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Compute This B

Postby Jim_R » July 9th, 2010, 7:32 pm

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Re: Compute This B

Postby zyzzyva980 » August 15th, 2010, 3:25 pm

For those of you doing Compute This this year (sadly I can't this year) remember this: This event (graphical part especially) is about 70% attention to details and 30% everything else. If you forget to label an axis or do a bar graph instead of a column graph, your score can fall real quickly.

So what's the site this year? I heard noaa.gov.
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Re: Compute This B

Postby tclme elmo » August 16th, 2010, 2:03 pm

Yea, almost certainly NOAA.
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Re: Compute This B

Postby zyzzyva980 » August 16th, 2010, 2:09 pm

So long as it isn't NASA...
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Re: Compute This B

Postby FueL » August 16th, 2010, 3:29 pm

So long as it isn't NASA...
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Re: Compute This B

Postby zyzzyva980 » August 16th, 2010, 4:02 pm

Well, I did USGS my first year, and NASA was awful compared to USGS. Any website that needs a brochure to be navigated (I'm dead serious here) needs to be reorganized.
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Re: Compute This B

Postby melody2k6 » August 16th, 2010, 5:10 pm

I doubt they would use the same website two years in a row. If the website rotation is always in the same order, than this year is definitely noaa.

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Re: Compute This B

Postby melody2k6 » September 2nd, 2010, 3:19 pm

Ah. It is noaa.gov this year. http://soinc.org/compute_this_b

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Re: Compute This B

Postby zyzzyva980 » September 2nd, 2010, 3:25 pm

That means it's time for everyone to get acquainted with the site. 'twould be wise to check it once a day or so. I found out today that I may be writing the regional test for this event, so Northeast Kansas people, watch out.
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Re: Compute This B

Postby Chemistmax » October 28th, 2010, 4:06 pm

Thanks for the info

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