Archive for the Science Category

Beatiful Typsetting with LaTex… not

Very funny – via Dirk Riehle:

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Teaching Modelling with #Eclipse #Papyrus?

I received a very interesting report on modeling in the classroom, from Grischa Liebel from the University of Gothenburg. While

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Formal Methods find Bug in Sort Code

For what it’s worth: http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/Fehler-in-Standardsortieralgorithmus-mit-formalen-Methoden-aufgedeckt-2570944.html

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Twinkle, twinkle…

Finally, the scientifically correct version of the Twinkle, Twinkle song!

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ACM considers open access proponents “IP Communists”

A commentary by Dirk Riehle brought my attention to the latest ACM Editorial, where Mr. Vardi states that "the open

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Finally: climate realism instead of climate skepticism #economist

Climate change: In the balance | The Economist http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21600080-new-report-ipcc-implies-climate-exceptionalism-notion

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Good grates for ReConf Talks

The Organizers of ReConf 2013 just distributed the results from the feedback sheets.  Participants had to rate presentations on a

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ARcTIC 2012

In less than a month, the conference ARcTIC 2012 takes place in Bologna.  The final program has just been published

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Dijkstra – The Three Golden Rules for Successful Scientific Research

For personal reference posted here: “Raise your quality standards as high as you can live with, avoid wasting your time

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The One Million Dollar Paranormal Challenge

Not exactly new (the Challenge has been running since 1964), but still interesting: The James Randi Educational Foundation challenges people

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