Case for Experts in Management

Posted on Sat 22 May 2021 in Productivity • Tagged with project-management, rant

Empathy & a growth mindset are equally important to both managers & individual contributors.

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Climbing Life Lessons: Offwidths

Posted on Sat 01 May 2021 in Productivity • Tagged with agile, project-management, project-planning, research, rant, time-management

An offwidth is a difficult climb, too big for hand jams, but too small to chimney.

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Future of Science

Posted on Sun 08 March 2020 in Modeling • Tagged with OSS, science, code, research, rant

The future of science is OSS, and the language is code.

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Electric Mismatch in Silicon-Cell PV is Not Intuitive

Posted on Fri 18 October 2019 in Solar • Tagged with solar, modeling, code

Why does shade just across the bottom row of cells cause 90% power loss?

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OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect Primer

Posted on Thu 17 October 2019 in Authentication and Authorization • Tagged with code, web, auth, oauth, openid

Authentication and authorization with OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect.

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Python Concurrency Primer

Posted on Mon 07 October 2019 in Python • Tagged with code, web

Asynchronous Python workflows for IO and CPU processes on a single machine versus a cluster.

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Examples of implicit versus explicit solutions for photovoltaic solar energy systems

Posted on Fri 22 June 2018 in Solar • Tagged with code, solar, modeling

Using a numerical solver to model solar power.

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SPACES: Mnemonic for core values of good modeling software

Posted on Thu 10 May 2018 in Modeling • Tagged with rant, code, modeling

What makes good modeling software? Repeat this three times out loud.

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Iterative Project Planning in Research and Development

Posted on Fri 16 June 2017 in Productivity • Tagged with agile, kanban, scrum, development, research, time-management, project-management, project-planning

Iterative planning is a a successful strategy for research and development.

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Vertically Centered

Posted on Thu 25 May 2017 in JavaScript • Tagged with HTML, web, jQuery

Use jQuery to vertically center an element in a window.

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