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Archive for February 12th, 2016

Meet the Robin Hood of Science | Big Think

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/02/12

How one researcher created a pirate bay for science more powerful than even libraries at top universities.

Source: Meet the Robin Hood of Science | Big Think

The first pirate website in the world to open mass and public access to tens of millions research papers

Source: Sci-Hub: removing barriers in the way of science

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Blast from the past Windows 2003 Service Pack 1..2 era hotpatching

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/02/12

For a short while (from Windows 2003 Service Pack 1 till Windows 2003 service pack 2) some updates used Windows Hotpatching.

Some links on the how/why and how to abuse it:

All because of this little post:

Hier ein Einblick in die Denkweise von Leuten, die Software auf CD-ROM verteilen und bei denen Release Zyklen in Monaten und nicht Minuten gemessen werd… – Kristian Köhntopp – Google+

–jeroen

 

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Inkscape Bezier Tutorial 1 and 2 – YouTube

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/02/12

Interesting Inkscape tutorials:

–jeroen

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Het Achterhuis (Anne Frank) – Wikisource – wayback machine

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/02/12

Wayback machine copy of Het Achterhuis (Anne Frank) – Wikisource

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