Tech Tip Tuesday: HTML Donut Charts and Apache Web Server on Mac OSX

Quick tech tip for today, how to create HTML donut charts like the one below and use Apache Web Server on Mac OSX.  Hats off to the BI Happy Blog and Coolest Guy on the Planet Tech blog.   I wanted to quickly generate some mockup donut charts by using HTML – and being lazy, figured I would just borrow some code. For starters, I needed to get Apache Web server started on my Mac OSX Mountain Lion – fortunately, the instructions are already provided – so here’s the link: Install and configure Apache, MySQL, PHP and phpMyAdmin on OSX 10.8…

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In the context of quantum entanglement and teleportation – Stargate may be more correct than Star Trek

While waiting in line at Salumi (Italian so good, there are regularly hour long lines in front of the store), i was watching Nova’s Fabric of the Cosmos: Quantum Leap.  In the process, I just realized that w/ the concept of teleportation – Stargate is more correct than Star Trek! Please note, I am at best a kindergarten novice quantum physicist – I just read a bunch of quantum physics books and watch PBS and Discovery when I’m not watching SciFi The basic fundamentals here of quantum entanglement are best left to Brian Greene in the The Fabric of the…

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