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    You do GUi programing:eek:

    Hell, I looked at that once and said... I'm staying in my lane:bye:

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    How many science and fantasy words are used in science fiction and fantasy. Hard SF uses close 1 1 science word for every 1000 characters.

    For anyone interested in experimenting with science word counting in SF, Windows and Linux versions with GUI interfaces have been uploaded. Python must be installed on the computer for the program to run.

    Linux - sfforensic_L.pyc
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    The input file is: ACC.AFalloMndust.txt with 439541 characters.

    It uses 79 SF words 450 times for an SF density of 1.024

    The input file is: OSC.EndersGame.txt with 582652 characters.

    It uses 42 SF words 214 times for an SF density of 0.367

    Hard SF tends to get significantly higher SF densities.

    Ender's Game is 33% longer than A Fall of Moondust but uses about half as many science words less than half as often.
     
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    I was cruising a Radio Shack store last week. They had signs up, "Everything 30% to 70% Off". What will the world be like without Radio Shack. Though they had gone down the road of electronic consumerism and weren't into hands on technology much anymore it will still seem strange without the name around.

    But while cruising I saw something called a Beaglebone. "What the hell is that?" I thought.

    A couple of years ago I tried to do a project with an Arduino. I crashed and burned and gave it up. But this is more powerful with more RAM and Linux.So I bought it with an electronics parts package. I got it mounted in its own shipping box and on the Internet and doing digital output last night.

    Kit came w a 120 page book and so far looks way easier than the Arduino and I already know some Python.
     

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