How to write a conclusion

As I’ve been writing my thesis I came across a paper with such an excellent conclusion I wanted to share it. I think there are two lessons we can take from it: Use a title no-one can disagree with Quote Star Trek – I particularly like seeing Paramount in the location that you would normally …

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I’m going to Silicon Valley!

I’m extremely excited to announce that I was one of the 20 young Australians selected by Startup Catalyst for their Future Founders Mission to Silicon Valley at the end of the month. As part of the trip I’ll have the opportunity to visit Stanford University, as well as multiple tech companies, including Google, Facebook, and …

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PhD Exit Seminar

On Friday afternoon I presented my exit seminar to the biology department. Things went really well, and I rather enjoyed the questions session that came after – there was a lot of great discussion about honeybee behaviour and machine learning techniques. My focus for October is to finish writing my thesis, and once that is …

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An interesting scam

I received an interesting scam email this morning from a person claiming to a representative of “Domain Registry China”. I thought I’d post it and hopefully prevent any business owners potentially falling victim to it. This is what it said: Dear CEO, (If you are not the person who is in charge of this, please …

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​Honeybees and missing data part 1: Tale of the missing bees

​Sometimes missing data can tell you its own story, while other times missing data can lead you in completely the wrong direction. As I’ve been working on a PhD studying honeybee behaviour, I thought I’d share a couple of articles about bees and how important missing data can be. This first article is the story …

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Essential WordPress Plugins for Blogging

Over the past few years of blogging using WordPress I’ve found a number of essential plugins for the platform. I’ve written this post to provide as a resource for myself and others and will try to periodically update it if I find new/better plugins. Plugins I’m using at the moment:

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Announcing BioSky

BioSky is a website I’ve been setting up with Rina Soetanto recently. We are both doing PhDs in the biological sciences and have a keen interest in research and the treatments being developed in the biotech and health industry.

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