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How to use Chat GPT-3.5 to write your essay

Chat GPT-3.5 is a FREE generative language AI model. However, whether you should use it is a totally different story. If you are not sure, ask GPT-3.5 for its opinion.
E1 An easy way to write a research paper critique


R the programming language, being a GNU S, is not one of the fastest out there. To be honest, it is one of the slowest out of the box. You may want to make it run faster sometimes.
E1 Linking the Intel oneAPI MKL library

Climate Change Series

Effects of large-scale teleconnections on biological processes. I have two more interesting stories to tell in this series before moving on. However, I have been working on other projects recently. I wish I have some grad students. Well, until I have some free labor, there won't be any updates.
E1 Read a paper with me Large scale climate effect on the growth of a highly migratory shark in the North Atlantic
E2 The confluence of multiple climate factors There is so much more I'd like to say on this topic, but I guess that will overflow to the next episode.
E3 Episode #3 [indefinitely suspended. This one is my favorite thus far]
E4 Episode #4 [indefinitely suspended. Just another example anyways 🤷]

Seabird Conservation Series

Thoughts, research and behind scene stories
E1 Getting started on seabird bycatch modelling
E2 Read a paper with me Seabird bycatch vulnerability in pelagic longline fisheries based on modeling of a long-term dataset by Can Zhou and Nigel Brothers
E3 Read a paper with me Interaction frequency of seabirds with longline fisheries: risk factors and implications for management by Can Zhou and Nigel Brothers
E4 Read a paper with me Seabird bycatch loss rate variability in pelagic longline fisheries by Zhou et al
E5 Book chapter The Importance of Ecological Traits in Assessing Seabird Vulnerability to Environmental Risks by Can Zhou, Joan Browder and Yan Jiao
E6 Read a paper with me Assessing the uncertainty of total seabird bycatch synthesized from multiple sources by Zhou and Liao

Optics, Remote Sensing and IR imaging

Formulae to calculate FOV and IFOV and when to use each of them
Get to know your FLIR IR camera like never before! (wait for it)

Automating Surveys Series

This series of articles is inspired by a research survey that I participate in. The objective here is to more or less establish, by way of writing and thinking about it, a standard and free way to conduct surveys for scientific research. People who need to conduct surveys may find my endevour useful.
Ask the right Qs
Build a responsive survey using Google Forms and App Script
Send out the surveys automatically
Analyze the result

Life, Politics and More

What's it like to live in China?
Endnote styles for select journals in conservation ecology
What if I find a mistake in a published article?

Just a friendly reminder:

Each day, 80k acres of forests are disappearing ...

So think about that when you try to print something next time.
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