Crowdsourcing projects from the British Library | LibCrowds
Crowdsourcing projects for improving access to the collections held at the British Library.
crowdsourcing  reserach  collaboration  volunteering 
3 hours ago
ICDS – International Centre for Defence and Security
Aims to advance the transatlantic community’s strategic thinking on the security challenges facing the Baltic-Nordic region, from armed or cyber attacks to threats against social cohesion and energy security.
estonia  research  defence  policy  thinktank 
4 days ago
End-user programming
Musing on end-user programming, claims that were are not there yet.
programming  history  end-user-computing  essay 
4 weeks ago
Tools for building interactive textbooks.
opencontent  textbook  education  programming  interactive 
4 weeks ago
Welcome! - Code Shelter
Volunteer software developers that aim to help with maintaining popular open source projects whose authors need a hand or don't have the time to maintain them any more.
collaboration  contribution  project  programming 
8 weeks ago
Car Cost per Year - New vs Used | Hacker News
Its to best to byu about 8 years old car and switch cars every eight years. Or same with 10 year old vechile.
car  usage  economy 
8 weeks ago
Haskell for Readers
Lecture syllabus for learning Haskell.
haskell  learning  programming  tutorial 
10 weeks ago
volt | fast native desktop client for all major messaging services
Non-bloat alternative client for mainstream social networks and web services.
chat  messaging  twitter  client  productivity 
10 weeks ago
imagemagick - Convert PDF to image with high resolution - Stack Overflow
Normally I extract the embedded image with 'pdfimages' at the native resolution, then use ImageMagick's convert to the needed format:

$ pdfimages -list fileName.pdf

ls -1 *.pdf | xargs -I {} pdfimages -all {} ./images/{}
$ pdfimages fileName.pdf fileName # save in .ppm format
$ convert fileName-000.ppm fileName-000.png
this generate the best and smallest result file.

Note: For lossy JPG embedded images, you had to use -j:

$ pdfimages -j fileName.pdf fileName # save in .jpg fo...
pdf  conversion  jpg  convert  images  workflow 
11 weeks ago
Serves ABBYY Finereader OCR from the cloud via REST API.
sdk  abbyy  finereader  rest  automation 
12 weeks ago
Shortkeys (Custom Keyboard Shortcuts) - Chrome Web Store
Extension for extending Chrome's build-in shortcut functionality.
chrome  productivity  shortcut 
12 weeks ago
Fermentation and Daily Life
Philosophical and practical musing on fermentation
food  fermentation  health  biology 
12 weeks ago
Copernicus - Open Access Hub
Complete, free and open access to Sentinel-1, Sentinel-2, Sentinel-3 and Sentinel-5P user products.
sentinel  sar  satellite 
january 2019
Xerte Community
Toolkit for creating shareable elearning content.
elearning  repository  toolkit  interactive  course  learning 
december 2018
Essays - Gwern.net
Absolutely fascinating personal website.
inspiration  person  research  quantified-self 
december 2018
LED Strain | Hacker News
Discussion on good quality LED lighting.
led  lightning  home  health 
december 2018
The little black book of scams | ACCC
Published by Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
education  scamming  advice  book 
december 2018
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