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Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms (BLAS)
The Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms (BLAS) library is a specification that prescribes a set of low-level routines for performing common linear algebra operations such as vector addition, scalar multiplication, dot products, linear combinations, and matrix multiplication. Many numerical software applications use BLAS-compatible libraries to do linear algebra computations, including Armadillo, LAPACK, LINPACK, GNU Octave, Mathematica, MATLAB, NumPy, R, and Julia. ... ubprograms
List of Numerical Libraries
This is a list of notable numerical libraries, which are libraries used in software development for performing numerical calculations. It is not a complete listing but is instead a list of numerical libraries with articles on Wikipedia, with few exceptions. ... _libraries
Grit: The power of passion and perseverance
This is an interesting Ted talk about what makes people successful either in school or in some working environments. It's not talent, IQ, good looks, physical health, but rather grit and perseverance.
Grit is sticking with your future for years and working very hard to make this future a reality. Grit is living life like it's a marathon, not a sprint.
Places in the World with the Best Weather
Here's an interesting read: “The 10 Best Weather Places in the World” by Ed Darack, Weatherwise, Volume 67, Issue 2, 2014. You can find the top-ten list and a synopsis of the article on this webpage: ... ather.html
Global Universities Rankings
US news (latest): ... s/rankings
CWUR world university rankings (2018-19):
The Secret Structure of Great Talks
How to present effectively a new idea and make the audience believe in it is the topic of this TED talk by Nancy Duarte:
Nancy Duarte analyzes famous talks given by Steve Jobs and Martin Luther King and explains why they were great: how the new concept is presented counts as much if not more than the concept itself. A 18-minute video worth listening to before going to a conference or defending your PhD thesis.
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