Monthly Archives: September 2013

IPython in-depth: high-productivity interactive and parallel python

Good in depth IPython tutorial. I am playing around with IPython as a tool for doing interactive data analysis much like how many people use R.  pyvideo.org – IPython in-depth: high-productivity interactive and parallel python.  

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Dancers and dizziness

I am assuming the same is true with pilots that have to do a lot of acrobatic maneuvers “Ballet dancers’ brains suppress signals to stop dizziness” http://feedly.com/k/1azM5or

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Review of Brian M. Linn’s The Philippine War, 1899-1902

Brian M. Linn in his book The Philippine War, 1899-1902 develops a solid foundation for understanding the United States’ military operations in the Philippine Archipelago.[1]  Professor Linn argues in his book that the Philippine War has often been misrepresented as … Continue reading

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Review of Eric Foner’s Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877

One of the more confusing and misunderstood era’s of American history is the Reconstruction.  Various schools of thought have analyzed this period from a number of perspectives but one thing they have all had in common is they have tended … Continue reading

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Why ‘Drink More Water’? – James Hamblin – The Atlantic

Sadly the myths about drinking 8 glasses of water keeps getting resurrected. It is pretty amazing how someones comments can be repeated so often that people start to believe it as a fact and even widely cite it.  Why ‘Drink … Continue reading

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Researchers go into battle to test Bronze Age weapons | History Extra

Hopologists everywhere should find this interesting:    “Previous research has looked at marks on weapons in one-to-one fights but we are also trying to replicate small-group combat situations as this would result in different markings on the metal. “Already during … Continue reading

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Smart use of digital piracy monitoring

“Netflix follows the pirates to decide which shows to pick up” http://feedly.com/k/19VKsB0

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