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Marius Watz - Eyeo Festival 2011. Welcome to Cinder. Hi. My name is Robert Hodgin, and I am the author of this tutorial (with helpful input from Andrew Bell, Mike Creighton, and Noah King). I want to help others get started with Cinder because learning a new framework can be intimidating. Things are going to be pretty informal. Think of this as a quick-start guide.

Instead of exhaustively covering a topic before moving on to the next, I am going to meander around a bit and sample some of Cinder's many features along the way. Hopefully, this tutorial will inspire you to continue to explore Cinder and learn to love it as much as I do. In Section One, I will show you how to go from a brand new Cinder project to a particle engine with both local and global forces, and then use it to achieve some artistic effects. In Section Two, I will tweak the particle engine from Section One and use it as a basis for a flocking simulation. Below you will find some brief chapter descriptions. Okay, enough with the introduction. Robert Hodgin - Eyeo Festival 2011. Logorrhea (psychology) In psychology, logorrhea or logorrhoea (from Ancient Greek λόγος logos and ῥέω rheo "to flow") is a communication disorder, sometimes classified as a mental illness, resulting in excessive wordiness and sometimes incoherent talkativeness.

Logorrhea is present in a variety of psychiatric and neurological disorders[1] including aphasia,[2] localized cortical lesions in the thalamus,[3][4] mania,[citation needed] or most typically in catatonic schizophrenia. [citation needed] Examples of logorrhea might include talking or mumbling monotonously, either to others, or more likely to oneself. This may include the repetition of particular words or phrases, often incoherently. The causes of logorrhea remain poorly understood, but appear to be localized to frontal lobe structures known to be associated with language. As is the case, for example, in emotional lability in a wide variety of neurological conditions, other symptoms take priority in clinical management and research efforts.

Why talent is overrated - Oct. 21, 2008. (Fortune Magazine) -- It is mid-1978, and we are inside the giant Procter & Gamble headquarters in Cincinnati, looking into a cubicle shared by a pair of 22-year-old men, fresh out of college. Their assignment is to sell Duncan Hines brownie mix, but they spend a lot of their time just rewriting memos. They are clearly smart - one has just graduated from Harvard, the other from Dartmouth - but that doesn't distinguish them from a slew of other new hires at P&G.

What does distinguish them from many of the young go-getters the company takes on each year is that neither man is particularly filled with ambition. Neither has any kind of career plan. Every afternoon they play waste-bin basketball with wadded-up memos. One of them later recalls, "We were voted the two guys probably least likely to succeed. " The obvious question is how. If we're all wrong about high achievement, that's a big problem. Such findings do not prove that talent doesn't exist. 300 Free eBooks: Download Great Classics for Free. Download 800 free eBooks to your Kindle, iPad/iPhone, computer, smart phone or ereader.

Collection includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, including works by Asimov, Jane Austen, Philip K. Dick, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Neil Gaiman, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf & James Joyce. Also please see our collection 1,000 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free, where you can download more great books to your computer or mp3 player. Learn how to load ebook (.mobi) files to your Kindle with this video Religious Texts Assorted Texts This list of Free eBooks has received mentions in the The Daily Beast, Computer World, Gizmodo and Lifehacker Additional Sources for Free eBooks: Support Open Culture We're hoping to rely on our loyal readers rather than erratic ads. 7 lines of code, 3 minutes: Implement a programming language.

A small (yet Turing-equivalent) language The easiest programming language to implement is a minimalist, higher-order functional programming language known as the lambda calculus. The lambda calculus actually lives at the core of all the major functional languages--Haskell, Scheme and ML--but it also lives inside JavaScript, Python and Ruby. It's even hiding inside Java, if you know where to find it. A brief history Alonzo Church developed the lambda calculus in 1929. Back then, it wasn't called a programming language because there were no computers; there wasn't anything to "program. " It was really just a mathematical notation for reasoning about functions. Fortunately, Alonzo Church had a Ph.D. student named Alan Turing. Alan Turing defined the Turing machine, which became the first accepted definition of a general-purpose computer.

What makes this remarkable is that there are only three kinds of expressions in the lambda calculus: variable references, anonymous functions and function calls. 91 Ways to become the Coolest Developer in the World « Pulkit Arora. Living and Working Abroad. Para leér esta entrada en Español píque aquí *************************************************************************************************************** This is not some theoretical piece about how you might do if you decide to live and work abroad. I’ve been ‘doing it’ for more than 30 years now, it was in 1980 that I left my home country, Germany, and in all humility, I am an expert. I spent seven month in India, lived three years in Greece, another three years in England, and I have been living in Mexico for the past 20 odd years.The years in between I roamed the world.

I have not been with any multinational company that sent me to those places. I’ve been doing it on my own, sometimes with money, sometimes without money, sometimes in company, most of the time alone. When I started off I didn’t have a profession. I started to develop myself at the beginning of the nineties as a language teacher, since by then I spoke several languages.

Find out for yourself. Underneath The Juniper Tree | Stories Your Grampa Wouldn't Tell You. A map of the Tricki | Tricki. This is an attempt to give a quick guide to the top few levels of the Tricki. It may cease to be feasible when the Tricki gets bigger, but we might perhaps be able to automate additions to it. Clicking on arrows just to the right of the name of an article reveals its subarticles. If you want to hide the subarticles again, then you should click to the right of them rather than clicking on the name of one of the subarticles themselves, since otherwise you will follow a link to that subarticle. What kind of problem am I trying to solve? General problem-solving tips Front pages for different areas of mathematics How to use mathematical concepts and statements. White Rose Society | The Four Leaflets | HOME. Sotades. Sotades (Greek: Σωτάδης; 3rd century BC) was an Ancient Greek poet.

Sotades was born in Maroneia, either the one in Thrace, or in Crete. He was the chief representative of the writers of obscene and even pederastic satirical poems, called Kinaidoi, composed in the Ionic dialect and in the "sotadic" metre named after him. The sotadic metre or sotadic verse, which has been classified by ancient and modern scholars as a form of ionic metre, is one that reads backwards and forwards the same, as “llewd did I live, and evil I did dwell.” These verses have also been called palindromic. Sotades lived in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy II Philadelphus (285-246 BC). One of his poems attacked Ptolemy's marriage to his own sister Arsinoe, from which came the infamous line: "You're sticking your prick in an unholy hole.

Only a few genuine fragments of Sotades have been preserved; those in Stobaeus are generally considered spurious. References[edit] Sources[edit] External links[edit] Public timeline. DIASPORA* ALPHA. The Year That Was. Tom Scocca, Managing Editor of Deadspin, Slate Columnist, and Author of Beijing Welcomes You In this chain-reaction year—disaster, war, revolution, and death chasing one another around the globe—the pepper-spray assault at Cal-Davis was nowhere near the biggest event. Instead, it was small enough to be intelligible.

This was an American college campus where a thug cop, in doomsday black armor, hosed down a row of seated students with a chemical weapon. Unlike the raging NYPD commander who’d lunged to spray helpless protesters, UC Davis police Lt. John Pike was blandly methodical. Hurting and sickening people, trying to break them, was what he was there to do. Sohaib Athar, @ReallyVirtual, Who Inadvertently Live-Tweeted the bin Laden Raid The importance of an event is, of course, subjective, so while the Occupy movement may be the most important event of the year for some, the Arab Spring would be more important for others. Ken Silverstein, Washington Editor for Harper’s Magazine. Augmented Reality with #Processing - Tutorial by Amnon Owed.

All of the visuals in the above video were created using NyArtoolkit for Processing. NyARToolkit is an augmented reality toolkit built with 100% pure Java. It is derived from ARToolkit-2.72.1. Like Processing itself it’s open source and free! In this tutorial you will learn how to use it to place computer generated imagery correctly onto real world footage. To do this in real-time NyArtoolkit uses markers – black and white images – to determine the three-dimensional position and orientation in the real world. Most likely you will have seen something like this before, but now you will learn how to do it yourself using freely available software. All right so let’s start with the general setup. 1. 2. 3. 4.

All right, time to recap. Example 1: Basic The first example is basic, but holds all of the important techniques that are necessary for more advanced uses of the NyArtoolkit. If you input the following image (place it in the sketch’s data subdirectory)… Main Sketch ARObject. 10 Images That Changed the Course of Science (And One That Is About To) To understand this you need to understand quantum theory a little better. It's not that orbitals invalidated the stick-and-ball models of chemistry at all. If anything orbitals explained to us why the bonds are arranged as they are in stick-and-ball models. Prior to quantum theory, we only knew the geometry and patterns of those bonds by experiment. Prior to quantum theory, chemistry had no general theory to explain why atomic bonds are shaped as experiment revealed them to be. We didn't really know the reasons why bonds behaved as we found them to behave.

Stick-and-ball models are perfectly fine to use to tell us the shapes of molecules. It's only that now, with quantum theory, we know exactly way atoms are shaped the way they are. As to what's being shown in the image, what you are seeing is are the places where electrons are most likely to be found. I like to think of the balls as cartoon beehives. I suppose that works too. Home »

Hover - domain name and email management made simple. Sneak—Snack—Snuck. On Windows FAQ — Python v2.7.2 documentation. How do I run a Python program under Windows? This is not necessarily a straightforward question. If you are already familiar with running programs from the Windows command line then everything will seem obvious; otherwise, you might need a little more guidance. Unless you use some sort of integrated development environment, you will end up typing Windows commands into what is variously referred to as a “DOS window” or “Command prompt window”.

Usually you can create such a window from your Start menu; under Windows 7 the menu selection is . You should be able to recognize when you have started such a window because you will see a Windows “command prompt”, which usually looks like this: The letter may be different, and there might be other things after it, so you might just as easily see something like: D:\YourName\Projects\Python> depending on how your computer has been set up and what else you have recently done with it. C:\Users\YourName> python You should then see something like: or: Lua vs. Python as embedded scripting languages. | Think Before Type. Reinventing Business: The Successor to Facebook.

Facebook's business model is based on violating trust. They collect information behind your back so they can sell it to their customers (advertisers). The current kerfuffle with Google over contact information is an excellent example of this: Facebook wants to extract your address book from Google, but it won't let you export your Facebook address book to someplace else (including Google) that you might find useful. That's because they don't care about serving you; they care about selling you. Their attitude is that they own everything you do.

That's why I doubt I'll get a Facebook email account -- somewhere in the fine print will be something that says "we own all your email and can do whatever we want with it" (If I do get one, I'll be walking on eggshells every time I use it). In The Decline of Facebook, I didn't mean to say that Facebook was currently in decline but rather that it will decline because it won't be able to change its business model. 1. 2. 3. 4. 4.

6 Books Every Programmer Should Own. I’ve seen many lists about the best programming books and I am sure there are a lot of books that are specific to a programming knowledge or technology – that I have not included in my list. The books I have chosen are those that are meant to inspire, increase productivity and improve your programming design skills. Note: This list has no particular order. Code Complete 2 Steve McConnell The main focus of this book to help you improve your programming design skills. The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master Andrew Hunt and David Thomas This book focuses on the best practices of programming (i.e. what you should and should not do). Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your Wetware Andy Hunt From the author of The Pragmatic Programmer, this book takes one-step back from programming and focuses on your everyday thinking and problem solving skills.

The Productive Programmer Neal Ford and David Bock Algorithms in a Nutshell George T Heineman, Gary Pollice and Stanley Selkow Thomas H. Computer Science, Robotics, Electronics, etc. Foodstuff.

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