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Installing subversion 1.7.10 on OSX Yosemite

You can’t call me a luddite any more — I finally started upgrading my mid-2010 MacBook Pro with 8GB of RAM to OSX 10.10 — Yosemite. Trickiest thing so far was installing an older version of Subversion. Here are my …   read more …

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Installing FFTW3 and the ‘fftw’ R package

If you have to compile code that uses Fourier Transforms you may wish to use the FFTW library which the authors describe thusly: Our benchmarks, performed on on a variety of platforms, show that FFTW’s performance is typically superior to that …   read more …

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Running Ubuntu 12.04 on an iMac

I’ve been very happy with my late 2009, 27″ iMac. I recently maxed out the memory at 16 GB but it still runs great for the kind of scientific programming and data visualization I do. Because of this machine I …   read more …

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