Tips and Tricks

This is where my long-form writing is – in other words, the blog. Shorter notes are at TIL.

Posts here are by topic; a selection are listed in reverse chronological order here.

A selection of posts from here and all from TIL by tag: /til/til-by-tags/


Academic papers and conferences.

Research life and career.


Suppose you want to model some cameras, calibrated according to the computer vision conventions we all know and love, in OpenGL. How?

N-view Triangulation Methods

Landing page for N-view triangulation posts.

Numerical Linear Algebra posts

Landing page Numerical Linear Algebra posts.

No classification yet.

Geometric Camera Calibration Webinar.

I gave a webinar, “Transforming pixels to millimeters: Geometric camera calibration”, for the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) on geometric camera calibration. This webinar is tailored for plant biologists, and the types of problems they may want to solve within the plant phenotyping context. However, the webinar would also be appropriate if you are working on 2D computer vision/image processing and want a big picture view of geometric camera calibration.


Social media preview cards: Twitter cards / Twitter / Mastodon.

(In 2018) I figured out what Twitter cards were. My first searches were “why do my links in Twitter look so terrible?” The answer: I didn’t have Twitter card markup in the links from two websites – this one (Jekyll), and a WordPress one for the technical committee I co-chair. So here’s some notes on how I fixed that:

Professional Development Notes for ECRs in ECE and CS.

What’s an ECR? Early Career Researcher.


Getting up and running with deep learning using Docker, case using FastAI 2020 course.

Suppose you have no illustions of being a DevOps expert, but do want to release your research-grade code to the world with Docker. How do you do it? That’s the point of these posts, from an Ubuntu-centric, C++-biased viewpoint. (2018.)

Docker: What’s the deal with WORKDIR?

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