Monthly Archives: July 2011

what are we to make of those statistically-minded disciplines currently obsessed by the search for ever more complicated models, to be summarized in terms of endless tables of coefficients and other statistical paraphernalia, and often with scarcely a graph in … Continue reading

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The Hardest Sport

“Hitting a baseball is the hardest thing to do in sports.” —Ted Williams On the subject of noncommutative things from everyday life: what’s the hardest sport? People love to debate this question. Fans with a favourite sport say their athletes … Continue reading

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Bushwick Blues by Delta Spirit (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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I googled Emma Watson’s weight, because someone was saying that she is only considered attractive because she’s skinny. The #2 Google result claims that her weight is between 110-112; the #1 and #3 Google results claim she should lose weight. … Continue reading

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Never Enough. (Source: http://1-9-9-1.tumblr.com/post/5481765774)

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Geotagging

Geotagged photos (e.g. flickr) and text (e.g. twitter) associate data to a particular point on the globe × time. In other words, a fibre bundle over S²×T. Imagine the position future historians will be in — if they can synthesise … Continue reading

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Chad Hagen via weyoume, planetaryfolklore (Source: http://c0573862.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/1/0/5476/193669/wood_trim_sm.jpg)

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