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Useful links

Enter the name for this tabbed section: Software

ColorOracle - Software that takes the guesswork out of checking for colour blind friendly design.

Doodle - A service to find free time slots between multiple people. It is great for organising meetings and events.

My Peers - A lightweight Mac application that updates you when particular researchers that interest you publish something new.

Unix and Perl for Biologists - An excellent way to get started learning Unix and Perl for common bioinformatic tasks, written by biologists for biologists.

Enter the name for this tabbed section: Ideas

Jonathan Yewdell has written two nice essays. One is about the academic career and the other about research itself.

Some ideas are better expressed in comics. I often destress and feel I am not alone when reading

PhD comics

XKCD

SMBC

The upturned microscope

Enter the name for this tabbed section: Literature twitter bots

I setup the sexChr_papers twitter bot following Rob Lanfear's instructions.

I am interested in papers on sex chromosome evolution, so I am removing most of the medical literature with the following search terms in pubmed

sex chromosome
NOT aneuploidy
NOT patient?
NOT chronic
NOT acute
NOT clinical
NOT prenatal
NOT diagnostic
NOT congenital
NOT infant?
NOT syndrome
NOT trisom*
NOT sperm

Casey Bergman is gathering all paper related Twitter bots here.