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Information on Mma v10

My workplace had two Wolfram reps come yesterday and give a brief intro for inexperienced Mma users, and previews of v10 for more experienced users. This isn't so much a question, but I think the ...
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Periodicity of Penrose tiling in the background

Recently (despite the one year of active participation) I noticed that our nice Penrose background consists of identical blocks with visible joints between them:       &...
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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Mathematica's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering, ...
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Tooltip with ::usage information in code blocks

I made userscript displaying the ::usage message of symbols when hovered in a code block: The script is available on github It looks good for the vast majority of symbols but there are some ...
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Vote early, vote often

As a group, we should focus on voting (both on questions and answers) as often as we can, for two reasons: It raises the overall average score, unlike on SO where it is very difficult for a ...
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Mathematica 11 Sneak Peeks from Wolfram European Technology Tour 2016

From the Wolfram Blog post 2016 Wolfram European Technology Tour Dates and Locations it is mentioned that sneak peeks of Mathematica 11 would be given. May someone share the improvements and new ...
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What is your mathematica.stackexchange toolbag?

Everyone of us is using this site in a certain way. Beside showing what I use, I really like to see tips, tricks or tools that I'm not aware of. Therefore, are there certain things in your everyday ...
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What Mathematica versions do people use?

Those who develop packages need to decide what Mathematica versions to support. It would be useful to know what is the usage share of different versions. I am not aware of any information being ...
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Canonical Q&A needed: Assumptions with patterns

As I just discovered while gathering Related links this question comes up again and again in one form or another: Assumptions on unknown functions Simplify equations with pattern assumptions Simplify ...
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Standard presentation of the SE community

From time to time, some of us that are not affiliated with WRI, are invited (by WRI) to give a small presentation here and there (colleges, institutes, etc.), on the way we use their products, or to ...
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About shattering our ol' good questions with new Mma versions

I've recently seen some good examples of old questions being re-answered by using the new capabilities of v10. I think this is a good thing to happen, and we probably should encourage our community to ...
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Mathematica 9 Benchmarks on new R2-D2 2014 Mac Pro

I am not aware of any published Mma benchmarks for the new R2-D2 2014 Mac Pro, so I thought it might be of interest to other Mac fans to see some Mathematica 9 benchmarks. My machine arrived on ...
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Canonical Q&A needed? function evaluation before plotting

The need to move as much computation as possible outside of the Plot loop is one that comes up again and again, perhaps most recently in Why is this 2D plot so slow? I think we need a canonical Q&...
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About closing questions asking for references on function implementations

Many Mathematica functions can use several methods to accomplish the same task. Sometimes the documentation has references to the papers these methods are based on, sometimes it doesn't. I found ...
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Stack Overflow Documentation - should we get in on this?

A recent announcement on SO introduces the idea of user-contributed documentation. Altho the Mathematica documentation is quite long, it has been said at various points that it could certainly be ...

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