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mbpfan moved to linux-on-mac organization

I have just moved mbpfan to the linux-on-mac Github organization. That means that I am formally not the owner of mbpfan anymore. That is fine, though! As explained in issue #194: I started this project back in 2012 as a way to fix some annoyances I was having with GNU/Linux on a MacBook Pro and as a way to refresh my knowledge of C. It turned out I was not the only one annoyed with the situation...

mbpfan v2.0.0 with universal sensor detection, man page, support for clang, and more

This should perhaps be codenamed “nobody-will-believe-I-released-it”. After almost two years of no stable releases, I am proud (and also a bit ashamed) of announcing mbpfan v2.0.0. Download it here Compare all changes here. Major improvements Support for CentOS using new kernel but old sensors path #92 Universal support for sensors path regardless of kernel version #92 Added man page...

My OS X Docker images for LAMP are no longer necessary

I learned recently that Docker for Mac v1.12.0 has finally a working solution for mounted volumes with proper read/write permissions.
So I am happy to announce that my Docker project osx-docker-lamp and its minor sisters osx-docker-mysql and osx-docker-apache-php are no longer necessary. Thank you for the support!

rchiveit 1.4.0

I am pleased to announce the availability of rchiveit v1.4.0. This version corrects a few minor bugs, including one when a journal has more than one publishers. It removes the quite annoying scrollTo action, which used to happen before the results where returned. Rchiveit now returns more entries when multiple results are retrieved. It correctly represnts SHERPA/RoMEO’s subject to...

rchiveit v1.3.0 – blazing fast

I am pleased to announce the availability of rchiveit v1.3.0. This version features a strong code cleanup and a cache system. This means that if you are not the first one looking for a specific term, the results will be displayed amazingly fast. The cache system is temporary. It keeps the searched records for 7 days. The version is already live at . If you visited rchiveit before, you may want to...

Review: Journal of Open Research Software

Update 2014-o6-20: I revised this blog post, and I published it as a journal article in The Winnower. Cite it as D. Graziotin,  “An author-based review of the Journal of Open Research Software”, The Winnower, 2014. DOI: 10.15200/winn.140326.62772. Many questions arise while browsing an unknown, yet promising journal website. How will the editorial process work? Will the submission be acknowledged...

Introducing SEMAT Essence Accelerator

It is a pleasure for me to announce a stable public release of SematAcc – the SEMAT Essence Accelerator. SematAcc is a web positioning system for SEMAT Essence Theory of Software Engineering. It provides practical ways to learn the Essence theory, as it enables a web positioning system to represent a software system status using Essence Kernel (currently, only the Concerns, Alphas and the...

tl;dr legal – understand and apply opensource licenses, for humans.

tl;dr legal – understand and apply opensource licenses, for humans.

Have you ever wondered whether you should go with GNU Lesser General Public License v3 or the MIT License? What does the Microsoft Public License say, by the way? We need tools to visualize software licenses in order to better understand them, respect them and (eventually) apply them to our software systems. tl;dr legal is a marvelous website, which helps you to understand the most famous open...

mbpfan v1.4.0 is out

It is a pleasure for me to announce the immediate availability of mbpfan version 1.4.0. The project attempt is to write a simple, lightweight, yet highly efficient program to adjust the CPU and the other fans of Macbook and Macbook Pro laptops running GNU/Linux. This project could not accept its destiny to be a insignificant, C refresh task. Instead, mbpfan rapidly captivated the attention of the...

What is next? (an update after Summer vacation)

I am slowly going back to real life. The last 7-8 months have been intense and challenging for me. On 23rd July I successfully graduated with a Master of Science degree in Computer Science (Software Engineering). The thesis comprised two intense empirical researches on the role of affective states for software developers. Thereafter, I spent a wonderful week in Majorca, to completely relax. I...

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dgraziotin

Dr. Daniel Graziotin is a senior researcher (Akademischer Rat) at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. His research interests include human, behavioral, and psychological aspects of empirical software engineering, studies of science, and open science. He is associate editor at the Journal of Open Research Software and academic editor at the Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal. Daniel was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers in 2017, the European Design Award (bronze) in 2016, and the Data Journalism Award in 2015. He received his Ph.D. in computer science at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy.