Patrick’s guide to barcoding biological samples

    July 21, 2020

    Below is a presentation explaining some of the barcode labeling methods and protocols I use in the lab. If the presentation is difficult to view or does not load below you can view it at

    The pitfalls of working with a framework like Laravel (v7.x)

    May 28, 2020

    Laravel is great as a development framework. It handles lots of things for me that I have no interest or time to manually code such as cleaning my SQL queries or providing methods to talk to my databases. But with all of this framework magic comes some …

    Svelte Examples

    May 27, 2020

    Since the Svelte REPL does not have a ‘search REPL apps by user’ function here are some example Svelte apps that can be altered and played with online. I suggest starting with the Hello world and reading through the REPL instructions to get the most ou …

    A lesson in Zoom meeting passwords and Zoom bombers (if you are setting up Zoom meetings you need to know this)

    May 19, 2020

    Meeting passwords: First let me say that a number of links to Zoom meetings on most websites DO NOT require a password to get into the meeting (whether that makes the meeting vulnerable to Zoom bombing is separate issue). Even though a password was set …

    Thermo Fisher Scientific – TSX70086A ultra-low temperature freezer issues and review

    March 17, 2020

    March 2020 I received a brand new TSX70086A freezer. It looked great on the outside but the instructions were sparse except for a little ‘quick setup’ instructions glued to the side of the freezer. Yeah I know you just need it level and plugged in to w …