I'll be loading up this section of my site with my musings on programming, science and other things. Hopefully I get to that before you read this message.


A Tribute to John August 30th, 2013

A tribute to my thesis advisor, John T. Reidl, who died after a 3 year fight with melanoma in July of 2013.


I <3 Beta: A love letter October 20th, 2012

A quick and dirty description of measurement error and how the beta distribution does it better for proportions. This entry is relevant to measuring the quality of newcomers in Wikipedia.


Bone growth as a metaphor for work in Wikipedia July 17th, 2009

A comparison between the activities of osteoblasts and osteoclasts, the bone producing and bone forming cells in your body.