Mac OS X Lion Install of python, numpy, scipy and pandas

:Title: :Date: 4/21/2012 Introduction I found a good online tutorial around Installing Python, virtualenv, NumPy, SciPy, matplotlib and IPython on Lion,… well, mostly…. There are a couple fundamental differences between wat I do and what I will call the “green room” installation:\ XCode no longer comes with Command Line Utilities, so if you just start … [Read more…]

A Newly Lit Horizon, My “Aha” Moment in Mathematics

Introduction Mathematics has never seemed fascinating to me. New material and methodologies are presented, you practice using the provided algorithms, and then you solve very specific types of problems using the information you have been given and have practiced. It’s kind of like putting together something from IKEA. Sure it’s confusing at first with the … [Read more…]