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Professors Smallcat strike again [20100210|22:09]
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I just finished marking 13 lab reports of varying quality on the subject of Aliasing, Filtering and the Nyquist Criterion, including a spectacular 17-page epic of admirably well-researched thoroughness. With difficulty, I marked it down slightly for being overlong. (They were only supposed to be a maximum of five pages.)

There was only one logical sequence of events after that: beer, bath, and...extremely nerdy lolcat generation.

Nyquist Criterion must be obeyed.

Please, no more lab reports. Please.

[User Picture]From: doccy
2010-02-10 22:43 (UTC)
The second one so should say "...just remember, Bond, three clicks arms it"

*is such a 007 geek* *g*

((Addendum: When I say 'so should say', I actually mean 'already says in my head, even though I still appreciate the serialised adventures of Prof. Smallcat' *s*))

Edited at 2010-02-10 10:50 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2010-02-11 14:47 (UTC)
Ahaha, genius. I shall make a new one with those words.
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[User Picture]From: feylike
2010-02-11 02:03 (UTC)
someone should make an image for "Dr Nyquist is very disappointed in you"
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2010-02-11 14:49 (UTC)
I feel a self-portrait with Signal Processing Handbook coming on.
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[User Picture]From: impix
2010-02-11 09:28 (UTC)
i need kittens!
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2010-02-11 14:49 (UTC)
I recommend them highly. They save my sanity at the end of a long work day.
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From: pbristow
2010-02-11 22:46 (UTC)
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Professor <lj-user=pbristow> says: Nyquist is the minimum requirement for *possibility*, not quality or accuracy.

To put it another way: "Nyquist is never enough".

Or to put it a third way: "Nyquist, old chap, the number 2 may be good enough for you hoi polloi, but we gentlemen of discernment require at least a 3."

Or to put it a fourth way: "What use is having the right number of black and white stripes if they're all forced into slightly the wrong positions?"

Or to put it a fifth way: "My formula for success: Take Nyquist and add a big chunk."

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[User Picture]From: nanila
2010-02-11 23:20 (UTC)
I love them all.
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[User Picture]From: cosmiccircus
2010-03-13 22:02 (UTC)
Awww! They lay on everything they're not supposed to just like mine!
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2010-03-15 21:14 (UTC)
I think this is part of their philosophy. "You're finding that more interesting than us. This is not acceptable."
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