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Google Calculator

Posted: March 1, 2007 in Cool Finds, How to...?
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This is one use of Google that many people don’t know about. The Google search bar can be used to evaluate arithmetic expressions, ranging from simple additions and subtractions to advanced expressions that contain trigonometric functions, logarithms, and exponents. Just type something like: 20-7^4+cos(pi/3) and see Google at work!
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What to Look for in a Laptop?

Posted: October 30, 2006 in How to...?
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Laptops are increasingly replacing desktop PCs at work. A laptop offers a number of advantages, particularly portability. If you are planning to buy a laptop, you have to consider a number of factors that are not taken into account when buying a desktop PC. These factors can be summarized as follows: (more…)

What is a Research Poster?
A poster is where the researcher directly presents their research results as a visual display, which is positioned on poster board. The poster is usually a mixture of a brief text, mixed with tables, graphs, pictures, and other presentation formats. The researcher stands by the poster display during an assigned time, while other conference participants can come and view the presentation and interact with the author.
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How many times have you been at a presentation and felt like either it was so boring, so long, or that the presenter has no idea what they are talking about? I have seen (and given) more than a few talks and presentations. The following 10 points summarize what (in my own opinion) a presenter should do to give a great presentation.
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