Friday, March 28, 2014

Graphical perception: fundamentals

Graphical perception – learn the fundamentals first:


The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see.
—John W. Tukey. Exploratory Data Analysis. 1977.

Leslie Lamport - Turing Award Winner

Leslie Lamport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Leslie Lamport - A.M. Turing Award Winner:

"For fundamental contributions to the theory and practice of distributed and concurrent systems, notably the invention of concepts such as causality and logical clocks, safety and liveness, replicated state machines, and sequential consistency."

Leslie Lamport, a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, has been named as the recipient of the 2013 ACM A.M. Turing Award for imposing clear, well-defined coherence on the seemingly chaotic behavior of distributed computing systems

Leslie Lamport Selected as 2013 ACM A.M. Turing Award Winner | Microsoft Research Luminaries | Channel 9

E2E: Erik Meijer and Leslie Lamport - Mathematical Reasoning and Distributed Systems | Going Deep | Channel 9

Paxos (computer science) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

LaTeX - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Turing Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

IoT Thermal Printer with Raspberry Pi

IoT Thermal Printer, all with a little Py and Pi | Coding4Fun Blog | Channel 9:


Mini Thermal Receipt Printer ID: 597 - $49.95 : Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits

Raspberry Pi Model B 512MB RAM ID: 998 - $39.95 : Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits

Explain Git with D3.js

Explain Git with D3:

"This website is designed to help you understand some basic git concepts visually"