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Want to access science-papers without paywall? 

There is a shadow library called sci-hub.
It'll help to get behind the paywalls of scientific journals.
Check en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sci-Hub for the latest websites as it's getting blocked frequently.
There is also a telegram bot (in case you already use telegram): telegram.me/scihubot
There is also a tor address. However, I never tried this one.

Who is using this (maybe illegal) service?
Everyone: doi.org/10.1126/science.aaf566

Enjoy.

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🤖 Mars has a visitor: #Perservance

after a 472 million kilometer journey, #Nasa 's robotic vehicle landed safely and as scheduled on #Mars.

But did you know that the underlying program #code is based on a multi-platform compatible #opensource #framework called F' (F Prime)?

github.com/nasa/fprime

#science #opensource #robot
#programming #c++

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Lemmy is the Fediverse's alternative to Reddit, allowing discussion and link-sharing in a familiar format. It's FOSS and federated, so different communities are hosted on different servers.

✅ You can try out Lemmy on its flagship server at lemmy.ml or find out more at join.lemmy.ml

It's currently only federating between Lemmy servers, but it will eventually federate with other Fediverse server types like Mastodon etc.

#FediTips #Fediverse #Reddit #Alternatives

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“Why I Still Use RSS - atthislink”

atthis.link/blog/2021/rss.html

I use RSS _a lot_. Over 90% of the links I post (like this one) I find through my feed reader. Trying to keep up with web development or publishing using social media feels like a very addictive way to accomplish nothing.

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#2425 mRNA Vaccine 

To ensure lasting immunity, doctors recommend destroying a second Death Star some time after the first.

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Real beasts!

Cape buffalo are known to kill lions, and can seek out and kill lion cubs, that's preventative punishment!

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This photo by Benoît Bussard in Maasai Mara of female leopard and her cub should win a 2021 trophy

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In light of the recents events with Signal, I'm going to also delete my Signal account later today.

For those who don't know what happened, see this: https://github.com/net4people/bbs/issues/63 (Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20210209133109/https://github.com/net4people/bbs/issues/63).
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Chinese Whistleblower Honored on Anniversary of His Death

The message was tucked into a bouquet of chrysanthemums left by a mourner at the back of Wuhan Central Hospital to honor a Chinese whistleblower doctor who died from the coronavirus a year ago. It was simply the number of a Bible verse: Matthew 5:10. "Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven," the verse reads. A year ago Sunday, Dr. Li Wenliang died from the virus first detected in this Chinese city.

voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/

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The number of rhinos killed in South Africa 2020 dropped by 33% ,official figures showed partly coronavirus lockdown severely limited poachers’ movements.

The gains were marginally reversed when movement restrictions were loosened.

At least 394 rhinos were slaughtered in 2020, down from the 594 recorded in the previous year, Environment Minister Barbara Creecy said in a statement.

Most of the rhinos — 245 — were killed in the Kruger National Park, a tourist magnet bordering Mozambique.

South Africa is the home to nearly 80 percent of the world’s rhinos.

According to the World Wide Fund for nature (WWF), 70% of rhino population are no more over the last decade due to drought and poaching.

A report released last month by the national parks agency found there were only 3,549 white rhinos and 268 black rhinos left in the Kruger.

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#africa #wildlife

https://schoolforafrica.org/news-articles/rhino/

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Replay looks interesting. And incredibly, it is a *Firefox-only* web dev tool. How often do you see those anymore? replay.io/

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Het recht om te repareren vereist een aanpassing in de auteurswet, namelijk dat de wettelijke bescherming voor digitale sloten, 'Digitaal Restrictie Management' (DRM), wordt afgeschaft. #DRM #RightToRepair
piratenpartij.nl/drm-schendt-c

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De Piratenpartij noemt uploadfilters "censuurmachines".

De Raad van State deelt onze kritiek: de huidige implementatie bedreigt onze vrije meningsuiting. #uploadfilters

Verplichte uploadfilters zijn in strijd met het censuurverbod.
piratenpartij.nl/wat-zijn-uplo

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Mastodon is een sociaal netwerk (vergelijkbaar met Twitter) dat gebruikt maakt van open webprotocollen en vrije software. Het is net zoals e-mail gedecentraliseerd. En dit is mijn server.