Choosing parameters that best simulate a model does not mean that model is correct.
I lost a son, age 25, to sudden cardiac arrest. He left the gym, died a half hour later in his office. We thought he was the healthiest one in the family. Every gym should have an EKG machine as well as an AED. I hope you never learn what I know --- no loss exceeds losing a child. Search for Jos Claerbout
Does anybody think our government could have managed the BP oil blowout?
Bill for services, that's what we do at Stanford University. We're a non-profit.
for example Scientific American and Discover Magazine. I want to see their web sites without ads, not someone's idea of what an electronic magazine should look like, especially when it downloads slowly and uses unfamiliar navigation.
Go read my free on-line textbooks --Jon Claerbout, Stanford University
We've had similar experiences here. The best advice I can offer was already offered by Sal Kahn recently being interviewed by the president of MIT. Interested? Go find it on youtube.
First find the basic youtube explaining MIT Scratch. Then open it on a browser. Then start an discussion where you try getting ideas of things people can try.
If I give a lecture, it's easy to record and distribute my face, voice, and slides, but the pointer position is lost. And that's half the drama!
by keeping a lot of information secret. Transparency is more powerful than regulation.
Easy: One child family for 5 generations, population drops a factor of 32. Revert to burning wood.
Go to Wikipedia and search for "lobbying by industry".
You'll see the "communications industry" spends more money on politicians than the energy industry (which adds together all of oil, nuclear, and coal). Darn right he doesn't want to battle with them!
Their editors consider valid sources to be paper media, not the web itself, not my free on-line text books, so I stopped contributing.
I thought I'd provide a few obscure lines of freshman calculus often used in predicting "peak oil" but they didn't want "original research".
Would be nice if Silverlight didn't break Hotmail's attachment handling on my wife's Mac Firefox.