Rafael G. González-Acuña came up with an equation that provides an analytical solution for counteracting spherical aberration in lenses.
gizmodo.com/a-mexican-physicis

I like how this Vice article on newly discovered public domain books (because 80% of authors didn't extend their copyright after 28 years prior to 1964) mentions the Mastodon bot @SecretlyPublicDomain in passing. Yay for the Fediverse, and the public domain!

is been a fantastic experience! I'm looking forward to attend the next year!

Link: thi.ng - computational design tools for Clojure 

I'm announcing panthera: a #Clojure wrapper around pandas and numpy for all your data sciencey work!

The library is still alpha, but there's already a lot of stuff to have fun with. So give it a run, if you like it star it and any kind of feedback is accepted!!!

github.com/alanmarazzi/panther

Something went wrong today. Hetzner, my hosting provider, altered me that there was an ongoing attack on my server between 15.00 and 16.00 CEST.

In that hour, the incoming traffic of has been of 694 GB... :O

I am organizing a coding competition where you have to build a static blog generator with a mystery feature (that will be revealed little by little in the next few months).

We have already one sponsor and are actively looking for other sponsors to reward the participants 🥇 🥈 🥉 (goodies, cloud credits, books...).

Checkout: git.sr.ht/~schemers/competitio

Boost appreciated!

I'll do my best to release 1.7 next week (7th July), then I'll merge support into master and I do really hope to release 1.8 during this summer.

The website migration is still incomplete too: I've to restore comments and content's web pages need to be updated/adjusted.

We do also need a review of opened bugs and a list of things to be implemented (sorted by priority?).

If you want to help, there's a lot to do! Let's

What do we want?

Lazy evaluation!

When do we want it?

Only when it is needed!!!!

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