UMich Python course rocks – Coursera

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If you are new to programming or want to improve your empirically acquired skills, I would highly recommend the Python Specialization offered by the University of Michigan on Coursera.org  This has been by far the best MOOC experience I have ever had, offered by an instructor who is well versed in the subject as well as an outstanding educator: Prof. Charles “Chuck” Severance. Continúa leyendo UMich Python course rocks – Coursera

Restoring a Toshiba portable to factory settings

Recently I had to restore a Toshiba mini portable computer (NB505-SP0144KL) to factory settings. However, I was faced with the fact that there was no media to do the restore. Although I initially used a non OEM license for an initial restore of the OS, I had issues with the drivers.   Luckily I hadn’t erased the restore partition. Continúa leyendo Restoring a Toshiba portable to factory settings

What is a good research question?

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Research is a systematic inquiry to understand the contemporary world.  Research is based on a question to answer a relevant issue in the real world or in the theoretical frameworks used to understand the real world.  A good research question has three attributes: Continúa leyendo What is a good research question?

Core Skill 1: Prioritizing your values 1.4

One of the difficult things to find about values is that many times we do not know how to name them or how to describe them.  A number of frameworks of values have been developed recently to help identify without ambiguity values. Continúa leyendo Core Skill 1: Prioritizing your values 1.4