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Entries from December 2006

Video: The James Bond title sequences

December 11th, 2006 · No Comments

A youtube playlist with all the James Bond movie titles (shown at the start of the movie). I have loved each of the ones I have seen at the theater. The latest one was too gorgeous for words, though I must say I missed the Bond Music Theme sorely this time.

Martin Klasch: Video: The James [...]

Tags: lists · movies

Logical Paradoxes

December 10th, 2006 · No Comments

A list and explanation of some of the more famous paradoxes. Of course, most of these are also on wikipedia, but this is a site you can spend a couple of hours on, if you so desire.

Logical Paradoxes .info
This site explains many of the classic paradoxes, including Achilles and the Tortoise, The Paradox of the [...]

Tags: lists · science

Highest-Paying Jobs in the US : from CareerBuilder.com

December 9th, 2006 · No Comments

Highest-Paying Jobs in the US : Career Advice Article at CareerBuilder.com
Top Paying Jobs Overall

The message is clear, don’t waste time blogging – go get working at the flight simulator game instead
# Physicians and surgeons — $147,000
# Aircraft pilots — $133,500
# Chief executives — $116,000
# Electrical and electronic engineers — $112,000
# Lawyers and [...]

Tags: education · lists

Getting to Grips with Latex – Latex Tutorials by Andrew Roberts

December 8th, 2006 · No Comments

I am in love with LaTeX, the intelligent text formatter. Someday I will write a book with LaTeX. For that day, then, I save the following resource:
Getting to Grips with Latex – Latex Tutorials by Andrew Roberts @ School of Computing, University of Leeds

I wouldn’t consider myself an expert, but I’m learning all the time. [...]

Tags: books · education · technology

100 Notable Books of the Year – The New York Times Book Review – New York Times

December 7th, 2006 · No Comments

Trying to find that elusive book to gift someone or treat yourself? Pick one that is new, released this past year. The following link also has links to notable books from each of the pst 4-5 years.

100 Notable Books of the Year – The New York Times Book Review – New York Times
The Book Review [...]

Tags: books · lists

Ten Simple Rules for Selecting a Postdoctoral Position

December 6th, 2006 · No Comments

PLoS Computational Biology – Ten Simple Rules for Selecting a Postdoctoral Position

You are a PhD candidate and your thesis defense is already in sight. You have decided you would like to continue with a postdoctoral position rather than moving into industry as the next step in your career (that decision should be the subject of [...]

Tags: education · science

No WWW Please

December 6th, 2006 · No Comments

Read the no-www faq to get the answers to the question, “Why does www.routineorder.com redirect me to routineorder.com?”. The tacked on “www” is evil. Enough said.

Oh, and by the way, welcome to my spanking new anonymous blog. A river of thought will follow.

Tags: about · technology

Hello world!

December 6th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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