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@Argus Good idea, I start to using before 15 days and looks nice.

😲 Version controls is a lifesaver. The same happened to me with a scientific article I was finishing in a hurry. One morning the file was empty. (After this I don't trust the editor called Zettlr)

For my dissertation, I basically have three sets of version history (of course each ignoring the others' extra files): Seafile, git and SpiderOak 🙂

Latent Dirichlet allocation (LDA) "offers developers a statistical explanation for the observed similarity and resultant clustering effects in a large document pool. It assumes that real texts will be the products of one or more generative topics that implicitly guide their contsruction and influence their word choices.

Just hit 7,000 words in the novel. Slowly, slowly, slowly, moving forward.

*breathes into paper bag

I opened up my novel and discovered a completely blank document. Everything was gone. I checked, and every backup was the same terrifying null.

Thank goodness maintains a version history. I recovered the doc and now I plan to maintain a FOURTH backup. 😌

Wouldn't this be amazing.

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Even years later, Twitter doesn’t delete your direct messages

When does "delete" really mean delete? Not always, or even at all, if you're Twitter.

OK, do I have this right?

communicates through by .

Equivalent to: a Canadian communicates through French by telephone.

Right? Server, protocol, client?

#Searx is an open source search engine which combines results from 70 other search engines while stripping away their trackers.

You can try it out on any public Searx instance, for example:

If you run a server, you can also install your own Searx instance:

It also works through @torproject if you want an extra layer of privacy.

#AlternativesAtoZ #SearchEngines

@Argus great for search, terrible for image searching

i self-host it

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Anyone know an ethical object-tracking tool? 🤔

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