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HOW TO: Get all the tech news you need (in 20 minutes a day) - Valleywag

HOW TO: Get all the tech news you need (in 20 minutes a day) - Valleywag

The Razor's Edge Plot[edit] Maugham begins by characterising his story as not really a novel but a thinly veiled true account. He includes himself as a minor character, a writer who drifts in and out of the lives of the major players. Larry Darrell's lifestyle is contrasted throughout the book with that of his fiancée’s uncle, Elliott Templeton, an American expatriate living in Paris and a shallow and unrepentant yet generous snob. Wounded and traumatised by the death of a comrade in the War, Larry returns to Chicago, Illinois, and his fiancée, Isabel Bradley, only to announce that he does not plan to work and instead will "loaf" on his small inheritance. Larry moves to Paris and immerses himself in study and bohemian life. Larry has significant spiritual adventures in India and comes back to Paris. The 1929 stock market crash has ruined Gray, and he and Isabel are invited to live in her uncle Elliott Templeton's grand Parisian house. Meanwhile in Antibes, Elliott Templeton is on his deathbed.

Leopard not ready for April--"Barely beta, not final or Gol There have been a lot of rumors lately from "unconfirmed" sources about Leopard's expected ship date. For a while, everyone was sure it was going to ship mid-to-late March. Then mysteriously, the ship date (according to these anonymous sources) got shifted to mid-April—perhaps because we are already in late March. Oops. Developers who work closely with Apple have been dying to tell the world how very, very wrong we all are. We have always maintained an air of skepticism regarding the early release speculations, but confirmation of these suspicions have been bombarding us lately. Our sources say that, from past experience, Apple typically ramps up production in the last six weeks before shipping with "many seeds—like two a week." "If they follow the same pattern as Tiger, Panther, and Jaguar, we should start getting a lot of seeds soon, and then they'll need the 3-4 weeks to start pressing CDs," says one of our developer buds.

Techmeme Visualizing Bayes’ theorem | Ramblings I recently came up with what I think is an intuitive way to explain Bayes’ Theorem. I searched in google for a while and could not find any article that explains it in this particular way. Of course there’s the wikipedia page, that long article by Yudkowsky, and a bunch of other explanations and tutorials. Probabilities One of the easiest ways to understand probabilities is to think of them in terms of Venn Diagrams. So what is the probability that a randomly chosen person has cancer? Since A can have at most the same number of elements as U, the probability P(A) can be at most one. Good so far? So what is the probability that the test will be “positive” for a randomly selected person? Note that so far, we have treated the two events in isolation. We can compute the probability of both events occurring (AB is a shorthand for A∩B) in the same way. But this is where it starts to get interesting. So what is it? And if we divide both the numerator and the denominator by |U| Example

30+ Insanely Useful Websites for Guitarists - AUDIOTUTS The guitar is an instrument that knows no genre and no boundaries--one of the reasons why it's arguably the world's most beloved instrument. Here are over 30 incredibly useful (and often entertaining) websites dedicated to the guitar and its admirers. Must-see sites 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Soloing 6. 100 Greatest Guitar Solos is a ranked list of the greatest guitar solos of all time with included tablature for each. 7. 20 Greatest Guitar Solos Ever resembles the beginning of the above list, but with crispy and delicious YouTube videos for each entry. 8. Inspirational articles 9. 10. 99 Tips to Help You Play Better features 99 pearls of wisdom from guitar wizards like Steve Vai, Joe Satriani and Jimmi Page. “Your sound is in your hands as much as anything. 11. Free guitar tabs and guitar chords The online guitar tablature community was in turmoil just a few months ago when the legal status of tabs was questioned. 12. 13. 14. 15. 17. Free guitar lessons 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. Guitar theory 25. 26.

A faster way to speed up As everyone knows, it is possible to get quite a speed boost out of by stripping all the bloat out of its Envelope index, an SQLite database Mail uses to store senders, recipients, subjects and so on. In a past Hawk Wings tip , I suggested that quitting Mail, deleting the Envelope file and restarting Mail would force a rebuild that produces a leaner, faster email experience. In October last year Dallas noticed a faster way to get the same result and posted it in the comments to that tip. And there it remained until I noticed that Shaun Inman (an iCelebrity and developer of Mint which counts the peeps on Hawk Wings) had noticed it. Here it is. 1. 2. 3. cd ~/Library/Mail sqlite3 Envelope\ Index An sqlite> prompt will appear. At that prompt, type vacuum subjects; . After a short delay, the prompt will return. 4. The first time he tried this, Rob Griffiths of macOSXHints reduced his Envelope index from 25.9MB to 4.5MB. It is easy to automate this using iCal and an applescript.

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It happens only in India - 35 millimeter The following picture is not from India. Apologies. Scripts to automate the Env Thursday’s tip about trimming the fat out of Mail’s Envelope Index for a leaner, faster got a fair bit of coverage. Two readers liked it so much that they have produced applescripts to do the job. Sebastian Morsch has written a script that quits Mail, runs the sqlite commands and then relaunches Mail at the end of the process. “pmbuko” has written another, which does the same thing (modified as suggested in the comments below by Romulo — Thanks!) tell application “Mail” to quit set sizeBefore to do shell script “ls -lah ~/Library/Mail | grep -E ‘Envelope Index$’ | awk {‘print $5′}” do shell script “/usr/bin/sqlite3 ~/Library/Mail/’Envelope Index’ vacuum” set sizeAfter to do shell script “ls -lah ~/Library/Mail | grep -E ‘Envelope Index$’ | awk {‘print $5′}” display dialog (“Mail index before: ” & sizeBefore & return & “Mail index after: ” & sizeAfter & return & return & “Enjoy the new speed!”) tell application “Mail” to activate It gives you some feedback on what happens:

How To Choose the Best Network Storage for a Mac/PC Home - Nas - Gizmodo math online games for kids and children The games is the doorway to Learning, Creativity and Self Discovery! The games is an main part of a child's development. It is also a central part of education and foundation of physical, social, emotional and mental health development. They tend to be harmonious and less aggressive and they show a better understanding of other people. Children who engage in creative games in early childhood tend to do better in all spheres of life as they grow older. They excel not only academically but also socially, emotionally and physically. Test your memory as well as practice your math! Math game a flash card style game that displays random math problems in a variety of modes. The Math game application can be downloaded for use on either the windows or Macintosh operating system. You can use this software for training your or your kids math ability. Math is a simple program that, when used properly, will improve a child's basic math skills. Full version of software include the next features:

Why Aren&#039;t We Shocked? - Volume 21 No. 2 - Winter 2006 - Rethinking Schools Online Become a subscriber or online account holder to read this article and hundreds more. Learn more. Already a subscriber or account holder? By Bob Herbert In the shootings at an Amish schoolhouse in rural Pennsylvania and a large public high school in Colorado, the killers went out of their way to separate the girls from the boys, and then deliberately attacked only the girls. Ten girls were shot and five killed at the Amish school in October. In the widespread coverage that followed these crimes, very little was made of the fact that only girls were targeted. There would have been thunderous outrage. None of that occurred because these were just girls, and we have become so accustomed to living in a society saturated with misogyny that violence against females is more or less to be expected.