Monthly Archives: August 2012

Feature-tastic

So I’ve been rather quiet recently. That’s about to change; I have a trio of posts coming out next week on Mon-Wed-Fri, entitled Impactful. Hope you like them. Until then, here is a picture of a cat; I haven’t observed if … Continue reading

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Science Communication – A Scientific Point of View

A regular reader might notice that I’ve been spending less effort on science related topics recently. Reality is in fact very different. @PlaceboSarah and myself have been working on a joint project talking about Science Communication from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Sensor Silliness

Today I saw something highly amusing; someone claiming they can take video footage at:  1 000 000 000 000 frames every second (that’s one tera frame per second, or 10^12!) I work in the sensors industry, and so I understand that … Continue reading

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Mana Regen in Mists of Pandaria – Part 2 Revisited

This post was originally started several weeks ago in an effort to math the benefits of Intellect, Spirit and Crit in relation to each other. The motivation is to try to understand how Spirit, Intellect and Crit behave and which … Continue reading

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Madness? This. Is. Healing Surge!

So the question came up in this thread on the WoW EU forums about Shaman throughput issues, and one of the things raised is that Healing Surge is by far and away the more “safe feeling” heal to use in-raid … Continue reading

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On The Nerfs To Current Content

Observant people watching Bluetracker recently will have seen one particular thread there over any other. A thread that began almost a month ago has become a lightning rod of controversy, and much of this centres around the fact that the … Continue reading

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