How we should (and should not) collaborate

For those of you who know me (all 10 of you), you are well aware of where I stand on open science and, more recently, on reproducibility. For everyone else, I believe strongly in open science, open writing, open collaboration, accountability, and documentation. I have nothing to hide when it …

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Drying silica beads in the microwave

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So, this is a new fun one. As I need to get my butt back out in the field again, having used all of the silica beads in previous trips (between Brandon and I) to keep our needles dry, we were faced with two obvious choices: buy new or reuse …

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Recap of my talk on 4/25/14 at CCTL

Or, I suppose I should title this “Evolution of the trees of the cosmos.” More on why in a little bit.

For the span of about a year, I have been thinking about putting together a series of talks for advanced high school students to stress the importance of having …

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I am not a bioinformatician

Ok, so I suppose this requires some clarification. Last week, I attended PAGXXII in San Diego. Overall, it was a good experience. Given that I have no choice of going for the next two years, as a condition of my NSF fellowship, I’ll be looking forward to some sun …

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