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Lawn Maintenance

Monday, August 29, 2011 Posted by

Some of us are lucky enough to have a garden, possibly with a lawn. As this is (or was, I don’t have a lawn where I live now) one of my hobbies, I’ll share some knowledge on this topic. Read the rest of this entry »

Generic Gnuplot

Friday, August 26, 2011 Posted by

Some generic gnuplot stuff Read the rest of this entry »

Commandline Scripting with Maple

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Posted by

As some of my readers may know, I’m a big fan of the commandline. GUI tools are all very neat and stuff, but when it comes to doing bulk operations there really is no substitute for commandline scripting with pipe-and-filter structures. Luckily, the guys at MapleSoft provide a commandline interface to Maple, so it can be called directly from your favourite shell environment, allowing you to do more complicated stuff than possible when using ‘bc’ or AWK. Read the rest of this entry »

Vaude Taurus II tent

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 Posted by

This summer I spent two weeks camping in a borrowed Vaude Taurus II, a remarkable light yet sturdy tent. After these two weeks I knew it for sure: I needed to get one of my own. Read the rest of this entry »

Shell Script for calculating Confidence Intervals

Monday, August 22, 2011 Posted by

If you have some data (e.g. the results from simulation experiments) you may want to calculate the Confidence Intervals to gauge statistical significance. You can do this by hand. I use a shellscript (and later also built a php function). Read the rest of this entry »