Lion: "The Battle is Lost"
Warning: Rant (on) Made you look, didn’t I? There’s a reason. As some of you know, there’s a bug in Lion about a tool that most Mac users wouldn’t care about let alone use- in the dscl tool. I have no doubt whatsover that Apple will fix this bug. That’s not what’s bugging me.. it’s this attitude by a number of users and worse, system administrators...
Alternative Movie/Media Players for Mac OS X Lion
Here’s an informal list of the movie/media players that I use as an alternative to Quicktime: Movist (toggle between Quicktime & FFMPEG): http://code.google.com/p/movist/ MPlayer OS X Extended (listed on the official MPlayer site) http://www.mplayerhq.hu/design7/dload.html …or… http://mplayerosx.sttz.ch/ ..and my personal favorite, MPlayerX, which supports sequential movie...
Think Stats by Allen B. Downey
Upshot: If you’re at the very least acquainted with programming in Python, and need an intro/refresher to that Statistics class you took long ago, this book will move you into the 21st century. Some assembly required, special note for Mac OSX Lion users in this review. If you have some programming skills & access to Python, Think Stats is an excellent tour of Statistics. Like most...