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Email clients on linux The constant low-level grind of a long term co-dependent relationship 2020-04-21 – 2021-07-26
Email hosts Who handles my mail? 2020-12-30 – 2021-07-25
Code editors The best thing since punchcards 2014-11-11 – 2021-07-22
Science History, sociology and philosophy thereof 2017-07-08 – 2021-07-21
Tolerating Jupyter’s file format In order to make your python code accessible, we wrapped it into encoded javascript strings. No need to thank us. 2017-02-09 – 2021-07-19
Jupyter front end systems UX design by underfunded committee is how I like my data science experience 2017-02-09 – 2021-07-16
Blogdown Plus other RMarkdown-derived scholarly blogging systems 2020-08-26 – 2021-07-08
Blogroll The internet of essays 2008-11-02 – 2021-07-02
Academic blogging workflow Minimising the friction of advertising my thoughts in order to maximise the chance each thought gets advertised. Not covered: maximising quality of thoughts. 2020-05-22 – 2021-06-30
Teaching How-to 2020-02-11 – 2021-06-21
Jupyter The least excruciating compromise between ease of 1) doing data science and 2) seeming to laypeople to be doing data science 2017-02-09 – 2021-06-18
Fish shell A command line shell that does not think that the problem is you 2019-03-30 – 2021-06-10
Science communication On making people feel they are smart enough to teach themselves, or failing that, that they are smart enough to fund YOU to teach yourself 2021-06-02
LaTeX …and ΤeΧ, and ConTeXt and XeTeX and TeXleMeElmo 2014-09-08 – 2021-05-11
Nootropics The struggle to find a drug that makes you so fast that you save more time taking it than you lose reading about it 2017-08-07 – 2021-05-08
The simplest thing Minimum viable whatever, worse is better, PC-losering, Postel chaos, Burkean engineering 2020-02-03 – 2021-04-27
Feed readers Automated content aggregation for an internet designed to inform you rather than distract you 2016-06-29 – 2021-04-24
Firefox 2017-04-20 – 2021-04-07
BibLaTeX Also BibTeX if you must 2020-09-29 – 2021-03-18
Diagrams Of the kind I need, a practical guide to the creation thereof 2015-03-02 – 2021-03-16
Academic reading workflow The continuing ascendancy of using piles of dead tree products for understanding cutting edge digital informatics 2016-04-11 – 2021-03-12
Shells That alternative to GUIs by which you replace clicking-on-the-wrong-thing errors with typing-the-wrong-thing errors 2014-10-03 – 2021-03-05
Markdown An itemised list of the esoteric difficulties of bullet points 2019-07-17 – 2021-03-03
Presentations Slide decks and other stylised academic dominance displays 2015-06-01 – 2021-02-25
Office software A short note to remind myself how to communicate with people who are compelled to use word processors 2021-02-12
E-readers and other over-engineered paper emulators 2016-04-11 – 2021-02-07
Browse the internet for me Introducing modern automation to the ancient crafts of serfing the web and tilling the clickfarm 2016-06-17 – 2021-01-07
Email Doing email better, or better, not doing email at all 2015-01-13 – 2020-12-30
Data dashboards On assuring the client that you are doing something data-sciency because it looks like in the movies 2020-03-12 – 2020-11-18
Time management Akrasia, gamification, hyperbolic discounting, quantified self and voluntary blackmail 2017-06-18 – 2020-08-30
Zotero The adequate citation tool 2019-12-01 – 2020-08-17
Taking notes Notes on notes on notes 2020-02-17 – 2020-07-23
Research discovery Has someone answered that question you have not worked out how to ask yet? 2019-01-22 – 2020-06-26
Productivity schemes If you can tell me why this placeholder post from 2014 is still consistently in my top 10 most popular posts I would be grateful 2014-10-09 – 2020-06-05
Tool discovery Settling upon an adequate gizmo to identify other adequate gizmos 2020-02-19 – 2020-03-12
Wikis plus also CMSs 2020-01-03 – 2020-01-02
3d data A grab bag of point clouds, volumetric data and photogrammetry 2019-02-15
Meditation Socially-mandated zoning out 2016-01-05 – 2019-01-22
Atom A text editor I seemed to be using 2017-06-19 – 2018-11-06
Terminals More realistically, terminal emulators, because anyone who owns an actual working VT102 these days is not using it to do work 2018-10-11
Flashcards Spaced repetition systems 2015-01-02 – 2017-04-01