I re-read my spectral clustering tutorial today and am going to talk to a professor about it and maybe get something else to read. Excitement! People keep being surprised when I say this is what I’m doing. ”You’re applied now?” and the like. Well yes I am! Sort of/for now/partly. I just checked the WHOI website and sure enough, they’re hiring a post-doc with...
Happy Pi Day, folks
I’m on spring break. Woohoo!
I just took an exam, and it didn’t go especially well. I want to think more about exams. I’ve been developing an “I’m just bad at in-class tests” attitude that’s helpful for insulating my sense of competence and self-esteem from poor performance on tests, but isn’t helpful for improving my performance on those tests. If it were really important in the...