Monthly Archives: November 2009

Information

It all started with “information is beautiful”, with this post about the 2012 non-issue, and then it went to this interesting figure which I am pondering…not sure if the labels are correct. Finally I was pointed to infochimps, a collection … Continue reading

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Autotune, Science, and Creativity

I was just introduced to a very creative project called the Symphony of Science. It uses a technology called Autotune, traditionally used to keep lousy pop singers in key. In real-time it adjusts the pitch of the singer, so what … Continue reading

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Yet another reason to leave Iraq…dowsing for bombs

So it seems as if the Iraqi police are dowsing for bombs and firearms, as covered in the New York Times and James Randi. They are doing this using a device they’ve purchased to the tune of $80 million, and … Continue reading

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