Looks interesting. Sort of a Maglite aesthetics, but consistently executed. Much nicer than the awful Royal Kludge mentioned here earlier.
Yes but it looks so terrible. Horrible LED colors, ice cold blue and green, and a awful tasteless font for the labels.
Now, researchers say they may have solved these paradoxes. Chemists report today that a pair of simple compounds, which would have been abundant on early Earth, can give rise to a network of simple reactions that produce the three major classes of biomolecules—nucleic acids, amino acids, and lipids—needed for the earliest form of life to get its start. Although the new work does not prove that this is how life started, it may eventually help explain one of the deepest mysteries in modern science.
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Why is this here? How is any of this related to what Slashdot is supposed to be about? I'm usually pretty lax about what's posted on Slashdot, but this question should be posted on a forum somewhere else, not on a news site for "nerds".
"Nerds" working in tech and science have the entire world as potential workplace and many change their host nation during their lives. Voluntary or because they have to. Highly specialized skilled workers often need to move to where the jobs are.
Thus, very relevant post. I myself am a Swedish citizen working in Germany.
Is the difference in the outcome for black and white women statistically significant?
No. The proper way of testing this is by using Fisher's exact test. Quite simple in one line of R:
fisher.test(matrix(c(36, 11, 38, 16), nrow=2))
Running this shows we obtain such a difference (77% vs. 70%) with about 50% probability just due to chance, given the sample size. The output of the R command above is:
data: matrix(c(36, 11, 38, 16), nrow = 2)
p-value = 0.5081
alternative hypothesis: true odds ratio is not equal to 1
95 percent confidence interval:
Not calling a method, but applying a Function.
"Before Windows 8 and Metro came along, power users and casual users — the content creators and the content consumers — had to share the same space," he added. "It was like a rented tuxedo coat — something that somewhat fit a wide variety of people." As an example, he cited multiple desktops, a feature frequently requested by power users that confuses average consumers, so hasn't been implemented. "It's not that the desktop was too difficult for casual users, it's that by tailoring the desktop for casual users and power users, we had our hands tied by what we could provide for the power users," he continued. "By separating the two workflows, we can make the desktop more advanced than what the casual users are comfortable with, to the benefit of the power users."
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A couple of things power users enjoy in OSX:
- The automator
- Using these to design workflows involving different applications
If you are creative and willing to learn a bit, you are getting pretty damn enabled in OSX by these extremely well thought through tool sets.
And I actually even like the Finder. Miller Columns mode together with a persistent info window, and of course activated services linked to my custimized scripts, is working fantastic.
As someone who knows a little bit of mathematical modeling and statistics, I have to point out that they did not predict the percentages, since they already were known! The correct term would be retrodict.
I upgraded to 2.0.0 on my old PowerPC G4 iMac, which I like to use as a movie player "for the design". Warning for that! No sound, red stripes all over the frame... The upside is that it's really easy to downgrade, just move the old app bundle back from the trash can to the applications folder.