**[ColorOracle][cartography]** - Software that takes the guesswork out of checking for colour blind friendly design.
**[Doodle](http://www.doodle.com/)** - A service to find free time slots between multiple people. It is great for organising meetings and events.
**[My Peers](http://codingseed.com/)** - A lightweight Mac application that updates you when particular researchers that interest you publish something new.
**[Unix and Perl for Biologists](http://korflab.ucdavis.edu/Unix_and_Perl//)** - An excellent way to get started learning Unix and Perl for common bioinformatic tasks, written by biologists for biologists.
Jonathan Yewdell has written two nice essays. [One][essay1] is about the academic career and the [other][essay2] about research itself.
Some ideas are better expressed in comics. I often destress and feel I am not alone when reading
[The upturned microscope](https://theupturnedmicroscope.com)
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
Casey Bergman is gathering all paper related Twitter bots here.