“If you’re using a programming language named after a sketch comedy troupe, you had better have a sense of humor.”
(David Goodger, on proper Python coding)
“Personal security may, in fact, be the most important human right. Without it the others mean little. People aren’t free if they have to hide in their homes from death squads and car bombs.”
(Michael Totten, on counter-terrorism as humanitarian work)
It finally occurred to me to google for
hydrology wiki. This turned up the FloodRiskNet catalogue of methods, which deals with methods for uncertainty analysis in flooding risk estimation, the Experimental Hydrology wiki, and the Distributed Hydrological Modelling wiki by Ricardo Rigon and his crew at the University of Trento.
And they even appear to be live.
Ran across Scirus while reading blogs; it’s a search engine for the quantitative sciences including parts of the Deep Web, with fairly glowing reviews. Built by Elsevier, and yet open and free. Cool, huh?
“Clearly my cult of personality is enthusiastic but really bad at taking direction.”
(John Scalzi, on being nominated for the Best Fan Writer Hugo)
Hat tip to the crew from PSE library at UQ.
“A penchant for contrarianism is a valuable instinct, but one’s mind shouldn’t be so open that the wind blows through it.”
(one of the collective on Free Exchange)