Articles by tag: academia

Check your references

Relying on first hand evidence is important for building an argument. Here I discuss how citation limits in journals may entice readers to read the review papers and not the original articles, but that doing this diligent work is important for research.

Notes from a mathematical physics degree

I took many notes throughout my undergraduate degree in mathematical physics at the University of Waterloo. Once I finished my last exam, I decided to digitize all of my notes and discarding the physical copies. Below, you can find all my notes from all of my classes at the time.

A marketplace of half-baked ideas

A cursory look at the economics of scientific software, and the implications on its usability and longevity.

Academic twitter isn't for me

I'll go against the current trend and say that I don't think you should use Twitter as a tool for working in academia.