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I'm a Post-Doctoral Fellow in atmospheric remote sensing at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I first came to Stack Exchange for practical reasons: Tex.SE has been of major help when I wrote my licentiate (midterm) thesis. Since then, I have discovered the joy of many websites. As my network profile will show, I'm interested in travel, outdoor, scientific skepticism, and as I work in academia, also in academia and LaTeX.

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History of Science and Mathematics

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Politics

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English Language Learners

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Sustainable Living

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Space Exploration

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Earth Science

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History of Science and Mathematics

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Pastafarianism

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Books

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MATLAB

For MATLAB students, developers, and researchers who are engaged in numerical computation, visualization, programming, data analysis, algorithm development, model creation and applications using MATLAB.
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Constructed Languages

For people who wish to learn, practice, or discuss constructed languages such as Esperanto, Interlingua, Lojban, Klingon, and others. Questions about cultures that have developed among speakers of these languages are also welcome.
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Feminism and Gender Equality

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LGBT+

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Veganism

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Social Conventions

For people who need help with how to respond in certain situations as well as raising awareness amid people on how to communicate without any issues [Concerning talking to the deaf and blind etc.]
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