Exporting Facebook birthdays

  1. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/birthdays/.
  2. IMPORTANT: Scroll all the way down to the bottom to load the birthdays for the year.
  3. While still on the Facebook birthdays page, open up a Javascript console by using a keyboard shortcut. In Chrome, use Option + ⌘ + J (on macOS) or Shift + CTRL + J (on Windows/Linux). A warning might show about this method being used for malicious purposes. Feel free to audit this code if you don’t trust it.
  4. Paste in this snippet:
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An introduction to computer algebra

A computer algebra system, or CAS, is a program that allows the user to enter mathematical expressions and perform calculations on them. For example, a general computer algebra system can help with the following tasks:

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