Author Archives: vnoel
A while ago, I noticed a weird bug affecting the way QuickLook on Leopard showed characters with french accents, while being careful to save in UTF-8 from TextMate: TM’s on left, QL on the right. Unix deities seemed to confirm … Continue reading
It took a while. Doesn’t want to be installed on minefield builds, though (via MacOSXHints).
For the past two months or so, I’ve been slowly migrating my scientific workflow (that’s a fancy way of saying “my chaotic data hacking”) from Matlab ((R) (TM) (C)) to Python. The results are overwhelmingly positive, so I’d like to … Continue reading
As the title says. Now we can have correct background window appearance on Mac OS X, which was the number one reason to prefer Safari over Firefox 3 according to DF. I can’t wait for the next nightly build and … Continue reading
Nice write-up on using the “Lessig style” of presentations for scientific talks. I especially liked this bit: I reused slides frequently — even if just to flash the slide before them — in order to remind them of what they’ve … Continue reading
After installing tonight the update for Office Mac 2008, my CPU started going crazy. The fans went off on my powerbook, which they never do except if I’m compiling wxwindows. Investigation showed that, as always when the CPU goes mad with no good reason, … Continue reading
Another nice feature of Papers (and Bibdesk) I just found out: when you export the bibliography in bibtex format, and open it in Bibdesk, the PDF files you attached in Papers (and keywords) show up in Bibdesk. Nice.
After my last post about the joys of using Papers together with Word 2008 to create nice bibliographies, I tried to actually use the thing during the writing of an actual paper. I’m sorry to say I have to agree with the answers to … Continue reading
Papers is a Mac sofware aimed at simplifying the management, searching and reading of scientific litterature. It’s more or less iTunes for your science papers — you can browse through them by authors or journals, include all the relevant information … Continue reading