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Big Data what Google Ngrams learned from 5 million books

WORTH HEARING – Studio 360 Friday, August 09, 2013  BIG DATA AND CULTUROMICS WORTH USING – Google Ngram Viewer WORTH READING –  Uncharted: Big Data as a Lens on Human Culture  Erez Aiden (Author), Jean-Baptiste Michel (Author) WORTH READING NYT OP-ED COLUMNIST DAVID BROOKS What Our Words Tell Us May 20, 2013 WORTH WATCHING – TED TALKS Jean-Baptiste […]

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speechless

i can’t be the only person who feels a little guilty for owning a 6L pressure cooker.   I shouldn’t have to explain that too much… it’s my lizard brain’s knee jerk reaction to helpless feeling shared with the rest of the world right now.   No one i know was involved in the bombing..as […]

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bells and whistles

the Kindle Fire is a quasi android tablet…..android is the freerange operating system that combats the global domination of the ipad and iphones IOS…The reason it is only quasi, is that Amazon WANTs you to buy stuff from THEM for this device…heck the opening flash page is a rotating advertisement ….apparently you CAN spend $15 […]

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me love you long time

I’m in love…my copy of Dragon Dictation came in the mail today…it was on sale at amazon the other day. i”m not sure what it was priced at before the sale..but i think it got for less than $29. They probably have a new edition coming out in a few months and want to shovel […]

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bookmaking

I spent the last few days with a tech from North Carolina controlling my computer trying to FIX different bugs in my computer that were preventing me from running Photoshop 7, which i desperately need, so i can run the half tone dot removing filter over some images I have swiped from various sources. I […]

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new eyes

not even gonna apologize..i’m busy…for some reason i seem to have a lot of energy to put into this project…SicPress is actually living up to its name. I am working on it, nearly to the exclusion of all my other jobs. I need to get out today and take some photos for the rail trail […]

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sicpress

  i can’t remember what i was exactly what i thinking when i came up with that…I’m using ‘Sic’  meaning THUS as in ‘As Is’ press.   So basically it was an excuse to make mistakes.  Sorry fella you purchased it AS IS.   I published a few things using Createspace.com  under the imprint  but […]

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what kind of season is this otto?

I spied this puddle/pond out on the Danvers rail trail today…and I was dumbfounded…apparently mother nature doesn’t know that this is supposed to be JANU-FUCKING-WARY. Since we had that freak October snowstorm that kicked the crap out of New England we never did get a decent winter. Any snow fall hasn’t lasted more than a […]

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through a glass darkly

I have had a good week..and i have been spoiling myself rotten. someone’s got a job for me brokering truck shipments and i actually don’t have any utility companies gunning for me…no really i don’t…and i have shipped almost everything in my inbox. like i said a good week…basically it’s good when i am not […]

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sunny side

I surrender….how long did i go? 6 weeks…8? doesn’t matter… I got three checks in the mail yesterday so i took the opportunity to go food shopping before it all sizzled away like spit on a griddle…i entered the grocery store vegan and left it vegetarian. with 6 organic free range eggs and a couple […]

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