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This website is now completely cookie-free

In the last few days, I invested some time to further improve the data protection on my website. For instance, I reduced the scripts used on this website to a minimum. Also, I replaced Google Analytics by the open source alternative plausible. All these changes together now enable me to run the website completely without cookies, which further improves...

New Teaching Material: Python Cheat Sheats

I’ve started a collection of various Python cheat sheets that contain some useful commands and usage examples. You can find it in the General Teaching Materials section. For the beginning, I’ve added a cheat sheet on Numpy functions and Python data I/O functions. The latter one is an extension to the Python Basics course, where we can only cover...

New Teaching Material: Statistical data analysis and basic time series analysis with Python.

I’ve added two new tutorials in the teaching section. The first one is about the statistical data analysis with the Pandas and Pingouin package. The second one is about basic time series analysis with the NumPy and Matplotlib package. Statistical data analysis tutorial Time series analysis tutorial I’ve also added a Further...

New Teaching Material: Analyzing IGOR binary files of patch clamp recordings

I’ve added a new tutorial in the teaching section on how to read and process IGOR binary files (*.ibw) of patch clamp recordings. IGOR tutorial Left: Schematic of a classical patch clamp recording setup (source: commons.wikimedia.org). Right: Schematic of a cell-attached patch clamp (source: commons.wikimedia.org).

An Unicode Font Generator

Have you ever wondered where these 𝕤𝕡𝕖𝕔𝕚𝕒𝕝 𝚏𝚘𝚗𝚝 ⓛⓔⓣⓣⓔⓡⓢ come from, that you, e.g., see in Instagram and Twitter bios? The trick is, that they are all created with Unicode : Ŧħɨs ɨs Ⱥ fȺnȼɏ ŧɇxŧ. 🅣ⓗⓘⓢ 🅘ⓢ ⓐ ⓕⓐⓝ🅒ⓨ ⓣⓔⓧ🅣. T͟h͟i͟s͟ i͟s͟ a͟ f͟a͟n͟c͟y͟ t͟e͟x͟t͟. 𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘢 𝘧𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘺 𝘵𝘦𝘹𝘵. 🆃🅷🅸🆂 🄸🅂 🅰 🄵🄰🄽🄲🅈 🆃🅴🆇🆃. 𝚃𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚒𝚜 𝚊 𝚏𝚊𝚗𝚌𝚢 𝚝𝚎𝚡𝚝. ㄒ卄丨丂 丨丂 卂 千卂几匚ㄚ ㄒ乇乂ㄒ....

New Teaching Material: Fiji short course

I’ve added new teaching material in the teaching section. It’s a short tutorial on extracting and analyzing Ca2+ fluorescence signals with Fiji and a default spreadsheet program, designed for a max. 1 h session. The tutorial is highly and thankfully inspired by this blog post of Akira Muto. Fiji short course The Fiji logo.

On website subscriptions via RSS and Atom feeds

I believe that RSS and Atom feeds are still relevant, today maybe even more than ever before. They are a valuable tool to create individually tailored news feeds and to follow favorite websites. In that way, they enable independency from the big social media companies and, hence, help to avoid manipulation by fake news and social media filter algorithms....

Free LaTeX editors

The following list contains currently freely available $\LaTeX$ editors. Since things are constantly changing, I will update the list from time to time. Editor           LaTeX Base             ...

Markdown vs. LaTeX for Scientific Writing

A few days ago, I added a Markdown and a $\LaTeX$ guide to the general teaching materials in the teaching section. Both are markup languages with different syntax, designed for partly overlapping as well as differing typesetting applications. In this post I’d like to give some guidance when it comes to the decision “When to use Markdown and when to...

Free Markdown editors

The following list contains currently freely available Markdown editors. Since things are constantly changing, I will update the list from time to time. Editor           Minimalist Online Markdown Editor /        ...

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