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  • How long is the Doom Loop cycle currently?

    Take a look at this Chomsky presentation, time it around 46:30. It seems that the most rational prediction would be that we are heading for another financial crisis, since financial systems are running a quote “Doom Loop”: Make huge gambles, make huge gains or fail. In the case of failure, get bailed out. This pattern […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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…

  • Garlic

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  • Chocolate

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  • Pastries

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  • Rock Solid

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  • Desert Rocks

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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/