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Jean-Marc Liotier

Jean-Marc Liotier

Infovore, geek, father, photography, roller-skating, cycling, Africa, Free software, open networks, adventure, wargaming, cooking and more geekery.
Geosmin is an organic compound that contributes to the strong scent (petrichor) that occurs in the air when rain falls after a dry spell of weather. It is produced by a type of Actinobacteria.
Sub-Saharan Africa produced 10% more food per person in 2011 than in 1991. But the numbers of undernourished people rose by 40% in the same period.
Tactics for raising a moral child are different from those used for encouraging achievement: #education
Barbie exposure may limit girls' career imagination:
Girls who played with dolls were then asked about future careers. Those who played with Barbie more likely to envision traditional pink-collar jobs than were girls who played with Mrs. Potato Head. - Jean-Marc Liotier
Suzanne Sadedin's answer to : menstruation - what is the evolutionary or biological purpose of having periods ?
Heartbleed certificate revocation tsunami yet to arrive -
Applied Heartbleed - demonstration of how to fetch Nginx's private SSL key:
NSA "found Heartbeat glitch shortly after its introduction … became a basic part of the agency’s toolkit" :
“They are going to be completely shredded by the computer security community for this” - oh yeah... - Jean-Marc Liotier
This isn't just heartbleed: this is the USA bleeding out resources, principles and its own security on an insane power trip. - Jean-Marc Liotier
Online army helps map Guinea's Ebola outbreak -
Effective immediately the Mapbox orbital imagery is 100% available for tracing in Openstreetmap, including all high resolution DigitalGlobe imagery - thank you Mapbox !, or how not to do bandwidth tests:
Is your private key secure ?
Z(4430) signal. Whoah - "exotic hadrons" !
Until I read this article I had the fuzziest idea about how a neural network does its magic - now it is slightly less fuzzy...
Eurosceptics try to convince you that they protect you against #Europe whereas it is Europe that protects you against the states. #elections
And now we interrupt our regular advertising program for a quick word from our operating system : Windows XP end of support is on April 8th 2014 -
Tabula extracts CSV data from tables in PDF files
The Stockholm “Telephone Tower” - just so you don't feel too bad about how your cables are organized:
Happy 0-day to you, happy 0-day to you, happy 0-day dear Internet, happy 0-day to you ! Test your servers for Heartbleed (CVE-2014-0160) : - and upgrade today !
“The Bayer CEO going on record to say that they did not develop a cancer medicine for the Indian market but only for ‘western patients who can afford it’ -
France opposes Net Neutrality because "IPTV risks no longer being considered a special service": - well... That's the whole point of Net Neutrality !
Please take a moment to remember #Rwanda twenty years ago. Don't do it with a politician or anyone who says everything is clear...
"Today, sexy is a man on a loaded cargo bike" -
Guide to fuse replacement: - The numbers of the fire department and the local ambulance service should be along the bottom of that image...
Gasoline-loving spiders cause Mazda car recall for second time:
Evangelizing data quality is hopeless - don't sweat it. Just wait until people use the data and you will quickly have plenty of converts !
Prevention is a hard sell - Todd Hoff
Not only torture didn't produce useful information (as usual) but the CIA attempted to justify its horrible morals by lying it does:
Negotiation cultures worldwide, explained with diagrams:
Where everyone in the world is migrating — in one gorgeous chart:
Source and interactive version: - Jean-Marc Liotier
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