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Tip of the Week: How can I optimize large images?
By Ryan Looney

If you have large images, and run into issues compiling, or approach your file size limit, we have some tips to help you!

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An Introduction to LuaTeX (Part 1): What is it—and what makes it so different?
By Graham Douglas
Image Credit: By Per Erik Strandberg

Image Credit: By Per Erik Strandberg sv:User:PER9000 - Own work, CC BY-SA 2.5, Link

In this first article of a new series on LuaTeX, we provide a non-technical background and introduction to help you better understand this incredibly powerful TeX engine: why/how its design enables users to build, design and create a wide range of solutions to complex typesetting and document engineering problems.

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Grace Hopper Celebration 2017
By Ryan Looney

When I boarded my flight from RIC to MCO, I had no doubt I was on the right plane. There were a few families headed for the Orlando amusement parks, but nearly everyone on the plane was female, a little on the nerdy side (myself included), and clearly headed for a party. The Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) is part conference and part job fair, but as the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, the total experience is much more.

Hopper T shirt and name badge
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Tip of the Week: Project Versioning and History
By Ryan Looney

Did you know that you can save and restore versions of your Overleaf projects? Pro and Pro+ users can even view the full history of their projects.

History and Revisions button
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Author interview with Will Cong – Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago
By John Hammersley

Lin William Cong is an assistant professor of Finance and PhD advisor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and faculty member at the Center for East Asian Studies. He recently reached out to Overleaf to offer his compliments on our service, and we took the opportunity to ask him a few questions about collaboration – what it means to him and how it's part of the challenges and successes of his work.

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