open update? The last one was in April, I think: code.fairphone.com/projects/fa

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boost if you consider yourself a student, academic or scholar and see the need for CWs 📚

@kellerfuchs Right. And I feel that having access to a computer ought to make it better somehow, but I don't quite know how.

@kellerfuchs I had a notebook for when I was reading and a text file for planning each paper I wrote. It was nice and simple but doesn't work when the paper notes are from years ago and I've forgotten the context.

@Manuela Ways of working and/or tools. I have a preference for something that doesn't require me to be in front of a computer all the time. I would prefer offline unless there's a compelling reason.

I already use Zim and that seems like a good tool for me: zim-wiki.org/

@cstanhope I think that I should put the notes that need preserving in a personal wiki or something every week or so. Maybe that should be my new academic year resolution.

@cstanhope That's what I do now except that I'm bad at updating the contents. And now I have ten years worth of notebooks in two different countries. I can solve the country problem by remembering to get the one's in my mother's basement. The other one is more difficult.

I think that I had a good system for taking notes when I was a (grad) student. Now I find that I need to access things that I read longer ago, and make connections among more things. This might be a result of working on projects for longer. I've definitely read advice on note taking for a specific course or paper, but I don't think that I know of any for a life long research project like 'understand how language works'.

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