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Mastering Linear Algebra in 10 Days: Astounding Experiments in Ultra-Learning. October 26th, 2012 · 82 comments The MIT Challenge My friend Scott Young recently finished an astounding feat: he completed all 33 courses in MIT’s fabled computer science curriculum, from Linear Algebra to Theory of Computation, in less than one year.

Mastering Linear Algebra in 10 Days: Astounding Experiments in Ultra-Learning

More importantly, he did it all on his own, watching the lectures online and evaluating himself using the actual exams. (See Scott’s FAQ page for the details of how he ran this challenge.) What the world thinks. Skinny Guy's Guide To Muscle-Building Nutrition. "Give me a 64-ounce steak, double-baked potato with extra sour cream and an apple pie for dessert.

Skinny Guy's Guide To Muscle-Building Nutrition

No, not a slice - give me the whole pie, please. " If you have ever had the opportunity to go out with a bodybuilder for dinner, you would be familiar with that kind of order delivered to the distressed waitress. These high-carbohydrate, high-protein, and high-fat diet meals were the popular method for packing on muscle and climbing the scale. "I'll pack on all the weight I can now, then melt off the fat later," was the common motto. Many bodybuilders put a lot of focus into the details of their nutritional strategy. Inventory: 26 Songs that are just as good as short stories · Inventory. Compare Political Typology Groups.

The Pew Research Center’s Political Typology looks beyond “Red vs.

Compare Political Typology Groups

Blue” in American politics, sorting voters into cohesive groups, based on their attitudes and values – not their partisan labels. Use this tool to compare the groups on key topics: U.S. & Economy, Politics & Elections, Government & Economic Policy, Foreign Policy & Security, Domestic Policy and Religion & Society.

Law Admissions Lowdown. Updating Google Calendars from a Google Spreadsheet. I got a request today along the lines of: We’re in the process of creating a master calendar of events spreadsheet relevant to [various things].

Updating Google Calendars from a Google Spreadsheet

These [various things] will all then have their own Google calendar so they can be looked at individually, embedded etc and everyone could of course have access to all and view them all via their personal Google calendar, turn different calendars on or off, sync with Outlook etc. etc.X said “wouldn’t it be great if we made the master spreadsheet with Google docs and it could somehow automate and complete the calendars”. Sigh…;-) So – is it possible?

I’ve only had a quick play so far with Google Apps script, but yes, it seems to be possible… Take one spreadsheet, liberally sprinkled with event name, description, start and end times, an optional location, and maybe a even a tag or too (not shown): The time related columns I specified as a date type using the “Data Validation…” form from the Tools menu: VM Clothiers - Custom Tailored Suits and Shirts. Rio 2016. The Art of Manliness. Community Tool Box. Organization of American Political Parties. CX1 Cyclocross Bike - Big Savings on Schwinn GT and more. The frame feels kind of large for it's size.

CX1 Cyclocross Bike - Big Savings on Schwinn GT and more

So if your caught in the middle, opt for the smaller frame on this one. Purchased for use as a rural commuter and short-trip touring. Overall solid construction and feel. MakeUseOf. Data journalism and data visualization.

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Rhetorica ad Herennium Passages on Memory. Scandals. Individual Liberty, Free Markets, and Peace. Food. Adventure Races. Interview - UCLA Film School professor Howard Suber explains how you can be a better storyteller. Career. Freegan. Colleges. 100 Amazing Books to Read in a Lifetime - My Frugal Adventures. Using the new Positive Psychology. Postpartisan. Post-partisanship is an approach to dispute resolution between political factions that emphasizes compromise and collaboration over political ideology and party discipline.[1] It does not imply neutrality.

Postpartisan

From 2000-2007, there were virtually no online media references to the term "post-partisan". Media and Web references to the term are growing rapidly as the concept takes hold among policy-makers.The New York Times has attributed an oblique reference to post-partisan idealism in a statement by US President Thomas Jefferson, when he declared in his inaugural address in 1801: "We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists.

"[2] Post-partisanship and the 2008 US Presidential election[edit] Often invoked by supporters of both 2008 US presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain, its modern renaissance dates back to a Los Angeles conference hosted June 18–19, 2007, by the USC Annenberg School for Communication, to "explore ways to improve political dialogue and decision making. " [3] How Americans Die. By Matthew C.

How Americans Die

Klein / Bloomberg View / April 17, 2014How Americans Die The mortality rate fell by about 17 percent from 1968 through 2010, years for which we have detailed data.Almost all of this improvement can be attributed to improved survival prospects for men. It looks like progress stopped in the mid-1990s… Mortality rate per 100,000 people …but that’s only because the population has aged a lot since then. Share of population This has a big effect on the overall mortality rate, because old people die sooner than the young.

Mortality rate per 100,000 people by age If you divide the population into separate age cohorts, you can see that improvements in life expectancy have been broad-based and ongoing.Looking at mortality for each age cohort since 1968, we see that Americans under 25 have made the most progress. Mortality rate per 100,000 people by age (1968 = 100) But one line in this chart looks unusual! Share of total U.S. health-care spending. Home – IQ2 Debates.