Monthly Archives: December 2011

Winter break

Since all the bloggers are heading back to their homes and log fires for the Christmas break, we’re going to put the blog on hold until early in 2012… we hope to see you then!

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Lego my regex

Regular expressions are something that pretty much everyone working with more than a handful of data should take the time to learn (a handful being around 500 lines). They can easily improve your life, particularly if you’ve ever had to … Continue reading

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A penny for your method: Nutator

This one requires a little ingenuity on your part (and perhaps some craft, duct tape, construction, and/or welding skills). A nutator (AKA nutating mixer or rotating mixer) is a gently rocking/rotating platform useful for continuously and gently mixing samples. They … Continue reading

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