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ilex  ·  62 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 25, 2020

Thanks! The FAQ they link to about 'on-hold' publications just says "may take a few days" but I will keep being patient as I'm sure they're both understaffed and more busy than usual thanks to everyone having to stay out of the lab and work on papers instead.

Devac  ·  62 days ago  ·  link  ·  

No problem. And, yeah, it's probably for the best to keep calm while they deal with what's certainly more than their usual problems. What's your paper about, if you don't me prying?

BTW, I recently found this utility, and it's been proving itself invaluable.

ilex  ·  62 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Detexify is the only practical use I've found so far for the touchscreen on my laptop!

The paper's on stuff I did for undergrad research ages ago that just never got published. We wanted to see if we could detect static shocks to a computer using only software running on the computer and it turns out that yes you can probably do that, although it's tricky. Looking back on it I wish we had had better experimental methodology but fortunately the project's been revived in a slightly different form so hopefully my dreams will come to pass.