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Bob Dylan "Restless Farewell"

This song is a masterpiece. The sentimental tune, borrowed from The Parting Glass, amplifies the emotional power of the lyrics, which are pure poetry. The song is about a life lived honestly and the life beyond this life that waits.  … Continue reading

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Meaning of Bob Dylan's "License to Kill"

It's hard to believe I'm 41 years old, count myself as a Bob Dylan fan, and have never heard this song.  Watch Mr. Dylan on David Letterman.  It's mesmerizing. So, what does it mean? Here's my interpretation:  At its base, … Continue reading

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experience quality

My blood pressure goes down when I edit text in a text editor, write equations in LaTex, store arrays in HDF5, write numerical code in numerical python,  or any time I hit a nail with a hammer. ...to truly experience … Continue reading

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Brad Osgood's Fourier Transform Course

Stanford and many other universities have made videos of class lectures available for free via youtube and other outlets (such as iTunes U). Let's pause for a moment and appreciate that. Holy crap! You mean I can learn linear algebra … Continue reading

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