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30Dec/080

Peter Donnelly on How Statistics Fool Juries

I'm spending way too much time sitting around this morning, surfing the web. I'm gonna stop, but before I do, here's a link to an interested TED talk about how statistics can be misused to mislead juries.

30Dec/080

Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture

Thanks to KE9V for pointing me at this lecture by Randy Pausch:


httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ji5_MqicxSo

I don't know what rock I've been living under, but it's a fabulous lecture. You can read more about Randy here. As the New Year approaches and some of us might be making resolutions, it's definitely worth watching.

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30Dec/080

Polyphemus Demonstration and Evaluation “Kit”

ployphemuevalkit123008Okay, it's not really a "kit", it's just some directions on how you can wire some commonly available gadgets (like a Nokia 6100 LCD panel or a piezo speaker) to an Arduino board and make a nice little demonstration board. Some good ideas in here.

Polyphemus Demonstration and Evaluation Kit | Popular Science.

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