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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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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Open Access– is there still a debate?

September 18th, 2008 No Comments

Clearly, the publishers think there is. “[John] Conyers, a liberal Democrat whom one might expect to be on the other side of this issue, is taking harsh aim at a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) policy requiring NIH-funded scientists to archive their published papers in a publicly accessible database within a year of publication.” […]

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