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How I got started using Linux (and how you could too)

Reading Time: 4 minutes I’ve heard great things about the Linux operating system and their many distributions. Unlike MacOS or Windows, Linux is an open-source, free to use operating system or OS. As liberating as the idea of a democracy: made by the people, for the people. When your system starts to run a

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Beating Boredom in Optometry

Reading Time: 6 minutes The opposite of love is indifference, and the opposite of happiness is boredom. Tim Ferris, 4-Hour Work Week At face value, you turn up, do the same thing, then go home. Optometry or almost any type of work is repetitive by nature. Within the first hour, 30 minute, or even

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How I used Python to induce Optokinetic Nystagmus

Reading Time: 9 minutes Time to go back. Back in time. It’s prime time. Fifth and final year of university. A year filled with stress but also a fun project. And that’s what I want to talk about today. In our final year of university, we had to complete a project related to an

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Thesis Wordcloud Project

Reading Time: 7 minutes We will be generating a wordcloud of their thesis… well not their thesis because we have to protect their privacy, but we are going to use something similar.

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How You Can Learn Everyday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Everyday, the journey of life is learning, and is your ticket! In our careers, we are measured by our flexibility. What was: work one job for your entire life. Just then: you work for different companies with the same job title. Now, we have many different careers throughout our

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Looking After Your Eyes When Coding

Reading Time: 6 minutes For most, the three most important parts of your body when it comes to programming are our fingers, brain and eyes. Out of these three I want to focus on the eyes. Fingers interface with the computer and our brains solve the actual problems, but our eyes and vision is

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Remember Everything You Read

Reading Time: 3 minutes My guru and longtime secret lover, Ali Abdaal released a video on how to remember what he has read. Reading (non-fiction) is an important part of our personal development. Years of someone’s experience is condensed into a book which can be devoured in days or weeks (or even months in

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How to Serve More When There is “No Change”

Reading Time: 3 minutes “No change” is normally received as good news. Practitioner can breathe a sigh of relief delivering good news. The patient can walk away happy know their eyes are health and prescription stable. But is this satisfactory? What more can we do to better serve our patients? Well, here are some

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My Programming Learning Pathway (In Progress)

Reading Time: 6 minutes I’m going to be embarking on a journey. Learning Python. For data science and machine learning, potentially. If you are too, I want you to join me on my intended learning pathway. At the time of writing, I’m still working through it. And it involves reading through three books: Automate

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