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15 February 2013
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Antichamber – You are not here

Not since Portal have I had this much fun playing a puzzle game. And there is a distinct feel of Portal going on here, with the clean whites, the clever puzzles, a strange gun, and the outlandish physics.

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19 June 2012
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Conferences and Open Bars

Every so often, when doing a PhD, you get to go to conferences and the like. Sometimes, there conferences are across the world, and you get a free holiday. Sometimes, they’re right in your backyard.

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25 April 2012
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Chronicles of a Thesis: Despair, frustration and hope

So I had this moment after an hour futilely analysing a sample looking for my stuff to happen, and seeing nothing. See, the equipment I use to analyse it is kinda dodgy, like most equipment in labs everywhere. It is new, but has glitches and problems, and I was coming against one of its problems.

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20 January 2012
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Chronicles of a Thesis: Day 1 – A beginning (LyX)

It’s gotten to thepoint – for a few reasons – that I really must start making a concerted effort to write up my thesis in order to finish on time by autumn. And so, I will be regaling you all with my progress, thoughts and frustrations. Lots and lots of frustrations, I’ll bet. I appreciate your attention, comments and advice. I’ve resolved to do an hour a day on my thesis – for those who don’t know, I’m studying a PhD in Physics.

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