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1yearversary in Hong Kong

This post chronicles the period of September 2021 to February 2022. Hooray! 🥳️🎆️ Today (28th February) marks one year since I got released from quarantine and got

Articulatory features of phonemes pattern to iconic meanings

One of the best things of my postdoc at HKU has been the collaboration with Youngah Do and Arthur Lewis Thompson. At the end of 2021 our first paper was published: “Articulatory features of phonemes pattern to iconic meanings: Evidence from cross-linguistic ideophones”.

Honglonglong is the sound of thunder

I don’t often see poetry books that immediately make me go OMG must have but this interview with poet Fāng Shā

Tidymodels, interactions and anova - a short tutorial

The past month or so, I’ve become increasingly intrigued by the tidymodels framework for doing modeling in R, especially after hearing an interview with Julia Silge on the Not so standard deviations podcast with Roger Peng and Hilary Parker.

43 days of summer

In the previous post I went over my first few months of settling in Hong Kong. Today it’s time to talk about my first visitor and the amazing 43 days of summer we spent.

Grounding and arting in HK

This post is the next installment of my time spent in Hong Kong. The first installment, Bird set free, talked about how I did my 21 days of quarantine and

Psyched about PsychoPy

A few weeks ago I twote this: Won't say I'm a pro (more like intermediate if even that much ha) but can now say that I am sufficiently familiar enough

Bird set free

This post chronicles my time spent in quarantine in Hong Kong back in February and my subsequent release and first month free in March 2021. The title of the post

Setting up a clean project: the best practice I use

I’ve been settling in at my new job at the Language Development Lab at HKU, which I started physically in March 2021. I will soon do an update on my time in Hong Kong since then, but this post is written with future me in mind.

Et in Arcadia ego

I’m writing this post from my compulsory quarantine hotel in Hong Kong, where I started my postdoctoral fellowship this month. However, by being secluded from the outside–I literally cannot open the window and take a breath of fresh air, luckily the air conditioning system is working optimally–has made me realize how much I have missed just being in Belgium at home during my PhD in Taiwan.