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Bill Nye's theme song was once quoted as saying, "Science rules!" Thus it is that a generation of youth should endeavor to bow upon one knee in submission to the great emperor of science, and a new era of enlightenment should arise amongst the masses! That is, until scientists revive dinosaurs, and we all die in a dinopacolypse.





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"@stoft the centroid would be a point (x,y), not a line (x=B for all y). sorry to nitpick verbiage. I got all mathy in this post, figured I'd keep u..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"What @stoft described in the first message is usually accomplished using a matched filter in DSP. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matched_filter " | Read more » over 4 years ago
"@warren The line that you describe would be the weighted mean of the dataset (integral divided by two, aka area under the curve divided by two as @..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"Recently bumped into this: http://circuitmaker.com Haven't looked much into it, but the front page shows there are some collaboration tools as par..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"I hadn't heard of upverter. Adafruit has been pushing Eagle software, which is non-libre and has a cost. I've been seeing a lot of Eagle usage in ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Pinoccio is an open source / open hardware solution that makes data collection a breeze. It runs on Arduino and makes everyone's life considerably ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"@mathew I must admit to not reading what was being discussed, only that you said I don't like iframes and @warren said its fine for pieces of media..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"@mathew iframes are a problem when a user can write the iframe any way he or she choses. If an iframe is part of a code base, maybe it isn't so goo..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Thanks Anish! I'm glad to see the screenshots from MapKnitter! Can you edit this research note to link to the GitHub MapKnitter repository with th..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"These graphs look like there's a log normal pattern to them with spikes that break from the log normal distribution. If you can estimate the param..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Btw it sounds like, for the moment, we have moved past the idea of portable documents which are worked on outside of Public Lab but may be imported..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"@donblair the logout button helps add a few more steps in the way of contributing to the conversation. I think the concept of a spoiler might suit..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
""open science document", is a thread on the Public Lab mailing list. I think the thread is highly relevant to this discussion given the nature of i..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"There might be an argument for some file-based format which may be easier generated instead of relying solely on git. Public Lab's current Rails co..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Just another advisory though: Public Lab has an extremely small developer team considering the number of users and the desires of the userbase. The..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"@bgamari Generally speaking, we actually do track edits on research notes, but it doesn't use diff-match-patch style updates. It maintains complete..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"@donblair Thanks for understanding. I was getting frustrated that my words had no meaning and I could not think how else to elucidate them. I see ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Additionally, research notes do have spam buttons. You might need to be a moderator on the site to see them, though. We have a ticket about spam vo..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"What you want to accomplish would be like making Public Lab the AppStore or Kindle eBook Store for research notes, but without the pay. It's a dist..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"@walkerjeffd So what can convince you not to use iframes? Just curious. It seems like none of the general practices or advice are good enough? My..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"iframe does work with SSL so long as both the site and the iframe site have proper SSL certs. iframes have had a number of security vulnerabilities..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"@walkerjeffd, Another issue with iframes is spam detection. Right now there is a small cadre of folks who get every. single. research. note. ever..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Now you've hit a bit of a problem on the head there: by scraping externally generated content, the web team is now bound to the needs of the extern..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"One would expect updates to be more rare than reads by a high margin. In terms of server work duties, checking for fresh data upstream github woul..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago

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