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Welcome to fall semester!
Back in Puli, and classes have started. All is going well, except that I’m busy moving lots of books! For friends and students who did not know, I am now an adjunct professor, following my retirement this summer. I’m glad … Continue reading
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Summertime and we are back in the U.S. for the first time in 3 years. Always pleasant up north here where our guys are, especially compared to the tropicalness of Taiwan, but I’m sure some of my students and colleagues … Continue reading
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What’s going on elsewhere
I’ve let this blog grow a little moss this semester, so I will try to catch up on what I’ve done elsewhere. There has been lots to keep busy with, but the only really visible things so far are two … Continue reading
Back on line (again)
We have been back to on line classes for a couple of weeks and will soon be at the end of the semester. I hope that everyone has been able to make the transition (again!) and that you have been … Continue reading
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Welcome to spring semester 2022!
Back in class again! Last semester had very few posts, hope to have a few more this semester. Some big changes are coming, more on that in the weeks ahead. In the meantime, stay healthy!
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Back in the classroom!
The new semester has started and we are now back where we belong–in the classroom! The first two weeks of our late breaking semester were online of course, and it was just enough to remind me of why I like … Continue reading
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Whoops! Almost forgot to put up my annual summer break post! The grades are in, now go relax. I’m revising a book, so no breaks for me. I am still on campus this summer, if you see us out for … Continue reading
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The final final
Today is the last day of finals week, congratulations to everyone for making it through a challenging semester. The last four or five weeks online were especially challenging for me, hopefully my online-teaching skills are now considerably sharper than they … Continue reading
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The mysterious read-only vim file
My standard text editor is Vim (now 8.X). When Vim is set up correctly for my language environment, it is a reliable workhorse that does pretty much what I want. However, there is one glitch I have run across more … Continue reading
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The first week of online classes
A big thanks to my Chi Nan students for their enthusiastic participation in our first week of online classes. And an even bigger thanks to my TA Hsin-yi for her help in setting up the Big Blue Button on Moodle … Continue reading
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