Author Archives: Erika Cule
Until recently, I dreaded public speaking. Hated it, even. No-one told me, when I set out to become a scientist, that presenting my work in front of an audience would be expected. Being scheduled to give a talk, to immediate … Continue reading
Blogging Beyond is about ten years old now. To celebrate, here are ten papers I like, in chronological order by publication date. Each is accompanied by a short justification for its inclusion in this list. Ridge Regression: Biased estimation for … Continue reading
For those of my readers who are new to my writing, karibuni. Stay with me. The video is for the sake of nostalgia. I am going through a nostalgic phase at the moment. It has been a while since I … Continue reading
I do love how I used to be as an undergraduate. During a clear out, I found an academic diary from the first year of my undergraduate studies. In it, in the notes pages, in between a note about booking … Continue reading
One of the few issues on which my parents both took the same, apparently unwavering and absolute position was that of the sanctity of the secret ballot. Vote, my father said. No vote, no voice, he said. People died for … Continue reading
When in doubt, read the instructions is to productivity what aphorisms are to meaning.