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Kenneth C. Arnold
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Seems neat:

"Play with the music you've loved since you were 15, and make your own songs. Signup now, course starts Nov 1 http://www.playwithyourmusic.org"
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In case a car engine seems like magic to you, here's a pretty well-made graphic: http://jacoboneal.com/portfolio/how-a-car-engine-works/
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One way of achieving a high-level overview of what's going on in research (in selected areas, at least):

http://paperscape.org/

From the info page:
"Paperscape is a tool to visualise the arXiv, an open, online repository for scientific research papers. The Paperscape map currently includes all (non-withdrawn) papers from the arXiv and is updated daily.
Each paper in the map is represented by a circle, with the area of the circle proportional to the number of citations that paper has. In laying out the map, an N-body algorithm is run to determine positions based on references between the papers. There are two “forces” involved in the N-body calculation: each paper is repelled from all other papers using an anti-gravity inverse-distance force, and each paper is attracted to all of its references using a spring modelled by Hooke’s law. We further demand that there is no overlap of the papers."
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A thought: statistical significance tests make inefficient science: They let you publish claims that are false with (non-zero) probability alpha, and they poorly aggregate weak evidence: most weak evidence won't get reported because the experiment won't hit the magic 0.05. Not to mention they're often applied kinda blindly, trying different ones until one of them reports the magic p-value.

Wouldn't it be better if we maintained the full posterior distribution over knowledge? Maybe then we'd make fewer false claims, and we could make some use of the effort that went into "unpublishable" results. And as a side benefit, we might get better at reporting and reasoning about all the factors that our observations were actually conditional on (like our analysis code).
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It has come to my attention that there are people who ssh to remote machines and don't know about GNU Screen (or Byobu or tmux or any other variants of the idea). Probably the biggest reason to learn to use one of them is that you can disconnect from a running process and come right back to it later.
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There are about 7 social classes in the UK. How about US?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22000973
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Statistical data visualization. Does useful statistics while looking much nicer than matplotlib defaults (which were already not terrible).

http://stanford.edu/~mwaskom/software/seaborn/index.html
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My research group is collaborating with the Silent Spring Institute, which is doing cool work in identifying the new chemicals that we're surrounding ourselves with and studying their effects on our health.

They're looking for a developer to help them analyze data (R), communicate findings (web), and help people act on them (mobile). See their job posting for details.
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I didn't realize that Github actually gives out free micro accounts for students. It's only for 2 years (and they don't tell you that when you're signing up), but could help for collaborating on a project that isn't quite ready for public release.
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UI elements in SVG format, so you can use Inkscape for UI mockups. https://github.com/ajashton/Inkscape-Mockup-Toolkit

I have used http://keynotekungfu.com/ a lot, but getting SVG graphics into Keynote is surprisingly cumbersome. This might be nice for just doing the whole mockup in SVG in the first place.
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  • Harvard University
    Computer Science, 2011 - present
  • Cornell
    Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2003 - 2007
  • MIT
    Media Lab, 2007 - 2010
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