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Our New Assessment Calendar

Posted on Sep 20, 2015

Our New Assessment Calendar

Background Historically at LPCUWC we centralize student assessments on a paper calendar in the Staff Room.  Not all assessments were consistently updated, testing conflicts were seen but unresolved, and its utility has been limited.  In May 2015 our Director of Studies asked me to look at the a spreadsheet that would be the assessment calendar for the new year.  Over a weekend I shaped the Sheet, making it easy to work with and easy to maintain, and layered with functionalities that help both...

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Mibo for smartphone microscopy

Posted on Aug 12, 2014

Mibo for smartphone microscopy

Microscopy images from a smartphone equipped with a mibo kit.

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The BATCHEM Project: Progress on Web

Posted on Feb 9, 2014

This Chinese New Year holidays I worked feverishly on the Web thread of BATCHEM and made good progress.  Here’s a batch ’em technical progress: Set up a VPS with the LAMP stack, migrated content & databases from Dreamhost, and installed Python 3.3 and node.js on the server. Registered jon.hk (cute), and Parked jkwchui.com on top of it. Updated lpcuwc-coral.hk Setup Moodle 2.6 on chem.jon.hk, Installed a responsive theme, customized the appearances, selected, installed, and...

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Fixing 0-day Vulnerability – stay tuned

Posted on Aug 4, 2011

Hello visitors – the site is being fixed for a zero-day vulnerability, and will be in this odd-looking template (and I anticipate more oddness as I rebuild custom code deviating from the commercial theme) for a little while.  Content should still be OK. Edit – should all be fixed now. I did not know that I’ve customized things this extensively :(

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Mnemonic for Pi

Posted on Apr 25, 2011

Employer Joe always gave nice boys a choice: movies, five huge tough men, map of Arabian bakery, memo fax machine, thugs-packed Hawaiian office, or light pool bag. Yup.  That, and the Shapely key, is all you need to know to learn pi to 42 decimal...

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Mnemonics decoder

Posted on Apr 23, 2011

Converted the decoder from python into javascript – technically Coffeescript, which is dynamically compiled into JS in your browser (magic!)  It’s very straight-forward once everything is properly setup – Jessica Allen has a cute guide on it.  This is going to be useful moving forward converting the buncha python things to the browser.  Can’t figure out how to integrate this into a WordPress page – another battle for another day. In the meantime,...

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