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Time flies like an arrow. Yesterday (or 10 years ago) thanks to Hans Hagen and many others we managed to make Hermann Zapf meet Don Knuth at EuroTeX 2005 in Pont-à-Mousson. Great moment.  Hermann Zapf helped a lot Don Knuth with TeX and MetaFont. They worked closely at this time (circa 1980) and they hadn't met since then.
 
A wonderful obituary for #HermannZapf in the New York Times.
Mr. Zapf found expression in subtly inventive typefaces that have brought words to readers on paper, on signposts, on monuments and on computer screens for more than half a century.
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Posted by Mark Seaborn, sandbox builder and breaker, with contributions by Thomas Dullien, reverse engineer [This guest post continues Project Zero’s practice of promoting excellence in security research on the Project Zero b...
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I was disappointed when Google gave up. In 2007, the company announced a bold initiative to fight global warming: Google’s Goal: Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal Creates renewable energy R&D ...
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Nancy Pelosi's husband leads the list with shares worth between $1 million and $5 million.
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You make a good point about the value in some randomization. I actually did my undergraduate research based on genetic/evolutionary algorithm and, of course, a small factor of "mutation" is absolutely necessary to avoid premature convergence on local extrema.
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Did anybody tried to configure the unicode-fonts package under Windows? Any good advice on what font(s) to use and how to set them up?
Currently org-entities is replacing many LaTeX symbols in my org buffers, but I miss some. I have the feeling that unicode-fonts could help to fill the holes. Does it play well with org-entities?
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Thanks +Xah Lee , I'll try that. Currently using Consolas font, maybe not the best Idea. I had the hope to complete it with Cambria math.
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(Emmy) Noether's Theorem may be the most important theoretical result in modern physics.
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Are you a European citizen? Are you against bank secrecy and tax havens?
Then you may be interested in supporting this European Citizen's Initiative:
https://ec.europa.eu/citizens-initiative/REQ-ECI-2014-000009/public/?lang=en
One million signatures and the EC will be compelled to act.
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Who needs an iPhone 6 (for example :-) )?
http://blog.highfivehq.com/posts/a-little-known-hack-from-japan-to-get-your-notebook-organized
It is amazing what spatial and visual organization can achieve ... without much technology.
Tools like Evernote make organizing and finding information really simple. Yet despite that, I still often find myself using the humble notebook to jot down valuable ideas, especially when I'm on the go. However notebooks are hard to organize your ideas. You either split your notebook into ...
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Wanna learn how to fly?
http://history.nasa.gov/ap12fj/pdf/a12_sa507-flightmanual.pdf
Amazing what one can find on the Internet!
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You can look for Saturn V on ELPA (I'm damned sure someone wrote a package for flying Saturn V from Emacs!), but I doubt the reverse is possible.
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Emacs 24.4 for Windows 64bits, optimized, full DLLs set:
http://semantic.supelec.fr/popineau/downloads/emacs-w64-24.4-1.zip
and
http://semantic.supelec.fr/popineau/programming-emacs.html#sec-2
for some explanations.
This version is using system malloc and mmaped buffers.
Please report about problems if any.
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+Fabrice Popineau  Thank you for compiling the Emacs!  Works really fine (bzr117129).
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A man may take to drink because he feels himself to be a failure, and then fail all the more completely because he drinks. It is rather the same thing that is happening to the English language. It becomes ugly and inaccurate because our thoughts are foolish, but the slovenliness of our language ...
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+Nick Alcock Qi is (was ?) definitely an interesting initiative.
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