Open source stats and OR replacements.
via AS, playing Angry Birds via mind control. Unbelievable.
A query, to which the responses include
-Is this question a good question in a parallel universe?
-Yes and no.
An answer to the single most important question in spending politics.
Check out the Peacock spider.
Monday, April 4, 2011
•Download and install the following
•You will need a few libraries from R, such as RJava, in order for Rpy to sync. All ancillary required packages are listed on the Rpy webpage
–Create environment variables for Python and R
–Test Rpy setting in Python shell
•Useful open source demos
–Django documentation four part tutorial
–Although version Python 3.0 is available, versions are not backward compatible. For safest results with user libraries (such as Django, Rpy2, etc), use version 2.6.
–R-2.12.1 is a little tricky (but not impossible) for getting recognized by Rpy due to a new folder in the /bin directory.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Monday, March 7, 2011
What Dr. Suess books are really about.
The Friedman Unit.
…bolstering the living standards of old people is an economically inefficient undertaking that we sentimental human beings find ethically appealing...As a “business strategy” it’s ridiculous—on a par with preserving the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon or having the military pay health care costs of soldiers who are too injured to fight—but that’s because it’s not a business strategy.