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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.
An interactive guide to the Fourier Transform, using fruit smoothie recipes
As an aside, I just realized the relationship between trigonometry and the Pythagorean theorem: "1 = cos(t)^2 + sin(t)^2" - now it all makes sense ! Why didn't it enter my thick skull when I was in high school is anyone's guess - maybe it was never introduced to me that way... Or maybe I was asleep because I couldn't see the point - I guess I should have introduced myself to radio sooner ! - Jean-Marc Liotier
Hong Kong has too many poor people to allow direct elections, leader says
“If it’s entirely a numbers game—numeric representation—then obviously you’d be talking to half the people in Hong Kong [that] earn less than US$1,800 a month. You would end up with that kind of politics and policies” - Jean-Marc Liotier
Quarantining people without providing social security income is a great incentive for others to try escaping quarantine: - way to go USA !
MM 40 Block 3: turbojet (2x range of solid fuel rocket), 3D navigation, time-of-flight management for salvo compression -
Details of how Inmarsat analyzed MH370's orbital radio communications to estimate its flight path
Are you aware of what your mobile network operator can do to your terminal over the air ? And how frighteningly vulnerable it is ?
The QGIS QuickOSM plugin lets you easily fetch a selection of Openstreetmap objects: - one-stop shop for public geographical data to play with !
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): a brief history of an agenda for corporate plunder
Only a handful of MEPs have access to #TTIP negotiating texts. Today MEPs protested outside "secure reading room": via
What is a trade deal for if it doesn’t even create trade ? #TTIP
Cincinnati Bike Map - a beautiful example of a practical urban cycling map, Openstreetmap-based:
Details of how it was produced, on the Openstreetmap wiki: - Jean-Marc Liotier
What do the French, the Saudi Arabians and the Queen of Hearts have in common ?
Medecins Sans Frontieres says that amid collapsing health systems, people in the countries worst affected are too afraid to report all Ebola cases -
"Worse Is Better" has evolved into a monster.
Seniors orgy in Belgium, 7 deaths -
'ISIS advancing on two fonts' - Let's hope one of them is Comic Sans... Who doesn't hate Comic Sans ?
"Humorous disparagement creates the perception of a shared standard of tolerance of discrimination that may guide behavior when people believe others feel the same way" - TL;DR: sexist & racists jokes are not funny.
Marco from Czech Republic makes kids and adults happy with his bubbles - a glycerin-free secret recipe !
Two-wheel drive electric assist bicycle FAQ:
Bicycle uses heart rate to control amount of assistance from electric motor:
Ebola still barely rates among the continent’s big killers. Far more deaths are attributable every day in west Africa to malaria, diarrhoea and HIV/AIDS.
What will it take to run a 2-hour marathon ?
Contemporary malware not only checks whether it runs inside a debugger but also if the session's username is a known security researcher:
What is the problem with TTIP and CETA ? The three-minutes brief:
Why have we failed to prevent atavistic xenophobic instincts from gaining political expression ? http://stumblingandmumbling.ty...
Re: Watch: NASA video ‘Manufacturing a Large Composite Rocket Fuel Tank’ -
"Answer to my own question in this video:" - Jean-Marc Liotier
Re: Watch: NASA video ‘Manufacturing a Large Composite Rocket Fuel Tank’ -
"So they also have an oven big enough to cure that fairly large bit of resin ?" - Jean-Marc Liotier
What Médecins Sans Frontières started working with in Congo vs. what Openstreetmap gave them:
'Incompetent systems' - systems that can't fix themselves... The state we’re in ?
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