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Category Archives: lolcat
Day 24: Really, CMU?
I give you an A for effort, but I’m quite sure that every single one of those memes is used incorrectly. Generously, I give you 50% on the victory kid meme. So basically, you got 0.5 / 5 correct. Surely there … Continue reading
Posted in Daily Photo, Internet, lolcat Tagged "but it's so much fun to stay out of the IM leagues--NO", "joined an IM league. met my future wife.", "oh you've never joined an IM team? tell me again how you're staving off the freshman 15", carnegie mellon, cmu, cmu uc, see? those are just a few examples of how to use those memes correctly Leave a comment
GP: A new way to track running progress
And by “GP”, I of course mean guinea pigs! Ok fine: it actually means a statistical method called a Gaussian Process. By placing fairly strong assumptions on the form of the data, you can do lots of useful things like extrapolate … Continue reading
Posted in Exercise, lolcat, Mathematics, Programming, Running Tagged as opposed to nonparametric statistics, garmin connect, gaussian processes, github, guinea pigs own, guinea pigs!!!, linear regression, one should probably not run while programming, parametric statistics, python, running and programming ftw, scikit-learn 3 Comments
Birthdays, Weddings, and Publications, oh my!
Yeah, I’ve been slacking on posting again. Which kind of makes my considerations of late to start a running-only blog somewhat premature. It’s difficult to say, though; occasionally I purposely don’t post here because I want to post about something other … Continue reading
Posted in Academics, Blogging, Graduate School, lolcat, Real Life, Running, The Lady, Travel Tagged arizona, birthday parties, freezing rain is literally the best kind of weather and by best i meant worst, george takei, hyatt regency, make sure to say "i don't know!" to lily, naturenaturenaturenaturenaturenaturenaturenaturenaturenaturenaturenature, pittsburgh says "yeah we're not gonna salt the roads because reasons", running in single digits is pretty brutal but not as brutal as freezing rain, seriously we had freezing rain this morning, whoever said you'll need to write for the rest of your life was absolutely correct 2 Comments
Year in [peer] Review
The WordPress year in review thingy, while somewhat intriguing, is (in my humble opinion) pretty boring. I mean, who really cares about pageviews on the internet? Am I rite? So taking a page from Megan’s post, and a page from … Continue reading
Posted in Academics, Graduate School, Holidays, lolcat, Real Life, Running, The Lady, Travel Tagged air force marathon, am i rite or am i rite, bsec, capstone projects, colorado, danimal and keeley ftw, grumpy cat ftw, i guess this wasn't really much of a review so sue me, joe biden is the man, marine corps marathon, oak ridge national labs, pittsburgh great race, pittsburgh marathon, run ALL the races 4 Comments
The standard deviation of the standard deviation is my friend?
I made a rather startling discovery in my research the other day. I was looking for a better way of filtering out pixels in the videos I was analyzing; picking an arbitrary constant to set the threshold didn’t seem to … Continue reading
Posted in Academics, Graduate School, lolcat, Mathematics, Programming Tagged adaptive threshold, gamma distribution, gaussian distribution, grumpy cat is my friend, i imagine smirnov was always sober, if grumpy cat had any friends, kolmogorov-smirnov, mean, median, normal = gaussian, normal distribution, pixels, standard deviation, video 4 Comments
Tomorrow, The Lady and I make our way to Philadelphia for Sunday’s marathon. If you’re interested in tracking my progress, I’ll be setting up a live tracking link through MapMyRun that will be available on my Twitter, which will be … Continue reading
Posted in Graduate School, Holidays, lolcat, Real Life, Running, the fam, The Lady, Travel Tagged guinea pigs make everything better, it seems like it's the middle distance folks with no desire to run longer who call me crazy, long distance runners are usually very supportive, non runners are usually very supportive, philadelphia, philadelphia marathon, philly, researchy research, runners rant, the lady will receive a box of driving talent for her birthday 4 Comments
That’s what the current stage of marathon training feels like: football playoffs. After you’ve weathered football camp, double sessions, the blazing southern heat of August and September, and 10 regular season games, the playoffs arrive. It’s a time of anticipation … Continue reading
Posted in Exercise, lolcat, Real Life, Running, The Lady Tagged 136 miles in october and that's without the runs i skipped due to a gimp foot, double sessions, football, football camp, high school football, monster month, philadelphia marathon, philly marathon, playoffs, races, regular season, running 5 Comments
I need a running blog
Mainly because there’s so much going on with running and with researching, it’s getting difficult to pick what to bloogggggg about. Though I suppose that’s better than the alternative of starting every post with “so I’ve been bad about blogging … Continue reading
Tabs or spaces?
I know this debate is old as dirt, but it was resurrected on my Google+ stream not too long ago, so I wanted to poll the intertubes and see what it, the Font of Knowlej, thought. The Debate It’s pretty … Continue reading