Measuring cell/tissue area with ImageJ

ImageJ is the ultimate, free, image analysis tool. It is highly extensible and you can find a plugin for almost any image analysis problem. Since the platform is open, you can develop your own plugins to tackle image analysis questions. Here I present a simple use for ImageJ, finding the…

"All my files" An Alfred workflow

What is Alfred? Alfred is arguably the most useful app that can be installed on OS X. It is a program launcher, file modifier, search tool (local and internet), program modifier, and iTunes controller and more. In fact, because of the dozens of workflows available and avid community members, almost…

This isn't me ...

I let lapse the www.allandebono.com domain. Note this is not me, not affiliated with me, and not endorsed by me .... Well played domain squatters!…

Lab notebooks and going digital

Lab notebooks are supposed to have a chronological log of how the scientist performed an experiment and the data that assisted with a given set of conclusions/interpretations of a studied phenomenon. Unfortunately, lab notebooks are surprisingly bad. This is no judgement. I’m guilty of keeping a bad notebook.…

Hario grinder drill modification

I'm not the first and will not be the last to modify the Hario Skerton grinder. The Hario Skerton is a terrific manual, ceramic burr grinder with a following by coffee aficionados. Unfortunately it takes a good deal of effort to grind enough coffee for 5 Aeropress scoops. To turn…