The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...' --Isaac Asimov
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Proofing a manuscript

February 6th, 2010 3 Comments

I recently got the proofs back for an accepted manuscript and had to go about making sure the editors didn’t screw anything up when they typeset the text. One way I’ve done this in the past (idea via Gabrielle!) is to coerce a co-author into helping me read the entire manuscript. Backwards. One conspirator reads […]

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kubuntu 8.10 on macbook5

November 2nd, 2008 No Comments

I just bought an aluminum macbook5,1 and successfully installed kubuntu 8.10 intrepid ibex onto it. Mostly, I used this wiki page: Aluminum and this forum thread: UPDATE 2009-01-08: I’ve got the macbook back, now with it’s 3rd logic board and 2nd magsafe board. The tech said he thinks there was a ‘bad batch’ […]

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