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  1. Jan 2023
    1. https://github.com/rlaker/Obsidian-for-Academia/issues/1

      Perhaps I can circle back around to add in more of the specifics, both for the documentation and so people better understand what's going on and how things are dovetailed. Until then, the following two articles about setting up and using Obsidian with Zotero are fairly useful templates/walk throughs: - https://www.marianamontes.me/post/obsidian-and-zotero/ - https://nataliekraneiss.com/your-academic-reading-list-in-obsidian/

    1. f you have a sensor kit from Hollandse Luchten, we urge you to disconnect the humidity meter. We recently found out that the humidity

      They quit using these HoLu kits as the data was unrealiable. Here they were removing the humidity sensor as it was causing some problems

  2. Nov 2022
    1. personal (desktop)computers could be used to duplicate proprietary software programs. And concernsassociated with computer crime appeared during this phase because individuals couldnow use computing devices, including remote computer terminals, to break into anddisrupt the computer systems of large organizations.

      groups - Private citizens using personals computers to duplicate software and large orgs.

      issues - duplication and this type peer to peer file transfers are considered theft by many.

    2. included concerns aboutpersonal privacy, intellectual property, and computer crime. Privacy concerns, which hademerged during Phase 1 because of worries about the amount of personal informationthat could be collected by government agencies and stored in a centralized government-owned database, were exacerbated because electronic records containing personal andconfidential information could now also easily be exchanged between two or morecommercial databases in the private sector.

      issues - privacy concerns about privacy and intellectual property. Information could now be exchanged between the government and the private sector

    3. We examine ethical issues that cutacross the spectrum of devices and networked communication systems comprisingcybertechnology, from stand-alone computers to networked systems

      issues - cybernetics is a comprehensive term. It involves mobilization issues, entire systems of communication as well as the internet.

    4. These include concerns affecting privacy, confidentiality, anonym-ity, free speech, defamation, and so forth. For example, did Cutler violate the privacy andconfidentiality of her romantic partners through the remarks she made about them in heronline diary?

      Groups - public, private

      issues - just because something is posted anonymously doesn't mean it is private. Once ties can be made to the personal lives of very real people it all becomes public. So the conduct for what is done anonymously becomes an issue because it's harder to police behavior when there isn't a name attached to it. Who do you hold accountable? And what is the reach of the employer, is it fair for them to have oversight into the more intimate parts of their employees lives.

    5. “Megan Meier is a slut” and “Megan Meier is fat”—began to appear on MySpace.Meier, who was reported to have suffered from low self-esteem and depression, became increas-ingly distressed by the online harassment (cyberbullying) being directed at her

      issues - Harassment and degrading comments become easier to make when it's done online.

    1. I fail to understand how this is such a low priority. Code review is one of the most basic and critical portions of development lifecycle, and prior to discovery of this ticket I literally had to roll an entire other repository manager just to perform that correctly when I discovered entire directories of changes had been omitted from the Gitlab generated MR. We actually found that in order to get the change set fix to apply reliably, that it is required to add "?w=1" to the url even after updating the white space setting.
  3. Oct 2022
  4. Sep 2022
    1. e doubted most students knew they were signing up for long-term monitoring when they clicked to connect to the campus WiFi.

      Intentionally unclear and confusing terms of service

    2. The systems, he added, are isolating for students who don’t own smartphones,

      Impoverished: Not everyone has a smartphone. This makes another hurdle for impoverished people to jump over in order to receive an education.

    3. In Sasha’s case, Benz said, the university sent an adviser to knock on her door

      Sasha, "at risk" student Advisors knock on students' doors if their "at risk" score warrants it.

    4. It also generates a “risk score” for students based around factors such as how much time they spent in community centers or at the gym.

      Who is qualified to design such general parameters to assess an individual's "risk" score?

    5. The tracking systems, they worry, will infantilize students in the very place where they’re expected to grow into adults, further training them to see surveillance as a normal part of living, whether they like it or not.

      Bad Issues: Students losing the a sense of choice, which is an important area through which to grow.

    6. Dozens of schools now use such technology to monitor students’ academic performance, analyze their conduct or assess their mental health.

      Bad: Issues being that this sort of tracking is incredibly invasive, at best.

    7. When Syracuse University freshmen walk into professor Jeff Rubin’s Introduction to Information Technologies class, seven small Bluetooth beacons hidden around the Grant Auditorium lecture hall connect with an app on their smartphones and boost their “attendance points.”

      Syracuse Students Issues:Automatic attendance

    1. And algorithms designed to detect suspicious movement will inevitably flag disabled students and others who do not move in the way the platforms expect, he added.

      Disabled students at risk of being flagged with suspicious movements

    2. Facial recognition systems – which some proctoring platforms use to confirm the identity of the test taker – are less accurate with dark-skinned people, 
    3. bias in facial recognition but also because of the potential for data collection.

      Data Collection Bad tradeoff: privacy for convenience

    4. “There are so many systematic barriers preventing people like me from obtaining these degrees – and this is just another example of tha

      online exams may exacerbate systemic barriers for people with dark skin complexion

    1. access to financials, course schedules and grades, and outstanding fees via voice devices.

      This sort of information is very sensitive. While perhaps convenient to access, how secure is this data through these new technologies?

    1. "crisis many observers expressed concern that environmental issues would be put on the political backburner, treated as a ‘luxury’ that could be addressed only in times of prosperity" (188)

      opposite of patagonia "sale" in which we consider the earth the source of all wealth

    1. This hasn't yet been scheduled, but we're tracking it on our backlog as something we want to do this year. A few months ago, we arranged for additional capacity to address items like this that have waited for so long. Now that additional capacity is available, it's just a matter of scheduling based on relative priority. We're anxious to get this one done, and I hope to soon have a clearer date to post here.
  5. Aug 2022
  6. Jul 2022
    1. Companies set upfarms of servers running Web applications, with a load balancing system to route eachnew request to the least busy server. Storage area networks provided ultra-high-speedconnections between servers and disk pools. The technological lines separating main-frames, minicomputers, and personal computers were starting to blur

      The shift in Web storage

    2. The bigger point here is that Microsoft was never able to turn the Web into a pro-prietary system because it couldn’t match its domination of the browser side of theWeb with similar control over the servers that generated Web pages.
    3. Although the estab-lished Internet Relay Chat system, for exchanging real-time messages in chat roomsproved popular, other consumer-oriented messaging systems sprang up

      advent of chat rooms

    4. to situate thathistory firmly within the broader stories of the Internet and of computing

      Purpose of reading

    1. cornerstone of Lycos's technique was analysis of anchortext, or the descriptions of outbound links on a Web page, to get abetter idea of the meaning of the existing page.
    2. in 1996, it was impossible to create a pure play insearch that was economically viable. The market was still too imma-ture-robust business models were years from fruition.

      Monier was before his time when it came to search being economically viable.

    3. fu the Web took off, so did the basic problem of search.

      This was due to a lack of semantic abilities.

    1. irst Period The Loss of the Diamond (1848) The events related by Gabriel Betteredge, house-steward in the service of Julia, Lady Verinder.

      Change of first-person narrator lo lower class 'house-steward.' Is he more or less reliable as a narrator compared to the first upper class one?

  7. Mar 2022
  8. Feb 2022
    1. Shabari B., a Bengaluru resident, found 2020 challenging. Her daughter, now nine, did not take to online classes well. “She developed anxiety and this manifested in behavioural issues — she began to act out and would be rude to her teachers,” says the 44-year-old. The child missed her friends and her normal school day. Shabari’s younger child, now seven, was affected differently; the long months without seeing a single other person or going outside, affected his relationships with other people. “He used to be very vocal, but now he finds social situations very anxiety provoking,” says Shabari.

      Sisters face-off post-covid schooling behavioral issues

    1. Relations between the Centre and the States ruled by Opposition parties are strained due to various factors, ranging from questions related to GST, the partisan behaviour of central agencies, the Centre’s move to give itself absolute powers in the transfer of IAS, IPS and IFS officers and the overbearing attitude of several Governors.

      what are the issues faced by ruling opposition parties - Centre-state relations 2022 issues

      1. related to GST
      2. partisan behaviour of central agencies
      3. Centre's absolute power - transfer of IPS and IFS officers
      4. overbearing attitude of several Governors
  9. Jan 2022
    1. 5G C-band facility. It says the interference with the aircraft’s radio altimeter could prevent engine and braking systems from transitioning to landing mode, with a potential to affect the aircraft from stopping on the runway.

      5G C-band facility aircraft landing

    1. The ticket which tracks issues using Gmail with Thunderbird (Bug 402793)

      Notice how it was created >= 14 years ago and is still open.

      Notice how they just keep updating it by adding "Depends on:" "No longer depends on:" (cleaner than adding the details of those related/sub issues directly here)

  10. Dec 2021
    1. idea of common tests was initiated by Murli Manohar Joshi as the HRD Minister in the A.B. Vajpayee government. It found some support in the judgment of the Supreme Court in T.M.A. Pai Foundation (2002). NEET was notified by the Medical Council of India (MCI) in 2010 but in 2013, a three-judge majority decision in Christian Medical College Vellore Association vs Union of India and Others had struck down NEET.

      Neet History

  11. Nov 2021
    1. This is actively being worked on - for those interested you can follow the progress in https://github.com/snapcore/snapd/pull/10836
    2. Seeing how this has been treated for 4.5 years makes this seem like a pretty dysfunctional project. Please have mercy on your poor users and fix this.
    3. After 5 years there's still no fix. This is so annoying. I'm now getting rid of all snap packages and installing deb variants instead. Finally I'll purge snap and if these weird decisions keep on going I'll also move to another distro. Common Canonical. Seriously?
  12. Oct 2021
    1. historic temple (Candi no. 11) at the archaeological site of Bujang Valley, Kedah being demolished by a property developer. The developer claimed being unaware of the 1200 years old remains, which are related to the history of Hinduism and Buddhism in Malaysia, were on site.

      Malaysia Case

    2. demolition of Bok House in Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur in 2006 (shortly after NHA 2005 been gazetted) has raised questions about how heritage is being assessed.

      Case

  13. Sep 2021
    1. Sara and Shelbie, the editors of Vo i c e s from the Middle, invited us to say what we want to say, even to be blunt, about where we are and where we’re going in the teaching of language arts.

      Topic/Issue- "Language" - Touching in the subject of where we are, and where we are going in the teaching of language arts.

    1. The number of complaints across the issue tracker and the lack of substantive followup on many of those complaints should be ample evidence that these frustrated users exist and are likely about to leave Fenix behind in droves, if they haven't already.
  14. Jul 2021
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  18. Mar 2021
    1. However, since you haven't yet provided any details about how you built with Qt (Qt isn't officially supported, so you must have used a third party derivative of vim), and you haven't provided any detailed information about what error messages or malfunctions you're having with python-complete, it's not really possible to tell you how to fix the problem and get vim working with Qt.
    1. This issue hasn’t been deemed a high enough priority to be fixed yet. It will be addressed one day, I’m sure. There are many issues in GLib which many people on the internet think are important.
  19. Feb 2021
    1. Any progress on this issue?
    2. Sean, do you think someone can take a look at this? It's biting a lot of people and makes .or pretty much useless if you want the .or query to use a simple join, which is a pretty common use case. There are 57 likes in this issue alone.
    3. I was wondering what is the status of this issue? The PR that fixes the problem is rejected but this issue is still open, so is it going to be fixed or is it intended behaviour?
  20. Jan 2021
    1. By the nature of their profession, economists are often asked to expound on the appropriate role of government. In my opinion The Hand Behind the Invisible Hand provides us with a platform to discuss one of the most pressing issues of our time, namely the appropriate role of government.
    1. Snap gets rid of dependency mess. Good. Snap offers in one place FOSS and proprietary app’s. Here I am suspicious. It may be an advantage for a commercial app-store and for some users. But this advantage may lead to loss of comfort and flexibility for the many users that rely first on FOSS.
    2. snaps have many benefits that are huge: automatic updates List item shorter delivery times between develper and user possibility to use tracks and choose how much on the bleeding edge you want to be way more security and privacy, less dependency issues software available on the same versions independently of distributions and versions of distributions
  21. Dec 2020