Reproducible Research

Reproducible Research

What is reproducible research? When a researcher creates a paper they will document what they used and how they created their research, this then can be submitted for a review. For a paper to be accepted the research needs to be reproducible, and this is done by...
Want To Switch To Linux?

Want To Switch To Linux?

Thinking of switching to Linux? Here is a tip I suggest before you make the big move. Dual boot or use a laptop with Linux on it. I suggest this because moving to Linux from say Windows cold turkey is not a smart move. When you first move to Linux you realise that a...
Hello Mailchimp!

Hello Mailchimp!

After a few hours of tinkering with subscribe widgets on my website, I decided to give MailChimp a go as it’s got a really good rating online. It’s amazing how it works, and how easy it actually is. You start off having to create a signup page which...
Working Over The Summer

Working Over The Summer

So I’m on summer break and I was working at EB games for a month over the Christmas period, and during that time I got a call from the NMDHB (Nelson Marlborough District Health Board). I applied for a job there October last year and I got a call to start...
Good Bye Mint, Hello Arch

Good Bye Mint, Hello Arch

So you may know I have been a user of Linux Mint, but I feel like I have grown a bit too big for this distro so I decided Arch! I downloaded the distro and booted in on my laptop and several failed installs later I had Arch installed. Arch really is an amazing distro...