This area of the site contains my notes and short tutorials on things that I am learning. Teaching someone else is generally the best way to learn, so hopefully by making myself put this information online in a readable format, I will not only help others, but help myself.


  • R – a program and language for statistical analysis. Similar to Matlab, but free (and more confusing!)
  • Macs – help for new owners from the perspective of a long time Linux/Windows user
  • Bash/Shell Programming – reference for scripting at the linux/unix/mac command line


I suspect that in time these lists will become even more unbalanced towards tech/work… I guess that’s what graduate school does to you.