Davide Gerosa


Groups I’ve been with for some time

Grants and efforts I was somehow involved with

Thanks to:

Press coverage

Links to cool gravity stuff

Conferences and announcements in the field

Other geek things

  • Write python code compatible with both python 2 and python 3: cheatsheet
  • How to set up a new SVN repository and give the right to others using RSA keys: SVN
  • A beautiful collection of Python tricks by M. Vallisneri: vallis/salon. In particular, this is a really cool script that I generalized into filltex.
  • To upload your python nerd stuff on PyPi check this tutorial (better) and also these other ones (1) (2)
  • List of named colors in python and latex
  • Interesting resources on data visualization EdwardTufte, somersault10824
  • Store configuration files (bashrc etc) in git: here
  • Lord of the rings dates are in your mac! Try: cat /usr/share/calendar/calendar.lotr
  • Star Wars in ascii… Try:  telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl
  • LatexOnline: on-the-fly Tex compiler for web-hosted files (e.g. from github)
  • Cambridge 23 research things
  • Interact with your google drive from the command line: github.com/prasmussen/gdrive. Actually rclone is better.
  • arxiv stats: here and here
  • How real is Star Wars (according to Cambridge)? here
  • Easy backup of your gmail account: gmvault
  • Edit text in PDFs for free: pdfescape
  • Some links suggested by students, thanks! 1, 2, 3, 4

  • In case you’re wondering, I’m an Inter fan (and a bit of West Brom from my time in the UK).

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