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Farming was so Nice, It was Invented at Least Twice - ScienceNOWFarming was so Nice, It was Invented at Least Twice - ScienceNOW: "Whether farming arose once or a hundred times, it happened first in the Fertile Crescent, a broad region stretching from the Mediterranean Sea to Iran. Most research over the past decades has focused on the western stretches of the Fertile Crescent—including modern-day Israel, Palestine, Syria, Jordan and Turkey—in large part because those were the easiest areas to work in, both logistically and politically. Recent excavations in those areas have suggested that hunter-gatherers first began to gather and plant seeds from wild cereals and legumes, such as wheat, barley, and lentils, as early as 13,000 years ago. Over a few thousand years of such cultivation, the wild forms of these plants mutated into new, domesticated species that were easier to manage and harvest, making farming more productive and efficient."
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Triton Software Package - Scripps Whale Acoustic LabTriton Software Package - Scripps Whale Acoustic Lab: " There were two primary goals with the development of Triton. The first was to provide a tool which can be used to evaluate acoustic data recorded by Acoustic Recording Packages (ARPs), and more recently High-frequency Recording Packages (HARPs). These data are typically single channel, long duration (up to one year), continuous and scheduled duty-cycle time series. The time series data are often transformed to the spectral domain for evaluation as power spectra, spectrograms and Long Term Spectral Averages (LTSA). Triton provides the necessary tools to quickly review a large data set via an easy to use graphical user interface (GUI)."
Augmenting Human Intellect: A Conceptual Framework - 1962 (AUGMENT,3906,) - Doug Engelbart InstituteAugmenting Human Intellect: A Conceptual Framework - 1962 (AUGMENT,3906,) - Doug Engelbart Institute: "By "augmenting human intellect" we mean increasing the capability of a man to approach a complex problem situation, to gain comprehension to suit his particular needs, and to derive solutions to problems. Increased capability in this respect is taken to mean a mixture of the following: more-rapid comprehension, better comprehension, the possibility of gaining a useful degree of comprehension in a situation that previously was too complex, speedier solutions, better solutions, and the possibility of finding solutions to problems that before seemed insoluble."
Dirac delta function - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaDirac delta function - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "While from this perspective the Dirac delta can usually be manipulated as though it were a function, formally it must be defined as a distribution that is also a measure. "
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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