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Installing NetCDF and R ‘ncdf’

If you work with large, gridded datasets you should probably be using NetCDF, the Network Common Data Form from Unidata: NetCDF is a set of software libraries and self-describing, machine-independent data formats that support the creation, access, and sharing of …   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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Running Ubuntu 9.10 on an iMac

For the last three years our desktop work environment has consisted of a 14″ IBM ThinkPad running Ubuntu Linux.  We loved the mobility, reliability and no-nonsense work ethic of this combination.  Sadly, we realized that things had to change when …   read more …

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