Being in Hawaii in the middle of January is nice and all, but traveling 21 hours for 4 days is just not worth it.
I discuss my experience in setting up a ceiling based retractable cable management system for HTC Vive.
Through some mishaps in Vive repair process, I found myself as the proud owner of a third light house. The thing has been lying around gathering dust since it arrived. This weekend, I set out to put it to use. I established two rooms with separate tracking through three lighthouses. The setup could not have... Continue Reading →
It has been a while since I finished the Last Night on Earth minis (great game btw). I was a bit miffed with how the minis would shift around in the box, rubbing against each other. Dullcote can only protect them so far after all... So I have been thinking of making an insert for the... Continue Reading →
I jumped the gun and ordered the Fog of Love after seeing the AMA with the designer on reddit. The game offers a two player board game in the tone of romantic comedies. This premise was very attractive to me, as we lost our gaming groups in Arizona and with the kids, it was hard... Continue Reading →
Today was the first time I joined the board game group at the library! Met real nice people and had lots of fun playing Endeavor together.
I have been slowly working on the zombicide minis. Finally this week I finished painting the regular zombies and fatties. All that remains are the special infected and the heroes. I guess the game will be ready to play by summer. I drew lots of inspiration from Sorastro's tutorials in painting the mini's. Of... Continue Reading →
In 2016, I signed a petition in the hopes that our voices as academics would bring peace to my country. The Turkish government labeled me and the other signatories as traitors and have been working hard to quash our voices. Many of my colleagues have lost their jobs and others were jailed. Now the... Continue Reading →
I keep talking about using large datasets and how some models take quite long time to run. One of those models is typically two way fixed effects models. While regular econometrics packages like plm are quite good for reasonably large datasets, more and more I find it hard to use with my datasets. Here is... Continue Reading →