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btbonval "What @stoft described in the first message is usually accomplished using a matched filter in DSP. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matched_filter " | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "@warren The line that you describe would be the weighted mean of the dataset (integral divided by two, aka area under the curve divided by two as @..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "Recently bumped into this: http://circuitmaker.com Haven't looked much into it, but the front page shows there are some collaboration tools as par..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "I hadn't heard of upverter. Adafruit has been pushing Eagle software, which is non-libre and has a cost. I've been seeing a lot of Eagle usage in ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "Pinoccio is an open source / open hardware solution that makes data collection a breeze. It runs on Arduino and makes everyone's life considerably ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "@mathew I must admit to not reading what was being discussed, only that you said I don't like iframes and @warren said its fine for pieces of media..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "@mathew iframes are a problem when a user can write the iframe any way he or she choses. If an iframe is part of a code base, maybe it isn't so goo..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "Thanks Anish! I'm glad to see the screenshots from MapKnitter! Can you edit this research note to link to the GitHub MapKnitter repository with th..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "These graphs look like there's a log normal pattern to them with spikes that break from the log normal distribution. If you can estimate the param..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "Btw it sounds like, for the moment, we have moved past the idea of portable documents which are worked on outside of Public Lab but may be imported..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "@donblair the logout button helps add a few more steps in the way of contributing to the conversation. I think the concept of a spoiler might suit..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval ""open science document", is a thread on the Public Lab mailing list. I think the thread is highly relevant to this discussion given the nature of i..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "There might be an argument for some file-based format which may be easier generated instead of relying solely on git. Public Lab's current Rails co..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "Just another advisory though: Public Lab has an extremely small developer team considering the number of users and the desires of the userbase. The..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "@bgamari Generally speaking, we actually do track edits on research notes, but it doesn't use diff-match-patch style updates. It maintains complete..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "@donblair Thanks for understanding. I was getting frustrated that my words had no meaning and I could not think how else to elucidate them. I see ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "Additionally, research notes do have spam buttons. You might need to be a moderator on the site to see them, though. We have a ticket about spam vo..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "What you want to accomplish would be like making Public Lab the AppStore or Kindle eBook Store for research notes, but without the pay. It's a dist..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "@walkerjeffd So what can convince you not to use iframes? Just curious. It seems like none of the general practices or advice are good enough? My..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "iframe does work with SSL so long as both the site and the iframe site have proper SSL certs. iframes have had a number of security vulnerabilities..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "@walkerjeffd, Another issue with iframes is spam detection. Right now there is a small cadre of folks who get every. single. research. note. ever..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "Now you've hit a bit of a problem on the head there: by scraping externally generated content, the web team is now bound to the needs of the extern..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "One would expect updates to be more rare than reads by a high margin. In terms of server work duties, checking for fresh data upstream github woul..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "iframes can cause a lot of problems with SSL, which is in the works, along with some other cross site dependency issues. It's generally a bad thing..." | Read more » over 7 years ago