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Building a Linear Regression Model for Real World Problems, in R

In this blog, i will try to make this concept of regression simple and intuitive for everyone. Understanding maths behind a concept is always a must …

Algorithms

The best ways to make your vinyl records sound better

Cool New Features in Python 3.7

Python 3.7 is officially released! This new Python version has been in development since September 2016, and now we all get to enjoy the results of …

Building a Second Brain in Emacs and Org-Mode

By Michael Fogleman @mwfogleman<p><i>Note from Tiago: This is the first in a series of guest posts I hope to eventually publish, showing how knowledge</i> …

Writing and debugging Linux C++ applications from Visual Studio using the "Windows Subsystem for Linux"

I've blogged about the "Windows Subsystem for Linux" (also known as "Bash on Ubuntu on Windows") many times before. Response to this Windows feature …

Linux

2016 Editors' Choice Awards: Turntables $1,000-$2,000

Rega RP3$1095 (with Elys 2 MM cartridge) With a phenolic-resin “double brace” creating a “stressed beam” between the main-bearing hub and tonearm …

Audiophile

How To Learn Programming in C

The foundational programming language isn’t easy, but there are a billion resources to get you started.<p>Last weekend I incurred the understandable wrath of many a programmer by suggesting that new coders learn coding "the hard way" via the C programming language rather than the language most of the …

Does my phone have a DAC? Explaining DACs and Amps in smartphones today

We get this question a lot, and now that so many phones no longer have a headphone jack, it's even more common: Does my phone have a DAC? What …

Remembering a Heyday in Hi-Fi Industrial Design

Every step forward in the 1970s seemed to come with an equivalent step back. One President stopped shooting. Then his replacement was fired on twice. …

Audiophile

Reel-to-reel tape is the new vinyl

The roots of this audio trend can be traced back to 2013, when a persnickety critic for <i>The Absolute Sound</i> shocked his readers by proclaiming that a new reel-to-reel deck designed by a team of fanatic engineers absolutely crushed the highest rated turntable rig ever reviewed by the magazine. A …

How a Digital Guy Fell in Love with a Vintage Stereo Receiver

To enjoy music like an audiophile, light up your living room with 1970s hardware<p>I’<b>m in love with my Sansui 9090 receiver</b>. It’s big and it is …

Comment on Some tips for learning Org Mode for Emacs by Jason John Wells

Really helpful to come back to your visuals as I try to introduce Emacs/Org-mode/LaTeX to my wife, tutor and academic strategist. I belief that Emacs …

Running Python and R inside Emacs

Emacs org-mode lets you manage blocks of source code inside a text file. You can execute these blocks and have the output display in your text file. …

Efficiently Browsing Text or Code in Emacs

Searching a large code base or text dumps for sections of interest can be frustrating. This article walks you through using Emacs to make the task …

Emacs org-mode examples and cookbook

Table of Contents<p>1. Introduction<p>2. Header<p>2.1. General metadata<br>• 2.2. Common export parameters<br>• 2.3. emacs options<br>• 2.4. HTML export options<br>• 2.5. LaTeX …

super-emacs

An out-of-the-box Emacs configuration with super powers, now also on Docker!<p>Video<p>Setup<p>Clone the repository with<p>or download the repository as an …

The 11 Most Beautiful Mathematical Equations

1 of 13<p>Introduction<p>Mathematical equations aren't just useful — many are quite beautiful. And many scientists admit they are often fond of particular …

Emacs: Run Shell in Emacs

Emacs: Run Shell in Emacs (major update)

Linux

C Programming Language app review: write and compile with this invaluable development app

Introduction<p>C Programming Language by Dimitry Kovba enables you to design and compile your own programs and protocols using the globally recognized C …

Programming Languages

Larry and Jen do Roman Numerals in C++

Larry and Jen from the popular Deep C (and C++) slide-deck are back. This time they practice C++ by doing do the Roman Numeral conversion problem.

LinkedIn

C++ Template

An quick overview of Template in C++ with a bit flavor of emotion and a light sketch of humanity in it.

LinkedIn

The 10 Most Essential TV Episodes from Sopranos, Breaking Bad

In the last 15 years TV has reached new heights of narrative—think The Sopranos, The Wire, Breaking Bad—and here are the 10 most essential episodes …