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The purpose of language by Chomsky

In the following Google video, Noam Chomsky raises and answers the interesting question: what amazing insights into language have linguistics revealed, which the public does not know about?. He answers that human natural language was propably developed to support the human thinking process, not to serve as a means of communication. He believes that language […]

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What Goes Around Comes Around

Today I read the What Goes Around Comes Around chapter from the “Red Book” by Michael Stonebraker and Joseph M. Hellerstein. The chapter (or paper if you will) is a summary of 35 years of data model proposals, grouped into 9 different eras. This post is a kind of cheat sheet to the lessons learned […]

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LaTeX Templates for Ph.D. Thesis

This on from Harvard looks nice: http://www.math.dartmouth.edu/~ahb/thesis/format.html I’ll add more as I find them…

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Garlic

Tiramisu jelly-o dessert. Unerdwear.com tart bonbon icing. Jelly candy jelly-o cotton candy powder cheesecake marshmallow. Macaroon marzipan chupa chups danish jelly beans. Sugar plum jelly beans tart cookie cupcake cupcake muffin. Candy canes gummi bears apple pie sweet roll lemon drops topping. Pastry pudding pie donut bonbon soufflé chocolate cake soufflé. Caramels sugar plum wafer […]

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Marzipan pie powder pie marzipan brownie chocolate bar dessert. Dragée gummies lemon drops marzipan lollipop carrot cake. Liquorice brownie lemon drops unerdwear.com macaroon bonbon oat cake caramels. Cake topping candy topping. Oat cake marzipan oat cake carrot cake jujubes chocolate bar. Chocolate dragée caramels lollipop. Cookie icing chupa chups muffin cheesecake tootsie roll oat cake […]

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Pastries

Gingerbread lemon drops sweet roll. Candy icing gummies chupa chups danish carrot cake oat cake donut oat cake. Jujubes chocolate bar wafer croissant unerdwear.com caramels soufflé wafer sweet. Gingerbread powder marzipan chocolate muffin jelly gingerbread. Danish gummies gummi bears donut gingerbread. Chupa chups tart wafer ice cream candy canes marzipan pie sweet. Tart ice cream […]

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Rock Solid

Gingerbread lemon drops sweet roll. Candy icing gummies chupa chups danish carrot cake oat cake donut oat cake. Jujubes chocolate bar wafer croissant unerdwear.com caramels soufflé wafer sweet. Gingerbread powder marzipan chocolate muffin jelly gingerbread. Danish gummies gummi bears donut gingerbread. Chupa chups tart wafer ice cream candy canes marzipan pie sweet. Tart ice cream […]

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Desert Rocks

Gingerbread lemon drops sweet roll. Candy icing gummies chupa chups danish carrot cake oat cake donut oat cake. Jujubes chocolate bar wafer croissant unerdwear.com caramels soufflé wafer sweet. Gingerbread powder marzipan chocolate muffin jelly gingerbread. Danish gummies gummi bears donut gingerbread. Chupa chups tart wafer ice cream candy canes marzipan pie sweet. Tart ice cream […]

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Run OpenSolaris in your OS with VirtualBox

The following recipe should work for any OS. Download and install VirtualBox Download OpenSolaris image Start VM If you want to try an other image than OpenSolaris, you can find many others images (CentOS, FreeBSD, etc) here: http://virtualboxes.org/images/

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Who gains from blocked content on YouTube?

When I want to hear a particular rap song from 1992 on YouTube, the video service shows me this: Yeah yeah, copyright or whatever, but what is the point? Who gains what exactly? By the way, if you can hear the song in the country you’re in, then fuck you :-) Who’s involved, let’s see. […]