Oct 12, 2014
A playlist of 21 videos introducing LaTeX using SageMathCloud
About a year ago I put together 21 videos showing very basic LaTeX syntax. I used writelatex as the platform for those videos....
Oct 4, 2014
A list of podcasts I listen to
I’ve recently gotten in to podcasts again (again) and really enjoy listening to most of these in the background of whatever it is I’m doing....
Sep 24, 2014
Grey scale network graph colorings in Sage
This is a quick post following a request for some Sage help that a colleague asked for. It’s based on a quick fix and I’m wondering if someone might come up with a better way of doing this that I’ve missed or if it’s worth actually raising a ticket to incorporate something like it in Sage....
Sep 21, 2014
My thoughts on plotly (the github for plots)
A while ago I saw plotly appear on my G+ stream. People seemed excited about it but I was too busy to look at it properly and just assumed: must be some sort of new matplotlib: ain’t nobody got time for that!...
Sep 19, 2014
Calculating the expected wait in a tandem queue with blocking using Sage
In this post I’ll describe a particular mathematical model that I’ve been working on for the purpose of a research paper. This is actually part of some work that I’ve done with +James Campbell an undergraduate who worked with me over the Summer....