Share some puzzles in the cross thread

Hello fellow kinjaeers and welcome to the very weekly Whitenoise, Hackerspace, Groupthink, Odeck, Tay, Oppo, Backtalk, Clashtalk, and Powder Room cross thread. This week we take a break from kinja and discuss puzzles. Games you’re liking or liked, puzzles you just solved or are looking to solve...if it’s puzzeling… » 7/30/15 7:31am Yesterday 7:31am

How Should I Format a HD Shared Between OS X Yosemite and Windows?

This question has been asked many times on the internet, and each time there’s a different answer. Can anyone help me arrive at the correct solution for my situation? The hard drive in question is going to be used to backup data from a Mac to a PC. The fileserver, which is the final destination, is currently not… » 7/29/15 6:24pm Wednesday 6:24pm

Quick Tips for Statistical Manipulation - Volume I

So you spend a lot of time trying to use numbers to make the arguments you don’t or can’t emphasize well enough with your words. The data is almost never available in the formats you would like and you’re tired of this. You don’t have a team of slaves interns to do the research for you or you’re not confident in their… » 7/24/15 10:31am 7/24/15 10:31am

Share the Road in the Friday Open Thread

In honor of the French getting their roads back from the bicyclists this Sunday, let’s all remember to leave a little space. Hopefully this year’s winner keeps his title. Fun Fact: 6 of the 7 runners-up to Lance Armstrong also have either admitted to or been found guilty of doping. » 7/24/15 6:00am 7/24/15 6:00am

Show me your favourite programs/extensions for Windows 7

A friend of mine has recently acquired a Lenovo Thinkcentre, with a dual core processor and Windows 7. I already have installed Chrome, with Ghostery, Adblock, and Hola. It already has Office 2010, and the person’s requirements are basically to browse the web and access media. Does Oppo know of any good programs to… » 7/23/15 12:37pm 7/23/15 12:37pm