AZULUM: A SHIFT IN DIRECTION: APPLE’S STRATEGY FOR... →
azulum: Just Getting Started At the end of the keynote unveiling the iPad with Retina Display, the first after Steve Jobs passed away, Tim Cook had some very curious parting words: Only Apple could deliver this kind of innovation in such a beautiful, integrated, and easy to use way. It’s what we…
Bin-summarise-smooth: a framework for visualising... →
Hadley Wickham is at it again. (via Instapaper)
What can data scientists learn from DevOps? – The... →
I have spent the better part of the last two years trying to learn dev skills to apply to my analysis. It’s. really the way of the future. (via Instapaper)
This 5-minute film was made in 48 hours, and tells... →
Sometimes a little constraint makes great art. (via Instapaper)
Buffalo's Parking-Free Medical Center Offers Some... →
millerstephen: This article about a transit-oriented medical center development in Buffalo, built without employee parking, instantly made me think of Providence. Or rather, what could be in Providence (emphasis added): $91 million has or is soon to be invested in real estate projects — primarily lofts and apartments…[in] the growing cluster of hospitals, medical offices and research...
Glimpses of Data: The CBO’s Snapshots →
Why National Science Foundation Grants in... →
Tall task: Grebien plans six-week sprint to... →
Where and When Did the Symbols “+” and “–”... →
[Miscellany] | A Letter to Paul Wolfowitz, by... →
Noahpinion: John Taylor's austerity model →
Modes, Medians and Means: A Unifying Perspective →
Hadley Wickham | Stories on Data Science and... →
In addition to Hadley building tons of tools that I use every day, I think he has a great perspective on what the real challenges are facing the data-savvy seeking to transform how we do our work. (via Instapaper)
Trust but verify: The real lessons of Campbell’s... →
This is so spot on it hurts.
The Best Sequester Plan in Washington →
What he said.
Why Americans Are the Weirdest People in the World →
I felt like I was saying, “Duh?!” a lot during this article, yet, it is probably still the most interesting and important article I read today. A social science must-read.
The Economics of Immigration | Jared Bernstein |... →
Sloppy Seconds # 2: Fat Kev Smith vs Jar Jar... →
Dell's Hilarious cycle of endless fail. →
True story: About 6 months before the Windows 7 launch, Dell sent a representative to Brown University’s bookstore to preview the software and show us the guts. I really liked where Windows 7 went and was excited to upgrade my Windows partition (I was using Ubuntu full time at that point) from XP. At the end of the conversation about Windows 7, the rep genuinely inquired with students...
leonsbuddydave: A programmer had a problem. He thought “I know, I’ll solve it with threads!”. has Now problems. two he
Economists have experiments figured out. What’s... →
We hold up iPhones and, if we’re relatively conscious of history, we point out...– Warren Ellis » How To See The Future (via neilio)
MacStories Interviews: John Siracusa →
I’m pretty sure that people who hate cities just haven’t yet confronted the fact...– John Roderick, [viaPMC Magazine] (via merlin)
Too Cute? →
Mac App Store: Year Two →
Convert DVDs to UltraViolet digital copies without... →
I would definitely pay for the equivalent of iTunes Match for movies, except skipping the part where I used an actual file. I’m looking into the process of finally ripping my collection of Blu-ray [^1] and I am not looking forward to it. It’s also a pain in the ass that there aren’t better devices to play HD video with full TrueHD sound for about $100 with a great interface. The...
Hypercritical: CES: Worse Products Through... →
siracusa: Watching the CES coverage out of the corner of my Internet eye, I’m reminded of exactly how bad most hardware makers are at writing software. Mat Honan summed it up nicely last month: No One Uses Smart TV Internet Because It Sucks. Amen to that. But it’s not just TVs. Who really likes the… Someone asked me recently about a “good smart TV”. The reality is there...
in which personaility is attributed to users based on their statistical software choice.
Why Core Knowledge: Lessons from West Wing →
Anti-GM Food is Sort of Like Anti-Climate Change →
America's Real Criminal Element: Lead →
There is significantly less use of public health research in education policy than there should be.
Design for test vs. design for API →
Pretty interesting take. Not clear to me that I would always chose one way over the other.
Conservative Rep. Todd Rokita Named Chairman of... →
Pretty reservoirs implications for what an ESEA Reauthorization might look like.
Why Solar Panel Installation Is Three Times... →
Now listen to me, I tell you boys and girls - whichever one of you gets it...– Perry White, Superman (1978) They sure don’t make them like they used to.