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SAS Bloggers In Action(1): Rick Wicklin, SAS/IML and “Color Revolution”

July 17, 2011
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SAS Bloggers In Action(1): Rick Wicklin, SAS/IML and “Color Revolution”

It is well known that the French writer, author of The Three Musketeer, Alexandre Dumas, wrote his master piece of work in different colored papers according to literary genre: non-fiction on  rose, fiction on blue, poetry on yellow The SAS blog writer, author of Statistical Programming with SAS/IML Software, Rick Wicklin of SAS Institute,  also leads a strong...
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Too Big to Be Accurate(1): Which is the Most Powerful Calculator in the World?

January 22, 2011
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Too Big to Be Accurate(1): Which is the Most Powerful Calculator in the World?

Calculate the factorial of 171 (171!)? Just TRY! It is equal to 171*170*169*….2*1. 1. Google calculator As Google fanatics, I first try to search the answer via Google: Whoops, nothing interested returned! Type “170!” and get the output: Why kinda things happened in this calculator? 171! is just equal to 171*170!. 2. Excel Switch to Excel spreadsheet. Function...
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SGF: Caesars Palace in Las Vegas again

December 30, 2010
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The mechanic, who wishes to do his work well, must first sharpen his tools. --Confucian Analects. BOOK XV.WEI LING KUNG.CHAP.IX. My paper Work Smarter than Harder-tools for growing up a SAS programmer was accepted by SAS Global Forum 2011. It would be my first time to attend SAS user group conference worldwide. The draft version...
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A SAS Programmer’s End Year Haiku

December 30, 2010
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End year Haiku again! Yesterday I finished my project, wrote a Haiku to colleagues worldwide to say happy new year, then closed my desktop, said goodbye to colleagues still in office: In December my baby born my project deliveries followed on Now my co...
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Blogging SAS

November 30, 2010
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Almost at the same time, there are two SAS blogs aggregators popping up to the web for SAS programmers worldwide, one in Chinese, the other, English: http://saslist.com/  in Chinese, maintained by sxlion, also the owner of a SAS information site,  http://saslist.net/ http://sas-x.com/   in English, maintained by Tal Galili, also the owner of R blogs aggregator, http://r-bloggers.com/ I...
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Haiku from SAS R&D staff

December 10, 2008
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First prompts are silent. Subsequent prompts loud and clear. Now all prompts are heard. Poem from R&D staff? Yes. Rhyming sonnets were shakespeare-like complex; they wrote Japanese haiku, showed as above. The SAS R&D staff should complete some paper work in defects system before changing a code. They use informal descriptive language(HAIKUUU!) in the early stage. Chris Hemedinger, a senior...
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