The A to Z of economics
https://www.economist.com/economics-a-to-z?etear=nl_special_1, posted 20 Mar by peter in finance list reference
Economic terms, from “absolute advantage” to “zero-sum game”, explained to you in plain English
Krislådan – Var förberedd om krisen kommer | Röda Korset
https://www.rodakorset.se/vad-vi-gor/kris-och-katastrof/krisberedskap/krisladan/, posted 2 Feb by peter in diy drink energy food inswedish list security
Är du förberedd om krisen kommer? Så här packar du en krislåda med grejer för att klara dig i upp till en vecka - till exempel om du drabbas av ett långvarigt strömavbrott.
Almost 1,000 Companies Have Curtailed Operations in Russia—But Some Remain
https://som.yale.edu/story/2022/almost-1000-companies-have-curtailed-operations-russia-some-remain, posted May '22 by peter in activism business list russia search toread war
The list below is updated continuously by Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and his team of experts, research fellows, and students at the Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute to reflect new announcements from companies in as close to real time as possible.
A list of free data matching and record linkage software
https://github.com/J535D165/data-matching-software, posted Aug '21 by peter in development free list nlp opensource software
This is a list of (Fuzzy) Data Matching software. The software in this list is open source and/or freely available.
The term data matching is used to indicate the procedure of bringing together information from two or more records that are believed to belong to the same entity. Data matching has two applications: (1) to match data across multiple datasets (linkage) and (2) to match data within a dataset (deduplication). See the Wikipedia page about data matching for more information.
Similar terms: record linkage, data matching, deduplication, fuzzy matching, entity resolution
Spreadsheet Formulas for Personal Finance
https://bou.ke/blog/formulas/, posted Aug '21 by peter in finance howto list math reference toread
I love spreadsheets. Spreadsheet programs like Microsoft's Excel, Apple's Numbers and Google Sheets are the secret heroes of our civilization.
I've also been interested in personal finance and the FIRE community for a while—not so much in the early retirement aspect but in the financial literacy it teaches its members. I have combined my passion for both into one mega-spreadsheet that I use to track my income, expenses, savings and investments in one overview. While creating this spreadsheet I got proficient in some new formulas, which I'll share here—and also write down for my own reference.
6 things you should do before you finish your recording session
https://diymusician.cdbaby.com/music-career/6-things-you-should-do-before-you-finish-your-recording-session/, posted Jul '21 by peter in audio howto list music reference
So you're all done recording your next song. You've laid down final takes for all the tracks, mixed everything and decided on the final master. Congrats!
But before you call it a day and prepare to distribute to streaming platforms, there are a few things many musicians forget to do that can take their song to the next level.
https://www.pixelbeat.org/docs/coreutils-gotchas.html, posted Jun '21 by peter in development linux list reference shell
We make very careful considerations about the interface and operation of the GNU coreutils, but unfortunately due to backwards compatibility reasons, some behaviours or defaults of these utilities can be confusing.
This information will continue to be updated and overlaps somewhat with the coreutils FAQ, with this list focusing on less frequent potential issues.
The Acronyms That Protect Your Music Rights
https://diymusician.cdbaby.com/music-rights/the-acronyms-that-protect-your-music-rights/, posted Jun '21 by peter in business copyright list music reference
What ARE all these letters? Even music veterans are sometimes confused. But it's important to understand the difference between your ASCAP and your UPC, because they all play an essential role in earning revenue from your music copyrights.
Safe Herbs For Parrots
https://www.northernparrots.com/safe-herbs-for-parrots-blog822/, posted May '21 by peter in bird food health list reference
Herbs are a fantastic addition to your Parrot's diet, not only for their abundance of health benefits, but also in the variety they provide as part of a balanced diet. They can be presented in a chop, threaded through the cage bars, or even strung together as a shredding toy.
Nim Apocrypha, Vol. I
https://blog.johnnovak.net/2020/12/21/nim-apocrypha-vol1/, posted 2020 by peter in development howto list nimlang reference
Greetings fellow Nim adventurers! Below you will find 16 handy Nim tips & tricks I came across while developing a medium-sized GUI program this year, Gridmonger (and related libraries). Some of them are about less known or undocumented Nim features or standard library functions, a few are workarounds for some rough edges of the language, and there’s also a handful of useful techniques I read about in forums or have invented on my own.