Monthly Archives: December 2010

C-SPAN: U.S.-China Relationship

Yesterday I listened to this C-SPAN3 presentation, U.S.-China Relationship, starting at the 50 minutes 20 second mark until the end. The description follows: Participants talked about the relationship between the U.S. and China. Among the topics they addresses were trade … Continue reading

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The Beginning Python Tutorial

This is a followup to this previous post, Python Programming Language. Today I read all the chapters in the, Beginning Python Tutorial. There are some slight differences between this program language and others I’ve used previously. I like the flexibility … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: President Obama and Former President Clinton remarks on Tax Cuts

I watched the Tax Cut Press Conference today between the two leaders: President Obama and President Clinton. My insightful comment is next. A historic moment today. At least for the remaining Lame Duck Session, the U.S. has two de-facto co-Presidents. … Continue reading

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Python Programming Language

One of the many computer languages I’ve never used is Python. The cross-platform language version 3.1.3 is useful in many ways. One way I’m interested in it is for Hadoop. Below I’ve listed some related resources including some tutorial references: … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: President Obama’s Remarks on Tax Cuts and Unemployment Benefits

I listened to the President’s News Conference today. The description of the session is next: As an Independent Centrist, I politically align myself more with the Tea Party Advocates instead of the Democrats or GOP. That perspective allows me to be wary … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: The Impact of WWII on the Future of Warfare

This afternoon I watched the session, The Impact of WWII on the Future of Warfare from March 21, 2000. The description from C-SPAN is below: Military historian John Keegan spoke about his book The Second World War. The book is … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Day of Deceit: The Truth About FDR and Pearl Harbor

This afternoon I watched this BookTV session, Day of Deceit: The Truth About FDR and Pearl Harbor from May 24, 2000. The description from C-SPAN is below: Mr. Stinnett talked about his book Day of Deceit: The Truth About FDR and … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Presidential Meeting with New Governors

Today I watched the video of President Obama and Vice President Biden presenting comments to the newly elected State Governors gathered in the White House. I found both the President and Vice President giving open and cordial remarks, without the … Continue reading

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Amazon Services Update 12/03/10

A follow-up to my previous post, Amazon AWS Services Start: I installed the Command Line Tools and configured them correctly to use the X.509 Certificate and X.509 Certificate Private Key files. I edited the MacOS X Bash Profile via the … Continue reading

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