Archive | 2012

Goal updates 2012 – 100 mile bike race

Documenting my life online has taught me some things about myself. One of these is that I am not very punctual with writing a report once I achieve a goal. Nevertheless, the experience is not lost. For example, this was a wonderful race. I had never imagined I would be able to ride for a […]

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Goal updates 2012 – 21 Books read this year

  My goal was to read 12 books this year. I read 12 books in 2011, so I thought that would be an apt goal to have. I’m happy that looking back, I did more than what I set out to. I read almost double the number of books I planned to read. It would […]

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Goal updates 2012 – International conference presentation in Portugal

    This was one of my first international oral conferences. Looking back at my first real year of PhD – the first year of PhD pretty much involves taking courses and doing lab rotations, so only in the second year does one get to do actual research, after selecting a lab – I had […]

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Goal updates 2012 – Publishing paper

Today is the last day of 2012. And it’s time to address the goals I set early in the year. And set some new goals for 2013. The problem with this one – writing a paper. I did write it. Well, I got almost an outline ready. But then got stuck. We couldn’t explain the […]

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