From the monthly archives:

July 2012

What Windows users?

July 28, 2012

TUAW, on Safari 6: But [Safari] Windows users have noticed something a little strange: There are no download links for a Windows version, and the latest version is still Safari 5.1.7 on Apple's official website.... Whatever the reason, Windows users wanting the new Safari will have a bit longer to wait. ...what Windows users?

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Compiling SciPy on Mountain Lion

July 27, 2012

Update 8/1: The fix I described below has just been added to the development branch. Mountain Lion users can install the development branch with: pip install -e git+https://github.com/scipy/scipy#egg=scipy-dev (note this requires a Fortran compiler; see here for more detail) I've been updating my post on installing Python/NumPy/SciPy/IPython on Lion to work with Mountain Lion. For […]

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A major Mountain Lion bug?

July 27, 2012

I just finished a clean install of Mountain Lion and have run into what appears to be a major bug: I can't browse my old Time Machine backups! It seems like I'm not the only one. This is a major, showstopping bug and it's hard to imagine how it got through Apple's QA process. I […]

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Caveat emptor

July 7, 2012

Another day, another pleasant surprise from the NYT: Tara Siegal Bernard has written a nice article encouraging a degree of educated skepticism when dealing with financial advisors. It's critical to keep in mind that not everyone offering financial advice is bound by any form of fiduciary duty to his or her clients. They aren't even […]

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