Archive for date: December 30, 2008

Peter Donnelly on How Statistics Fool Juries

December 30, 2008 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

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.

Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture

December 30, 2008 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

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

Polyphemus Demonstration and Evaluation “Kit”

December 30, 2008 | Hacking | By: Mark VandeWettering

Okay, 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.