Armchair Ecology

Ecology. Indoors.

Picking the most efficient flower-picking route with simulated annealing
Measuring the modularity of ecological networks
Brain dump on drawing random networks — part 1
I am not competing against laptops when I teach.
The well-rounded biologist.
Data is not just data anymore
Three years of using Julia
The grammar of data
Diffential Equations with Julia, updated.
But why should we model things anyways?
When are networks worth it?
The value of getting nothing done.
Naive Bayesian Classification of parasite data
Notes on the Gillespie algorithm - part 2
Notes on the Gillespie algorithm - part 1
Live mathematical modeling
Fail, fail, fail. Then fail again.
“No true Scotsman” (and no true ecologist)
A biogeographic study of Paw Patrol.
Solving differential equations for ecological problems.
Reproducing modelling papers is important and instructive.
Why I can’t enjoy PhD Comics, and why I may be wrong.
How to ensure you have early career speakers at your next events.
Five tips to make better presentations
Hypotheses are over-rated. Don’t let them ruin your writing.
Data training: community over institution
What I look for in a Software paper.
The most important scientific figure ever drawn.
Bipartite networks are not sampled well.
Is community ecology a thing?
Julia in ecology: why multiple dispatch is good
The futility of sharing ecological data
Responding to reviewers, part 2
Responding to reviewers, part 1
Science Bioblitz, data quality, and crowd-sourcing
We can't see the forest for the bird.
Two grants should be enough.
When exactly is it citizen science?
In defense of over-simplified ecological models.
Computational ecology – currencies for collaboration
The artist and the craftsman.
What is computational ecology?
Approximate Bayesian Computation and tiny data in ecology
Ecology’s unhealthy obsession with patterns
Is ecology replicable?
Advanced research computing for ecology
Ecological modeling is world building