Category Interesting

RCSBProteinDataBank YouTube channel

Protein Data Bank (PDB) is a database for the three-dimensional structural data of large biological molecules, such as proteins and nucleic acids. RCSB PDB is a very important one. It...

Achilles and a turtle - about infinite sequences

In the fifth century BC, a famous philosopher, Zeno of Elea, was trying hard to prove that movement is just an illusion. Instead, he contributed to the development of infinite...

What have I learned about crime from Chicago data?

Since 2001, Chicago city collects a record of all the crimes registered by their police. For the last few years, they share those data on Chicago Data Portal. This is...

Category Learning

Learn to concentrate better

Let’s be honest. Suppose you need to study a topic. You got a book with everything you need to know. You start reading it and… how long will you be...

Focused and diffused mode

Imagine effective learning for an important exam. A typical picture is a person focusing in front of a computer or a book, making notes, looking for answers. But would you...

Learn by teaching

One of the most effective ways to learn is teaching, or at least to prepare for teaching. There are a few reasons why.

Deep Work - working effectively on demanding tasks

People often think that if they disturb us for “just” 5 minutes, we will be able to get back to our work without noticing it. Well, this is not how...

Category Writing

How to write: The critic hat

Whenever I write an article, I am trying to remember to take a few hats. When I finish each fragment, I put on the first one: The critic hat. So...

Category LearningDriven

Learning debt

TL;DR: Here I propose a new way of thinking about learning: acquiring useful skills and knowledge should be part of our lives. When we stay behind, we should treat it...

Category Stoic

Category Programming