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Dan Awesome's Rage Maker

I know, I know, nobody likes the wall-o-text... If it were easy being Dan Awesome, everybody would do it. It's not. Recent events, especially those so close to home, have caused me to do a lot of thinking. If you're not pursuing your passions, what you doing? One of my passions is programming, especially when so many people appreciate my efforts.

Aldo P. Solari (Ph.D.) Ground academic training in Biology, System Dynamics and Marine- Aquatic- and Theoretical ecology at Lund University (Sweden). Fisheries biology at the University of Las Palmas (Spain). Since 1995, I have worked on the development, mathematical formalization, parametrization and validation of a new, non-linear framework for fish and cephalopod population dynamics: in this approach, abundance, stock- recruitment and catches are considered as a multiple steady-state system (or dynamical continuum governed by a variable carrrying capacity) which is described as a summation of non-linear functions allowing for (coupled) stable, periodic, and chaotic dynamics. HSL and HSV Fig. 1. HSL (a–d) and HSV (e–h). Above (a, e): cut-away 3D models of each. Below: two-dimensional plots showing two of a model’s three parameters at once, holding the other constant: cylindrical shells (b, f) of constant saturation, in this case the outside surface of each cylinder; horizontal cross-sections (c, g) of constant HSL lightness or HSV value, in this case the slices halfway down each cylinder; and rectangular vertical cross-sections (d, h) of constant hue, in this case of hues 0° red and its complement 180° cyan.

Software for Web Designers on Budget - Ultimate Guide Web design can be costly for designers; not only its process is time consuming, its tools involve hefty monetary investment too. Designers on budget are often hit with the same dilemma – powerful machine and lesser software, or settle with an average machine so you can purchase more design-related software, but in trade you suffer for the epic system lagging. (Image source: Fotolia)

Want to Build Engagement? Be Inclusive - Boris Groysberg and Michael Slind by Boris Groysberg and Michael Slind | 2:54 PM June 28, 2012 Crowd-sourcing. Co-creation. User-generated content. No matter which of those buzzwords you prefer, the underlying idea is essentially the same: In the world of commercial media, more and more companies are inviting users to help produce the content that they use. What is Facebook, after all, but an immense platform that allows users to operate simultaneously as generators and consumers of information?

ResearchGATE In his 2014 book "Consciousness and the Brain: Deciphering How the Brain Codes Our Thoughts" Stanislas Dehaene wrote "Chalmers, a philosopher of the University of Arizona, is famous for introducing a distinction between the easy and the hard problems. The easy problem of consciousness, he argues, consists in explaining the many functions of the brain: how do we recognize a face, a word, or a landscape? How do we extract information form the senses and use it to guide our behavior? How do we generate sentences to describe what we feel? CSS3 Color Module Abstract CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a language for describing the rendering of HTML and XML documents on screen, on paper, in speech, etc. To color elements in a document, it uses color related properties and respective values.

Second Life Clothes Previewer Here is a fantastic resource for anyone wanting to make their own clothes and skins. I've combined open-source skins by Eloh Eliot with the open source SL Clothes Previewer by Johan Durant of, and I've also updated the Clothes Previewer to use high-rez open-source templates. It works on Windows and Macintosh, and runs on Linux under wine. Windows Download zip file Mac: Download Zip file Max PPC: Download Zip file Yes and No Article Print By William Deresiewicz The Internet has been feeling its oats lately. Feynman on Initial Conditions, Evolving Laws, and What We Consider Physics We’ve mentioned before that Richard Feynman was way ahead of his time when it came to the need to understand cosmological initial conditions and the low entropy of the early universe. (Among other things, of course.) Feynman actually wrote three different books in the early 1960′s — in his way of “writing books,” which consisted of giving lectures and having others transcribe them — all of which made a point of discussing this problem. The Character of Physical Law was aimed at a popular audience, the Feynman Lectures on Physics were aimed at undergraduate physics majors, and the Feynman Lectures on Gravitation were aimed at advanced graduate students — and in every case he emphasized that we can only account for the Second Law of Thermodynamics by assuming a low-entropy boundary condition in the past, for which we currently have no reliable explanation. (These days we have a larger number of speculations, but still nothing reliable.) So how could we answer Feynman’s question today?

WEP Key Generator WEP Key Generator To generate a random WEP key, select the bit key length to generate and press the corresponding button; the ASCII or HEX key can then be copied to your clipboard manually or via the copy to clipboard button to the right of the generated key text field. You can also generate a custom WEP key based on your own pass phrase or other input. List of colors The following list shows a compact version of the colors in the List of colors A–F, G–M, and N–Z articles. The list shows the color and its name. Hovering over the color box shows the HSV, RGB, and #hex values for the color in the tool tip. List of Colors

Reversing the Decline in Big Ideas - Max Marmer Many venture capitalists are up in the arms because their returns are down, their funds are drying up, and there appear to be a declining number of entrepreneurs pursuing big ideas. They’ve turned to blaming angel investors for encouraging “an entire generation of entrepreneurs [to build] dipshit companies and hoping that they sell to Google for $25 million.” They say, “this ‘think small’ attitude is driving entrepreneurs who may otherwise build the next Google or Microsoft to create something much less interesting instead.” And this has implications for the whole ecosystem because, “then everyone loses. No IPO. No 20,000 tech jobs.

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