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http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Somebody can kill you, at any time. (Source: http://c.brightcove.com/)

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Media Barred From Photographing Romney with Cheney at Fundraiser

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BBC Business Daily – interview with Arthur Laffer

In other news, Art Laffer has become a parody of himself. Deliberately misrepresenting the flat tax. Making it sound like 12% is a tax cut for most Americans, when in fact the effective tax rate for everyone making under $100k … Continue reading

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Hebbian History

memeengine replied to your post: Or can the influence of any ancestor ever fade down to zero? (Or, well… to arbitrarily small size?) An AR[1] process can go arbitrarily ↓0 as time↑∞. But in real life the sins of the fathers … Continue reading

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Homosexuals are gay. via kayyymonster

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[It is] fallacious [to argue] that what is possible or desirable for individuals one at a time will be equally possible or desirable for all who might wish to do so or for the economy as a whole. [Such] analysis … Continue reading

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ALMOST SKINNY. ALMOST HAPPY. ALMOST RICH. ALMOST PERFECT. An installation by Barbara Kruger near Los Angeles. via wobbles (Source: http://alosangelesaesthetic.com/2011/06/06/barbara-kruger-l-m-los-angeles/)

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Lawrence Krauss, author of A Universe from Nothing lecturing on cosmology. Don’t really agree with or like his monolithic straw-man representation of “religion” versus “science” at minute 6. “Religion pretends to know all the answers” . Sub-i, sub-j, larry. There are many … Continue reading

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Map of the United States, resized by electoral-college votes. Mathematical PS: Every heatmap represents a scalar field. What’s the domain in this case? A 2-cell complex. (Source: http://www.economist.com/multimedia)

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Big Data vs Quality Data

theLoneFuturist: I’m not certain why learning Hadoop isn’t more attractive to you. If you are fine with R, doesn’t having lots of data interest you? theLoneFuturist: Don’t get me wrong, there are probably unexciting tasks associated with big data, but … Continue reading

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