Different approach: Engineering and management

I found interesting posts here and  here1  and was surprised by the difference in approach between blog posts and this news. On one stage we have a developer, who is testing modern frameworks in several programming languages in order to choose one for his new project. On another we have ...

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RF engineering today

I have a brand new cool piece of kit Anritsu MS2691A with optional signal generator inside. Apart from playing with it for the last two weeks, we spend half of the day with my prof trying to get the thing working. You will be surprised to know that in order ...

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Prototyping and testing in scientific programming

What we often do in signal processing research is called prototyping. Commonly used tools for prototyping mathematical model is Matlab and Simulink, Mathematica and similar “bricks”.

Prototyping require a lot of thought and easy writing of “throw it away” code. Once prototype is finished we stick with a tool and ...

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Bug or feature of western union money transfer service

Today, I was trying to transfer money into Russia using my usual account on westernunion.co.uk. My first attempt clearly failed, because Safari (recently updated) isn't supported by website.

Second attempt was successful, and results in following page:

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So, transaction was completed, but in order to complete transfer ...

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Croquet Consortium - future is here.

Tt's just not widely distributed yet. This is my favorite quote. Fellows real programmers Alex Ott and 13_49 pointed out to absolutely superb IDE for virtual worlds Croquet

I am just wondering how stable this platform on smalltalk is and applicable to researchers. It may be the thing to ...

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Sharing scientific project: the way to the bright future

I recently had a chat with people who will be doing "portal" for our university, for sharing information between departments, may be even between groups of the researchers. Nice guys will be using ms sharepoint as back-end

I hope they know what they are doing, otherwise it will be yet ...

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