CAMBAM students visit to the Montreal Ultrasound and Biorheology lab (CHUM)

Last Wednesday, April 18, a group of CAMBAM graduate and postdoctoral students (all undergrads were held down by finals) from McGill and Université de Montréal made over to the LBUM (Laboratoire de Ultrasonographie et Biorheologie de Montréal) for a whole day on-site visit. Fred Simard, who is part of our CAMBAM student chapter team, organized … Continue reading CAMBAM students visit to the Montreal Ultrasound and Biorheology lab (CHUM)

An odd solution: Thinkpad T410 i7 M620 CPU over heating, Ubuntu 10.04

sudo kate /etc/modprobe.d/thinkpad_acpi.conf added the line: "options thinkpad_acpi fan_control=1" This was the very, very strange solution to a very, very strange problem that plagued my (otherwise wonderful) Lenovo Thinkpad T410, I finally found it in a post on http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-836958.html Here is what happened: I am frequently running extensive (hours), heavy scientific computations (full load on … Continue reading An odd solution: Thinkpad T410 i7 M620 CPU over heating, Ubuntu 10.04

Audible chaos: live audio sampling from logistic map using pure data and python.

The logistic map is maybe the most-often used example system for the transition from periodic behavior to chaotic behavior. It's simple to understand, simple to treat on paper and in the computer, but the behavior is rich and various, see picture. Now, for some time I was wondering if there would not be a way … Continue reading Audible chaos: live audio sampling from logistic map using pure data and python.