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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...
13 Aug 2020
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...
20 Jul 2020
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...
13 Jul 2020
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...
28 Sep 2020
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...
17 Aug 2020
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.
03 Aug 2020
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...
27 Jul 2020
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...
10 Aug 2020
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...
31 Aug 2020
Stoic philosophy tl;dr
Our rational nature moves freely forward in its impressions when it: 1) accepts nothing false or uncertain; 2) directs its impulses only to acts for the common good; 3) limits...
15 Nov 2020