Blog Archive

2021

  1. Ignorance is strength

    Saturday July 31

    personal

    covid-19

  2. Limit of a t distribution

    Sunday June 27

    work

    math statistics

  3. Documents as code and LaTeX

    Tuesday May 18

    work

    latex software writing

  4. Strings, OsStrings, and PathBufs in Rust

    Thursday May 06

    personal

    rust software

  5. Notes, tasks, and planning with Org mode

    Sunday April 18

    personal

    emacs org-mode software task-management

  6. Illumina flow cell teardown

    Saturday March 13

    work

    sequencing teardown

  7. Is your null hypothesis, or your model, more likely to be rejected?

    Monday March 01

    work

    science statistics

  8. Running Linux GUI applications on Windows

    Monday February 22

    personal

    linux software windows

  9. "Buying" music sucks

    Thursday February 11

    personal

    drm music software

  10. Understanding file permissions

    Tuesday February 02

    work

    comp-bio software

  11. General purpose Anaconda tips

    Sunday January 31

    work

    comp-bio conda software

  12. A solution to dependency hell: static binaries by default

    Monday January 25

    work

    bioinformatics comp-bio development software

  13. Why I like Rust - and why it's annoying

    Friday January 22

    personal

    development rust software

  14. Check your references

    Thursday January 14

    work

    academia science

2020

  1. Experimenting with web monetization

    Wednesday December 16

    work

    economics finance software web-dev

  2. Colours and the scientific eye

    Thursday November 26

    colour communication design science visualization

  3. General purpose Emacs tips

    Saturday November 21

    work

    emacs development software

  4. A more sane way to modify your PATH

    Monday November 16

    work

    software development command-line

  5. A collection of useful command line tools

    Saturday November 14

    work

    command-line development software

  6. Notes from a mathematical physics degree

    Wednesday November 11

    school

    academia fluid-dynamics math physics science quantum vector-calculus

  7. Aggregate peak analysis with Hi-C data

    Thursday October 29

    work

    bioinformatics comp-bio genomics hi-c python science

  8. What is differential analysis, anyway?

    Thursday October 15

    work

    science statistics math biology bioinformatics comp-bio

  9. The Central Limit Theorem and estimation of variance

    Thursday October 08

    work

    math statistics science

  10. Notation and thinking in math

    Sunday October 04

    work

    math statistics

  11. How to keep track of your bills

    Saturday September 19

    personal

    rust software development finance

  12. Tips for remote teaching

    Friday September 11

    work

    science teaching online remote-working

  13. Teaching stats for statistical thinking

    Thursday September 10

    work

    science math statistics teaching

  14. Anti-curl and Poincare's lemma

    Thursday August 06

    work

    math vector-calculus physics

  15. Physical symmetries result from what we think good scientific theories are

    Monday August 03

    work

    science physics symmetry

  16. A marketplace of half-baked ideas

    Monday August 03

    work

    science software open-source economics academia

  17. Creating simple genome annotation tables

    Friday June 19

    work

    science bioinformatics genomics annotation

  18. Please, show your work

    Friday May 29

    work

    machine-learning science biology math comp-bio

  19. A fully-fledged toolchain for Rust on Windows

    Monday May 25

    personal

    software rust development bioinformatics windows

  20. Creating a custom genome annotation for HiGlass

    Friday May 15

    work

    science higlass software bioinformatics python

  21. Jeffrey Epstein, Harvard, and Martin Nowak

    Monday May 11

    work

    science harvard misconduct

  22. Structuring code for ggplot

    Tuesday April 28

    work

    software visualization ggplot2 r

  23. A Vim user's introduction to Emacs

    Sunday March 08

    personal

    emacs development software

  24. High impact papers are not how you learn science

    Thursday February 13

    work

    science

2019

  1. Reading List 2019

    Tuesday December 31

    personal

    reading

  2. Well-defined biology

    Thursday December 19

    work

    math biology

  3. Now is an exciting time for mathematicians in the biological sciences

    Thursday October 03

    work

    math biology science comp-bio statistics

  4. Pragmatic guidelines for bioinformatics software tools

    Monday May 27

    work

    bioinformatics software development science comp-bio

  5. Building Conda Packages

    Thursday March 28

    work

    software conda development data-science comp-bio

  6. Designing dark academic posters

    Thursday January 17

    work

    science design communication

  7. Academic twitter isn't for me

    Friday January 04

    work

    science twitter academia

2018

  1. The cleverness behind Tajima's D statistic

    Tuesday December 04

    work

    science statistics evolution math

  2. Don't trust your data at first glance

    Friday November 23

    work

    science data-analysis

  3. "Support" over "coverage"

    Friday August 24

    work

    science bioinformatics math

  4. The woes of using bioinformatics software: a case study in trying to install ChAMP

    Wednesday July 18

    work

    bioinformatics conda software science

  5. PubMed + RSS for following specific authors

    Saturday May 26

    work

    science software

  6. Git flow for scientific analysis

    Friday May 11

    work

    data-analysis reproducibility science

  7. How I Maintain a Reproducible Computational Environment

    Thursday January 18

    work

    bioinformatics comp-bio conda reproducibility software

2017

  1. PubPeer for Microsoft Edge

    Sunday October 22

    work

    software science microsoft-edge windows

  2. Using GitHub Pages in Visual Studio Code

    Monday September 11

    personal

    github-pages vscode web-dev software

2015

  1. Visualizing layered fluids in a rotating reference frame

    Wednesday December 16

    school

    fluid-dynamics math science

  2. CRISPieR: Re-engineering CRISPR-Cas9 with functional applications in eukaryotic systems

    Monday September 28

    school

    igem synbio

  3. Quasi-geostrophic models and Hamiltonian dynamics

    Monday August 31

    school

    fluid-dynamics math

2014

  1. Staphylocide: Stopping Antibiotic Resistance Through Gene Silencing

    Monday November 03

    school

    igem synbio

  2. Quantum Communication Complexity

    Sunday August 31

    school

    quantum science

2013

  1. Controlled Modification and Intercellular Transmission of a DNA Message

    Monday November 04

    school

    igem synbio