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How Do You Manage a Terabyte?

This question has come up a couple of times, and I'd welcome feedback from readers. Suppose you have a large, but not enormous, amount of scientific data to ...
December 08, 2010

Pins, Balls, and Arbitrary Decisions

We'd like to include more extended examples like invasion percolation in this course, but they're surprisingly hard to write. One that seems simple at first...
December 06, 2010

Location Change for RHoK Toronto

Attention all RHoK Toronto participants: new location is UoT OISE Bldg 252 Bloor St West - Rooms 4410, 4414, 4418, 4420, 4422, 4426
December 03, 2010

Dr. Tae is Full of Crap

This video from Dr. Tae (whose first name is surprisingly difficult to find) is a half-hour grumble about the state of higher education. The key moment, thou...
December 02, 2010