Comparing approaches to age-depth modelling in R

by on March 15, 2018

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 […]

The Mineralogical Paragram

by on March 19, 2017

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 […]

Mapping GPS Data to Open Street Map Roads

by on March 29, 2016

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 […]

New Logo!

by on October 14, 2013

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!

Website Launch (finally!)

by on April 23, 2013

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 […]

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