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By Jennifer Howard Imagine a Google Maps of scholarship, a set of tools sophisticated enough to help researchers locate hot research, spot hidden connections to other fields, and even identify new disciplines as they emerge in the sprawling terrain of scholarly communication. Creating new ways to identify and analyze patterns in millions of journal citations, a team led by two biologists, Carl T.
More and more of modern life is steered by algorithms. But what are they exactly, and who is behind them? Tom Whipple follows the trail From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, May/June 2013 There are many reasons to believe that film stars earn too much.
Description This course teaches techniques for the design and analysis of efficient algorithms, emphasizing methods useful in practice. Topics covered include: sorting; search trees, heaps, and hashing; divide-and-conquer; dynamic programming; amortized analysis; graph algorithms; shortest paths; network flow; computational geometry; number-theoretic algorithms; polynomial and matrix calculations; caching; and parallel computing. Customer Reviews
January 2005 (I wrote this talk for a high school. I never actually gave it, because the school authorities vetoed the plan to invite me.)
by Robert Greene and Joost Elffers Law 1 Never Outshine the Master
Derren Brown’s Forer Experiment Text You are a person prone to bouts of self-examination. This is in sharp contrast to a striking ability you have developed to appear very socially engaged, even the life and soul of the party; but in a way that only convinces others.
People tend to look back on their youth with rose colored glasses, which is fine because if you lived your life without the ability to filter out every little shitty thing that happened to you, you'd go insane. But there is this weird thing with your early 20s, where Hollywood portrays them as the fastest, wildest, road-trippingest years of your life ... but in the real world it's the age when suicide rates suddenly double . So which is it?
Gotta have pics. You can't show porn only because the advertisers don't like it. So how about some "photographs of men watching online pornography, taken January 25"?
Forbes : "Stock Traders Are Psychopaths"-- ... a University of St. Gallen study that shows stock market traders display similarities to certified psychopaths.
( posted at askmetafilter in response to a mostly unrelated question ) I. I need to write this and get it posted before the Fingermen come and black bag me. So you want to file a psychiatric disability claim against your former employer? Too bad. Say you're poor and have never worked.
Shame is a movie that if you haven't seen by now, you won't, but for damn sure don't attempt to watch it on a flight to Chicago. What you've probably heard is that it is a bleak but honest movie about sex addiction and maybe about incest, full of nudity and uncircumcised penis dangling deliciously between some toned Irish Catholic's legs as he urinates. Sound like something you want to see? Hold that thought.
Is there something wrong with the scientific method?
Scott, a 24 year old dean's list college grad, is smart but unemployed.