Friday, January 28, 2011

Install matplotlib 1.01 on ubuntu

Download: Tarball of matplotlib from SF

Extract it, cd to directory

sudo apt-get install build-essential libpng12-dev libfreetype6-dev

sudo python setup.py build
sudo python setup.py install

That's it

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Lusine - "Two Dots"

This is one of the best music videos I have seen.



Beautiful lyrics too.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Interview: Alejandro Jodorowski

Part 1:




Part 2:




גרק

Friday, January 14, 2011

Thank them, and let them die

An excerpt:
For many scientists, the effect is especially troubling because of what it exposes about the scientific process. If replication is what separates the rigor of science from the squishiness of pseudoscience, where do we put all these rigorously validated findings that can no longer be proved? Which results should we believe? Francis Bacon, the early-modern philosopher and pioneer of the scientific method, once declared that experiments were essential, because they allowed us to “put nature to the question.” But it appears that nature often gives us different answers.

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GRQ

Monday, January 10, 2011

Ye Olde Science

... is the game of Name and Blame.

In the future science is like blogging

I wish kool aide wasn't so delicious, or threatening, oh wish in one hand!

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Magnets and electronics under the skin

Transending the Human DIY style

From the article:
“Bodily health takes a big fuck-off second seat to curiosity,” she says. “Though it hasn’t really changed my life, it’s just made me more curious.”

OK SWEET, DIY
Embrace technology
That nano-stuff is already in us though...
The grid is already around us...
and in us
of us
us
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