How to Fix iOS 7’s Biggest Annoyances

How to Fix iOS 7’s Biggest Annoyances

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With the release of any new operating system comes a slew of slight problems and annoyances. iOS 7 is no different. While certain things won’t annoy everyone, a few minor problems are bound to trouble people. With that in mind, here’s how to fix some of the more common annoyances.

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The PPI Plots have arrived!!

So happy, just made my first set of PPI (Plan Position Indicator) plots yesterday!

I started processing weather radar data from the KOUN radar (U of Oklahoma), estimated the three spectral processing moments of a single-pol Doppler radar (reflectivity, mean radial velocity, spectrum width) using the 2 traditional methods, the covariance and the spectral processing method. After estimating the moments for each range bin, I continued with the whole radial and finally swiped through all the radials covering the 360 degrees to make the PPI plots.

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How to Pick the Right Electronics Board for Your DIY Project

How to Pick the Right Electronics Board for Your DIY Project

How to Pick the Right Electronics Board for Your DIY Project

Some of the best DIY projects use microcontrollers or cheap single board computers to automate awesome stuff. But Between the Arduino, the Raspberry Pi, and the BeagleBone, it’s hard to figure out which is best for a project. Let’s demystify the most popular boards and make the selection process a bit easier.

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Finally! The estimators for the 3 spectral moments have arrived!

After a few days of working in Matlab, and reading some books on radar signal processing, I’ve arrived to my first program to compute the estimators of the 3 spectral moments of weather radar signals! These are: Received power (Reflectivity field), Mean velocity of the scatterers, Spectrum Width.

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Top 10 Relaxing Projects to Soothe Your Overworked Mind

Top 10 Relaxing Projects to Soothe Your Overworked Mind

Top 10 Relaxing Projects to Soothe Your Overworked Mind

Rough week at the office? No plans for the weekend? Here are 10 projects that’ll ease your mind and give yourself a break.

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Five Best Grills

Five Best Grills

Five Best Grills

With the summer grilling season upon us, you may be looking for the perfect backyard cooking surface for your next cookout, or you may just have strong opinions on which grills do the best job at helping a skilled cook turn out the best dishes. Whichever it is, we asked you for your picks for the best grills on the market, and you responded. Here are five of the best, based on your nominations.

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Drink Beer for Big Ideas, Coffee to Get Them Done

Drink Beer for Big Ideas, Coffee to Get Them Done

Drink Beer for Big Ideas, Coffee to Get Them Done

I didn’t know what I was going to write about today. When this happens, normally I grab a coffee to help get the ideas flowing, but for the last few days in Montreal, no one’s been allowed to drink the water due to a bacteria leakage. This also means: no coffee. So instead, I grabbed the next best thing to help me get going: a beer.

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Top 10 Ways to Save Money on Tech

Top 10 Ways to Save Money on Tech

We technophiles picked an expensive hobby to pursue, but that doesn’t mean you can’t cut a few corners. Here are the best ways to save money on tech without taking a step down in quality.

10. Skip the Extended Warranty

Every time you go to buy a gadget, no matter how big or small, you’ve probably been asked whether you want to buy an extended warranty or other form of insurance. Not only will these increase the cost of the product, but they just aren’t always worth it. If you’re particularly clumsy and tend to break things, go for it—but otherwise, you’re probably better off creating your own extended warranty fund, which will save you more money in the long run. Alternatively, if you have a good credit card, you probably already get an extended warrantyjust for buying the product, so check up on your credit card rewards before you buy.

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[latex] Multiple figures under the same caption using ``subfigure''

The LaTeX logo, typeset with LaTeX

The LaTeX logo, typeset with LaTeX (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you want to put several small figures under the same caption, then you need to include the subfigure (along with  graphicx) package. The format is something like this:

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Five Best Mind Mapping Tools

Mind mapping is a great way to brainstorm, make a plan, or turn ideas into the steps needed to make it real. Thankfully, there are great tools out there to help you build mind maps, organize them, and save them for later. Here’s a look at five of the best, based on your nominations.

Earlier this week, we asked you which mind mapping tools you thought were the best. We tallied up your nominations, and now we’re back to highlight the top five.

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