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Christopher Bull

Aspiring Oceanographer at the British Antarctic Survey. Big data python enthusiast. Outdoor adventurer.

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High Performance computing/*nix related blog posts.

During my PhD I’ve noticed that the computer science community has solved a bunch of issues that Climate Science folk could really benefit from…

Vim and netCDF files.

11 November 2015. I often finding myself wanting basic information about netCDF files when writing scripts that read/write netCDF files…

Grabbing paths straight to the clipboard.

5 September 2015. Do you remember the moment when you realised in Linux that clicking the mouse wheel pasted selected text? I had a similar reveleation when I discovered xclip...

Bash function for painless rsync.

18 August 2015. My life consists of two problems…

Editing files remotely

1 January 2015. I often find myself wanting to edit a file on a remote machine but ssh is too slow to be running a text editor on the remote machine.. Solution? Vim can use ...