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Conference Coincidence

I had to explain the talk in simple and straightforward terms – a kind of reinforcement which helped me engage better with the subject and absorb more of the content. Continue reading

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The Loneliest Integer

Since I started my PhD I’ve spent a lot of effort setting myself goals each week to make sure I actually get something done. Sadly, because this is the real world and my brain doesn’t take real world things into account, … Continue reading

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Revival! And More SPADs

Well I honestly thought that final year at University would have me seeing more spare time, but that was naive of me and of course I had to neglect one of my hobbies. Anyway, I’ve managed to find some time … Continue reading

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To SPAD or not to SPAD?

Since February last year, I’ve been working non-stop on a technology called Single Photon Avalanche Diodes (SPADs). They’re quite fascinating things really, and once the (26-thousand word) dissertation is out the way, I’m thinking of publishing a few free posts … Continue reading

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A VIEW of the Lab…

Firstly, I thought it’d be nice to show off the labs I work in at my placement (for the record: in no way was this me procrastinating). Our labs are quite small really, but since what were working on is … Continue reading

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Glee!

I just wanted to share a little bit of information that both boggled my mind and made me very happy. Today I ran a Monte-Carlo simulation of my own design; it generated exactly 1 000 000 000 (one billion) random numbers, … Continue reading

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Blog Productivity Flow

My Blog productivity flow is an interesting one; if it were a fluid, the Reynold’s number would be somewhat over one hundred thousand. I tend to try to write posts in as much advance as possible, but inspiration is somewhat … Continue reading

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