Full article and analysis on New Scientist web site. Overeating now bigger global problem than lack of food – health – 18 December 2012 – New Scientist
I already blogged about Bayes’s Theorem application here. However I found this other introduction very interristing. The theorem is summarized by: Bayes’ theorem is the formula that calculates these updated probabilities. Using H to stand for a hypothesis (such as H1, H2 or H3), and E a piece of evidence (such as Result A, Result [...]
Nowadays we check weather forecast on TV, on the Internet or even using a WII. But if we were alone in an island, the tips described in this wikihow article would be useful. Found via haha.
In the TED presentation below, Dr Dean Ornish provides some insight about the rise of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases accros the globe.
Mark C. Chu-Carroll of Good Math published an interesting post on “C” language efficiency. He demonstrates that C or C++ are not the more efficient languages for numerical calculations like computational fluid dynamics. He takes the alias detection example: C or C++ compiler are unable to identify if two variables might be referencing the same [...]