Many useful answers below. But few are making the following point:
Mendeley is proprietary, while @firstname.lastname@example.org is free software.
Mendeley belongs to Elsevier. They are interested in syphoning information. They can and do pull the plug.
You use @email@example.com, but Mendeley uses you!
Oggi inizia così, con una nuova perla di Analog Africa, «Edo Funk Explosion Vol.1».
Mastodon works by aggregating people in distinct servers that are connected in a horizontal network, where people can interact freely.
In research, scientists usually work in research centers and collaborate worldwide in a distributed network.
The two things overlap nicely and could be potentially synergic. If we concentrated our efforts on building a Mastodon instance in every big research institution, we may grow a federated scientific network that is free from commercial apps.
I would very much like a tight loop of this as a literal screensaver.
A few days ago I realized that my dog is able to generalize the command "go around". I initially taught her to go from the front door of the house to another on the back. Then I realized that she was understanding what I meant with two other doors. But what stroke me was that she understood perfectly the command when I said "go around" in front of a closed gate and she had to circumvent a long fence to come to me.
Well... This gal took Social Distancing to the extreme.
She's 21 and just became the youngest female to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean
21-year-old Jasmine Harrison became the youngest female to row solo across any ocean Saturday, according to Atlantic Campaigns, the organizer of the 2020 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, which takes racers more than 3,000 miles from Spain to Antigua & Barbuda.
Last year, we spent 51 days at sea during the passage from Japan to Canada, it was the hardest thing we had ever done. We kept a physical logbook of daily happenings onboard. This is that logbook, revised, and with a ton of extra notes.
basically, I love trying to understand how nature works, be it with math, models, computer code or at an irrational level.