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Switching to Trello

5 minute read | January 26, 2018

I recently gave the Trello another try and was impressed.

The Miracle of Fresh Eyes

2 minute read | January 25, 2018

I’ve been working on an interesting high dimensional statistics problem 1 for which we needed to prove the usual Restricted Eigenvalue (RE) condition and stu...

Staticman vs. Disqus

1 minute read | January 20, 2018

On several rounds of effort, I tried to use Staticman as the comment manager service for this blog. I failed and finally gave up trying and fall back to Disq...

Gender Pay Gap, Why?

4 minute read | January 19, 2018

A reason for the gender pay gap and how to avoid it came up in our discussions with early career awardees at the MBI during a seminar.

Introducing Jekyll-Scholar

6 minute read | January 18, 2018

Jekyll-Scholar is formatting references and citations on Jekyll blogs and “formats your bibliographies and reading lists for the web and gives your blog post...

Indexing with Factors

1 minute read | January 15, 2018

I spent a cycle figuring out, how R treats factors as an index.

Setting up KaTex for Jekyll

4 minute read | January 13, 2018

KaTex, the fastest library for displaying math on browsers, gradually increased its supported latex functions and is passing its rival MathJax.

Introducing Pandoc

2 minute read | January 12, 2018

I was trying to figure out a way to write math heavy blog posts where I found Pandoc.

Merging Data Frames in R by Row Names

3 minute read | January 11, 2018

I was trying to read in different features for a cell line, e.g., mutations and expression from separate files and reduce them to a single design matrix.

Indexing Data Frames in R

5 minute read | January 10, 2018

R provides many methods for indexing. Coming from other languages, it takes time to get comfortable with indexing in R.