# Md Abid Sikder

## How to Batch Convert Anki LaTeX Cards to MathJax in version 2.1.54

Before beginning, make sure to backup your collection! If you mess anything up later you can go back and revert. While in Browse mode, select Note > Find and Replace. Then check "Treat input as regular expression", and uncheck "selected notes only" if you want…

## 3 Reasons Why Serif Font is Better for Coding

I think serif fonts (e.g. Times New Roman) are better for coding for 3 main reasons. 1. Names (of variables, functions, etc.) are easier to read Syntax names are recognizable as the words they were originally constructed from, since the letters are closer together in…

## MIT 2022 Crushes Dataset Analysis - Fat Outdegree Tail

This year, 2022, for Valentine's season MIT sent out a survey asking people to name their crushes, so that they could match any potential lovers. I was curious about the distribution of how many people crushed on other people vs. how many people had crushes…

## Idea Up for Offer: What is the Average Human Finger Frame Aspect Ratio?

You know that frame you can make by using your index and thumb? I wonder what the actual average aspect ratio is. If you standardized what it means to make this frame, e.g. must align tangent of thumb apex with tangent to index finger, then…

## Bezos's Climate Change Hypocrisy

I'm very interested in working on climate change solutions. Like many in my generation, I'm at the very least incredibly conscious of it. So I was initially very excited to see that Jeff Bezos pledged a massive 10 billion dollars towards climate solutions: https://www.wsj.com/articles/jeff-bezos-pledges-10-billion-to-tackle- climate-change-11581974234…

## Memorize the Cross Product with "Water Flows Under the Bridge"

I've been trying to memorize the formula for computing the components of the cross product, but I had a lot of trouble. LaTeX for the above image: \mathbf{A} \times \mathbf{B} = \begin{pmatrix} A_y B_z - A_z B_y \\ A_z B_x - A_x B_z \\ A_x…

## How to Better Remember Spring and Resistance Equivalent Constant Formulas

// Problem This year I've been using Anki to memorize useful Physics formulas. While theoretically I should be able to derive everything from first principles on the spot every time, the practicalities saves me time and mental energy when working on problems. But I've had…

First put the PDF into some random folder (I used my Downloads folder) $> cp reading.pdf ~/Downloads Then I started a simple HTTP Server there:$> cd Downloads; python3 -m http.server Then I used Linux's ifconfig command to find my local network IP address. Then I browsed…