The Living Thing / Notebooks :


The author

Hi, my name is Dan Mackinlay.

This is where I keep text- and maths-heavy notes. My references are elsewhere online, including my own publications. You can also find me on,, ORCID iD icon ORCID , Google Scholar, LinkedIn, Researchgate

This site

Many presentation ideas about how this site is used and presented are cribbed from the notebooks of Cosma Shalizi, which I find a pleasant format to read. The content is my own, except where otherwise stated. The fiddly details of how it works are here, and the really fiddly in-progress details are on my TODO list. You can find more stuff like this on my blogroll.

If you want to complain, correct, compliment, etc, contact me.

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