Working with radiocarbon dating in R has long been possible, especially since the Intcal dataset itself contains R code in the supplement. Other tools like Bacon (Blauuw and Christen 2011), the slightly simpler Clam (Blaauw 2010), and BChron (Haslett and Parnell 2008) have helped users calibrate radiocarbon dates and produce reproducible age models. A comprehensive […]
Matt Hall from Agile Geoscience recently wrote a post on the problem of finding the shortest possible pangram (sentence containing all letters in the alphabet) using only mineral names. The post goes into the details on the set cover problem, of which assembling a pangram from a list of minerals is one example. Matt’s best […]
The problem of matching GPS points collected from a phone or dedicated GPS device to actual defined roadways is becoming more prevalent as insurance companies move to sensor-based platforms for risk management. In a recent Upwork contract, I was tasked with this problem for an insurance company providing sensor-based risk management for insurance providers in […]
Thanks to the magical graphic design of one Lauren Peters-Collaer, Fish & Whistle has a logo! As Fish & Whistle expands to other platforms and into custom technical drawing, it feels good to have a solid image (and a solid song) behind the company’s work. To the future!
It’s been a year since I started developing apps for Android, and it’s high time the website got underway. Complete with pages for each app and a donate page, it should function for now. In the future, I’d like to add online versions of some of the conversion functions my apps use and expand the […]
With over 15,000 downloads and 10,000 active users, in just 5 months Canada Weather & Radar has become a top-rated Canadian weather app and (according to the reviews) the top free app. Who thought it would catch on? I certainly didn’t. Thanks to you for using!