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1. ## Thread: Career Help Advice

by DavidP
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### Is there a university near you? Research labs are...

Is there a university near you? Research labs are often looking for coders of any kind. Email any professor in a science or enginnering department and ask if they are looking for coding help.
2. ## Thread: A question about handling Fourier transform results

by DavidP
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### Ah crap, just figured out that you're right. I...

Ah crap, just figured out that you're right. I could dissect out each pull above 35 grams, and then simply zero-pad them all to each be 2500 samples.
3. ## Thread: A question about handling Fourier transform results

by DavidP
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### Nominal Animal, Just because the force is...

Nominal Animal,

Just because the force is below 35 grams doesn't mean it is zero. Certainly I could zero-out everything that is below 35 grams and take an FFT of the entire 2500 samples, but that...
4. ## Thread: A question about handling Fourier transform results

by DavidP
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### A question about handling Fourier transform results

Hey y'all,

Been years since I've posted here. Anyway, let's see if anybody can help me take a crack at this problem I'm having. It's programming related, but not code related nor C++ related...
5. ## Thread: Dave Sinkula

by DavidP
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### Oh man, it's been awhile since I've visited the...

Oh man, it's been awhile since I've visited the board. I come back, and the first post I see is about Dave Sinkula. Brings me back.
6. ## Thread: Identifying patents and then following a course of action

by DavidP
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### Identifying patents and then following a course of action

I am developing a piece of software which I believe is really cool and very useful. I am currently primarily targeting Android, but I would like to target iOS, Windows Phone, and Windows RT in the...
7. ## Thread: history of cboard

by DavidP
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### I remember all the mud-slinging back in the day. ...

I remember all the mud-slinging back in the day. Good times! I used to post in these forums quite often, but rarely in recent years just because life is busy with so many other things. I do still...
8. ## Thread: I want one of those....

by DavidP
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### This actually looks quite cool: ...

This actually looks quite cool:

https://getmyo.com/
9. ## Thread: What the heck happened to me?

by DavidP
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### Glad to hear you're okay! FYI in the case of...

Glad to hear you're okay!

FYI in the case of a heart attack, not only do they not all feel painful, but many - even if painful - don't feel like chest pain. There is a symptom called "referred...
10. ## Thread: I'm back!

by DavidP
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### Welcome back! I still lurk around here, although...

Welcome back! I still lurk around here, although to be honest I post a lot less often now. Congrats on the PhD! That's awesome. Working on one myself right now in neuroscience.
11. ## Thread: Dennis M. Ritchie

by DavidP
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### RIP dmr. Sad to hear this news.

RIP dmr. Sad to hear this news.
12. ## Thread: Steve Jobs dead at age 56

by DavidP
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### It's a sad day. He will be missed. He really...

It's a sad day. He will be missed. He really did both innovate and lead a lot of innovation in the tech industry.
13. ## Thread: I know what I did in September 2001

by DavidP
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### I was 16 years old at the time. I remember going...

I was 16 years old at the time. I remember going to school that day and hearing small amounts of chatter about it in the morning, but I didn't hear anything solid until 3rd period choir class - my...
14. ## Thread: Book recommendations for designing databases?

by DavidP
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### Book recommendations for designing databases?

Any good book recommendations for designing an SQL database for a website? I'm not a complete novice on the issue, of course. I have SQL experience and have done quite a bit of web development, but...
15. ## Thread: Proper Google Search Terms

by DavidP
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### You could try going to a university's website and...

You could try going to a university's website and look at the course page for their "languages and compilers" course, and see what material they have to offer.

For example, I went to BYU, and they...
16. ## Thread: Firefox 5 (Mozilla Release Strategy)

by DavidP
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### At the current rate they will be at Firefox 23 in...

At the current rate they will be at Firefox 23 in a matter of years. I don't like the idea of doing major version bumping at such an increased rate...simply because it seems weird to say "yeah I'm...
17. ## Thread: Is this a good place to start...

by DavidP
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### When coding in C++ I tend to use Code::Blocks...

When coding in C++ I tend to use Code::Blocks quite a bit. The compiler I normally use with Code::Blocks is MingW (which as anduril already stated is just GCC ported to Windows). Code::Blocks is...
18. ## Thread: Word Perfect Help!

by DavidP
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### Can you use a newer version of the Word Perfect...

Can you use a newer version of the Word Perfect to do the trick? It looks like they have a free trial version on Corel's website.
19. ## Thread: Hello all, I am new around here...

by DavidP
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### Welcome! We have a good, active community here. ...

Welcome! We have a good, active community here. Hopefully we can answer any questions you may have.
20. ## Thread: Second year paper.

by DavidP
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### Does Java allow the "\$" character to be included...

Does Java allow the "\$" character to be included in variable names? I've only seen that in PHP and BASIC...
21. ## Thread: IE9

by DavidP
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### I like both Firefox and Chrome. I primarily...

I like both Firefox and Chrome.

I primarily use Firefox because of the NoScript extension which I love. Apparently there is a new extension for Chrome which does the same thing (it's not made by...
22. ## Thread: Are master in CS worth it?

by DavidP
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### Do you mean software architect? Software...

Do you mean software architect? Software engineer is an entry level position...I'm 25 and I'm a software engineer...
23. ## Thread: Preparing for job interview

by DavidP
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### Yeah most job interviews will have some form of...

Yeah most job interviews will have some form of that. Just practice (by doing more interviews), and you will get better at it.

What I don't like is when they expect you to write picture-perfect...
24. ## Thread: Next level of retirement....

by DavidP
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### I've installed Windows 7 on 3 computers and it...

I've installed Windows 7 on 3 computers and it has worked flawlessly.

The only trouble I have had is on one computer which is about 8 years old. I had to search around for the correct drivers for...
25. ## Thread: Converting 1100110.11 to base10

by DavidP
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### I'm surprised this entire argument has even...

I'm surprised this entire argument has even happened.

First of all, despite the fact that "10" could represent a number in essentially any base, I think it's quite easy to derive from the context...
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