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Getting to Grips with Latex – Latex Tutorials by Andrew Roberts

December 8th, 2006 · No Comments

I am in love with LaTeX, the intelligent text formatter. Someday I will write a book with LaTeX. For that day, then, I save the following resource:

Getting to Grips with Latex – Latex Tutorials by Andrew Roberts @ School of Computing, University of Leeds

I wouldn’t consider myself an expert, but I’m learning all the time. I recall finding it quite taxing when I start to learn Latex, which is why I have started these tutorials. However, I hope that my experiences plays to your advantage, since I hope I can let you into the sort of questions and problems I had when I first learning Latex.

The guide seems quite comprehensive, and should be useful for graduate students who use LaTeX a lot, or better still, want a better alternative to the braindead-ness of MS Word.

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100 Notable Books of the Year – The New York Times Book Review – New York Times

December 7th, 2006 · No Comments

Trying to find that elusive book to gift someone or treat yourself? Pick one that is new, released this past year. The following link also has links to notable books from each of the pst 4-5 years.

100 Notable Books of the Year – The New York Times Book Review – New York Times

The Book Review has selected this list from books reviewed since the Holiday Books issue of Dec. 4, 2005.

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Ten Simple Rules for Selecting a Postdoctoral Position

December 6th, 2006 · No Comments

PLoS Computational Biology – Ten Simple Rules for Selecting a Postdoctoral Position

You are a PhD candidate and your thesis defense is already in sight. You have decided you would like to continue with a postdoctoral position rather than moving into industry as the next step in your career (that decision should be the subject of another “Ten Simple Rules”). Further, you already have ideas for the type of research you wish to pursue and perhaps some ideas for specific projects. Here are ten simple rules to help you make the best decisions on a research project and the laboratory in which to carry it out.

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No WWW Please

December 6th, 2006 · No Comments

Read the no-www faq to get the answers to the question, “Why does www.routineorder.com redirect me to routineorder.com?”. The tacked on “www” is evil. Enough said.

Oh, and by the way, welcome to my spanking new anonymous blog. A river of thought will follow.

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Hello world!

December 6th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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