Monthly Archives: March 2014

Reversibility and Product Inhibition

It is common in biochemistry to categorize reactions as either reversible or irreversible. What do we mean by these terms? Let’s look at a simple reaction such as:     where A is transformed to B. The rate of reaction … Continue reading

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PGF 3.0.0 is now Available

To those of use who use PGF and related packages, version 3.0.0 has just been released on CTAN. I include below a summary of the changes I retrieved from the sourceforge site. The manual for PGF 3.0.0 can be obtained … Continue reading

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Parallella Board Arrives

I’ve funded a number of kickstarter projects, two of which have come through. The latest kickstarter project to deliver is the Parallella project.┬áThis project is an attempt to bring low power and economical multi-core processing to the masses. The company … Continue reading

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Pascal Dead? Me thinks not

I was talking to a colleague the other day who was praising the virtues of C++. I told him that Object Pascal was quite a popular and growing language these days which he thought I must be joking, Pascal, who … Continue reading

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