Archive for March, 2009

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Hands-on with GPULib at VISualize 2009

Peter Messmer and I will be doing a hands-on demo with GPULib after the talks on the first day of VISualize 2009 (5 pm on April 15 at the same location). If you are interested, you need to sign-up. We’ll get you started with what you need to know to begin using GPULib to get […]

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Saturday, March 21st, 2009

VISualize 2009

VISualize 2009 is an IDL user group meeting organized by ITT VIS in Washington, DC, scheduled for April 15-16. Peter Messmer will be talking about GPULib and I will be helping with the hands on demo/training at the end of the day. Plenty of other IDL gurus will be speaking: Liam Gumley, Craig Markwardt, Rob […]

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Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

IDL 7.1 features

With IDL 7.1 being released today, I thought it would be useful to have a series of articles with examples about the new features introduced in IDL 7.1. I’m not going to cover the features that were added between 7.0 and 7.1 i.e. Mac OS X 64-bit support, updated scientific library support, updated IDL Workbench […]

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Friday, March 6th, 2009

Correlation vs. causation

Another good one from xkcd (well, they are all pretty good, but this one just hits close to home). Here are some other math/stats related xkcd comics.

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