iPad也能干正事:谈谈如何学术

iPad想必大家不会陌生。毕竟这个工具已经存在了好几年,其产品本身也从最原始的一代经历到了4代。作为一个爱好计算机和相关电子产品的人,我也终于抢在了结婚前搞定了自己的iPad。其原因呢有二:一则因为我实在是受不了Kindle的那个屏幕。尽管电子墨水看书实在是很爽(事实上,我在国际航班上一般只用Kindle看书),但是其有限的翻页功能拿来看书实在是有点蛋疼;二则,婚后财政大权一旦交出,恐怕要拿到此类消费的许可需要更高的时间和信息成本(此类研究参见XXXX,XXX和XXXX)。... Read More

Words for Spring Festival, 2011: English Version

There are two reasons that eventually promote me writing this post in English, even though I have published one with similar topic in Chinese some hours ago. The first reason is a kind suggestion from Justin, both my colleague and good friend, says that he can hardly understand what I said on the blog since they are mainly in Chinese, the other reason, however, is on myself. I find my writing skills in English is declining very greatly in past few months, and I wonder, it is time for a practice now.... Read More

Farewell to 2010: A New Start

不知道我在哪里看到过这么一句话说“浑浑噩噩间,新的一年又来到”。于我现在而言,那就真的可以说是浑浑噩噩了。由于一些非常杯具的原因,我错过了这里最热闹的圣诞节和元旦。而在对中国人而言这个最重要的节日里,你感受不到一点“年味”。这里全然一副除了春节,地球照样转的架势。人们依旧忙碌着,上课、实验、读论文、跑数据。唯一能让你感受到快过年的就是我办公桌上的宣传册了吧?哈哈。... Read More

Quality or Quantity: A Puzzle for Researchers

Frankly, this is not a suitable topic for me due to my limited experience on both research and academic given my present education as only a graduating master’s student. However, my limited experience, as well as my coming PhD life in Lancaster, do bring me an opportunity to think about: when doing some research, given two dimensions as measurement of the work as quality and quantity, which shall I prefer?... Read More

LYX: A New Written Instrument

经过几天的奋斗,终于完成了研究计划的初稿。12页的英文写作果然不是闹着玩的。累的我差点小命送掉。不过这次我也得到了一个教训,那就是,只有自己熟悉的东西才能做好,永远不要轻易去尝试你所不了解的事情。不过首当其冲要感谢的,则是我在Linux下新伙伴,LYX。这个系统同时给了我LATEX系统的便捷,也让我享受到了可视化编辑的乐趣。我之所以喜欢LATEX,是因为在我结束了最后一个字符的同时,我的文本排版也在倾刻间完成了。这是Word系统远远不能比拟的。... Read More