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영어권 문화와 글읽기에 대해서 (my first post in Korean)

최근에 지인이 GRE 공부를 시작해서 열심히 단어를 외우고 있습니다. 시간이 촉박할 때에는 그것이 가장 좋은 방법이고 많은 분들이 그런 식으로 공부를 하고 계시겠죠. 하지만 영어 공부를 이렇게 벼락치기식으로 해서 실생활에는 별로 도움이 되지 않는다는 사실은 모두 잘 아실 겁니다. 예로 … Continue reading

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Impressions of the Biomedical Informatics program at Stanford

I recently had to summarize my experience in the masters program here at Stanford, so I decided to take this opportunity to describe it here on the blog as well.  Looking back on the past year and a half as … Continue reading

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Computer Science resources

Stanford is inviting people to participate in some of its most popular courses for free! Machine Learning Introduction to Databases     Introduction to Artificial Intelligence Additional courses, such as the foundational algorithms class by Tim RoughGarden, are offered here. … Continue reading

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Tiers of data sharing

I’ve heard many people complain about this, but why do researchers insist on sharing their data in a PDF document? Especially a 600+ page PDF table in which the columns select before the rows (sometimes). Tiers of data sharing: Platinum: … Continue reading

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Hackety-Hack.com: learn Ruby programming

Whenever I try to get people around me to get into programming, they say that it’s too hard. Maybe this would change their minds? Apparently it’s a very user-friendly program for learning Ruby, no prior programming experience required. If you’re interested … Continue reading

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A resource for scientists starting to program

These tutorials at Software Carpentry cover some of the more important concepts that do not get enough attention, such as version control, using the shell, etc. Best to acquire good habits early on!  

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Another wonderful resource for probability

I’m so busy that I forgot I even had this on my hard drive; I’d even saved it in Papers!  The title is ‘Introduction to Probability‘ by Grinstead and Snell.  It’s a bit more modern than Drake, and seems much … Continue reading

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