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Just realized I never did an on Fediscience...
So hi there! (better late than never)
I'm a physicist by training doing a postdoc on and

I like books, and I'm generally interested in and
I mostly talk about my research fields here, if you want to hear about FLOSS, (in) and , check my alt: @tfardet

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I was looking for a tool in to do ...
I did not find anything I really liked, but stumbled on an old git repo with promising PRs:

A day later, I have a good enough tool for my use cases:

If you want to check it out or hunt bugs, it's now on Pypi: pip install mpl-chord-diagram

Hello! Scholar.Social is excited to host the second #SummerSchool, a free, indisciplinary online academic conference - roughly spanning 7/26-8/4 🌞

We'll be looking for: people to help organize, moderators for the presentations, and presenters! Stay tuned for more details 👀

You can check out past presentations here:

Decent Patterns has released design patterns that can be used for protocols, applications and user interfaces of #decentralized applications.

When you hear the word "graph" what do you think of?

#math #maths #Mathematics #GraphTheory #science

I found Stanislas Dehaene's "How We Learn: Why Brains Learn Better Than Any Machine … for Now" to be an excellent synthesis of the current state of scientific knowledge regarding learning and cognitive development.

Recommended for all learners & those who teach them. Full review:

In a nutshell, the dipoles are created due to the conservation law (current somewhere must be compensated elsewhere), usually coupling dendrites to the soma.
Because the fields created are rather weak, they are especially relevant in regions where cells and neurites are well ordered/aligned and become notably strong when synchronous activity occurs.
This is because, as everything here is linear, these similar fields/potentials sum up.

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"The origin of extracellular fields and currents — EEG, ECoG, LFP and spikes" by Buzsáki et al. (2012)

I'd been hearing/reading interesting stuff about ephaptic coupling (distant interactions between via EM fields) and wanted to know more.

Coupled to this preprint it gave me a nice overview of neurons as EM emitting and the main sources of EM-based effects.

instance block recommandation

- has no real moderation policy and uses a homophobic slur
- the admin ( boosts transphobic contents / explicit nazis accounts / racist contents
- uses of bots (wich don’t respect the #nobot tag) for malevolent purposes.

#fediadmin #fediblock

and even if they didn't publish their data with their paper, I can extract it from their figures with Webplotdigitizer 😈

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One of my favorite moments when writing up my science: when I think "wow, it would really help me figure out these results if someone measured [x]." Then I go look and find out that yes, someone had exactly that idea and published it, including the raw data! Science never happens in a vacuum, and publishing results and data in an open way really helps other additional science happen, often in fields far removed from the original author's.


A confused bird in a chipped egg shell.

I read a lot.

I am learning about things like complexity science, information science, and network science.

Fascinated by swarm intelligence, the emergence of collective beliefs, and social information dynamics.

Hermetic philosopher and mystic. Practitioner of the magic of dissolving and reforming reality tunnels through language.

Nonbinary, they/them.

I have an account at @vortex_egg where I may post about more computer hackery stuff.

Hi - I'm Andreas Erbe, #corrosion and interface chemistry at NTNU Trondheim, Norway. Background from Germany, worked in UK and Taiwan before. Physical chemist by training, worked with biologists, biochemists, physicists, medical people, engineers from many fields, ....

Energy conversion. Interface Science. Technical expertise with in situ #spectroscopy, #electrochemistry.

The penguin OS, online privacy, many other issues aside.

Looking for inspiration here!

I wrote a little post about the war of attrition (game theory) with two players. It's intended mostly for a graduate audience:

All of this was in other places, but it took me a while to understand this fully and felt it was good to share it all in one place since it would have saved me a lot of time.

Interesting new preprint from the Institut Pasteur:
variants (P1 🇧🇷 and B1.351 🇿🇦) can infect mice, while the original virus variant could not.


#Faculty positions open in "#Quantum Information Science and #Engineering", "#Artificial #Intelligence", "Molecular and #Cell #Biology" and other areas at #OIST, the #Okinawa Institute of #Science and #Technology Graduate University. Application deadline: April 30th.

Towards Readable Code in Neuroscience

Yet another nice example of epic failure in scientific publishing: a paper about readability and accessibility behind a

Hi #Fediverse, I have a #FediQuestion (well mostly a #MastoQuestion but I'm interested in answers for other platforms).

When I search for hashtags, does the server query:
1. all servers it knows?
2. all hashtags available in the federated timeline?
3. something else?

I'm sure I found the answer to this a long time ago but I cannot find it again...
Thanks in advance!

#askFedi #askMastodon

This may interest young students (16-20 or 2 years before/after high school graduation) looking for a in .

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