Aarhus University’s reply to SJW letter

In the fallout of the OKCupid dataset release, some people wrote a complaint letter to Aarhus University. I haven’t read the letter, but Aarhus University has now replied to it: Reply to Oliver Keyes et al Basically, the letter affirms everything I’ve already said, namely: University was not involved, so: Their ethics rules do not…

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python, virtualenv, pip and sudo/permissions

The problem: To install a virtualenv (virtual environment for python) under a common (not user) folder, so that it is accessible to other users. If we try without using sudo, we get a permission error: [go into virtualenv called env] pip3 install fibo >[lots of stuff] >PermissionError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: ‘/django/env/lib/python3.4/site-packages/Fibo.py’ If we try…

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Useful Twitter extensions for Firefox

I often share material on Twitter when I find something interesting. This is the primary purpose of Twitter for me: share and find interesting links. Right now, the process is a bit cumbersome. I have to switch tabs and paste the URL manually. Sometimes I need to also copy the title which means another set…

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Traffic statistics per June 20th, 2015

Since James Thompson is posting statistics, here are some for comparison. Note that the statistics for this covers all sites hosted by this server, so that includes: both Danish and English blogs, lyddansk.dk, legaliser.nu, Understanding Statistics, as well as a host of other subsites that can be found via the old front page. Note that…

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The sibling control design

A friend of mine and his brother just received their 23andme results. In a table they look like this (I have added myself for comparison): Macrorace Bro1 Bro2 Emil European 52.6 53 99.8 MENA 42.5 41.3 0.2 South Asian 2.8 3.4 0 East Asian & Amerindian 1.1 0.7 0 Sub-Saharan African 0.5 0.5 0 Oceanian…

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Tox, a decent alternative to Skype etc.

For years I have looked for a good alternative to Skype. Skype has some nice features including: Group conversations Voice and video chat A chat history Good interface Ease of use It also have some nasty features I diswant: Closed source Ads NSA et al spying So, the quest is to find something that has…

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