Chronology

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This is a chronologically sorted list of all blog posts. Please check out the thematically organized list as well.

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2019

Annual report of my intuition about the brain (2019)
A practical guide for adaptive optics
Review: An artificial ground truth for calcium imaging – September
The cell-attached soundtrack of calcium imaging – July
Post-publication review:┬áSomato-dendritic coupling of L5 neurons in V1 – July
Post-publication review: Precise excitation-inhibition balance controls gain and timing in the hippocampus – June
Photon yield and pulse dispersion
The power of correlation functions

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2018

Annual report of my intuition about the brain
Whole-cell patch clamp, part 4: look and feel
Precise synaptic balance of excitation and inhibition
Alvarez lenses and other strangely shaped optical elements
Entanglement of temporal and spatial scales in the brain, but not in the mind
Blue light-induced artifacts in glass pipette-based recording electrodes
Open access 3D electron microscopy datasets of brains
A list of cognitive biases
How well do CNNs for spike detection generalize to unseen datasets?
Springtime for two-photon microscopy
Layer-wise decorrelation in deep-layered artificial neuronal networks

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2017

Understanding style transfer
Can two-photon scanning be too fast?
The basis of feature spaces in deep networks
The most interesting machine learning AMAs on Reddit
All-optical entirely passive laser scanning with MHz rates
How deconvolution of calcium data degrades with noise
A convolutional network to deconvolve calcium traces
A short report from a Cold Spring Harbor lab course
Whole-cell patch clamp, part 3: Limitations of quantitative whole-cell voltage clamp
Whole-cell patch clamp, part 2: Line-frequency pick-up via the perfusion system
The spikefinder dataset

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2016

The crow as an animal model for neuroscience
Spike detection competition
Matlab code for control of a resonant scanning microscope
Weblogs on circuit and cellular neuroscience
Deep learning, part IV (2): Compressing the dynamic range in raw audio signals
Preamplifier bandwidth & two ways of counting photons
Deep learning, part IV: Deep dreams of music, based on dilated causal convolutions
Whole-cell patch clamp, part 1: introductory reading
The larval zebrafish, and the adult zebrafish
Neuroscience on Youtube
Large field of view microscopes for mouse brain imaging
Modulating laser intensity on multiple timescales (x, y and z)
Spatial visualization of temporal components for neuronal activity imaging
Reglo ICC serial port control via Matlab
Fast z-scanning using a voice coil motor
Deep learning, part III: understanding the black box
Undistort/unwarp images for resonant scanning microscopy
Deep learning, part II : frameworks & software
Deep learning, part I

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2015

Point spread functions
Aphantasia
EODs for kHz imaging
A pockels cell with a broken crystal
Finding the engram
A simple non-graphical user interface in Matlab: keyboard callback functions
A neuronal network of pointers
The unsolved problems of neuroscience
Gain and photons per pixel
Colormaps (without colorspace theory)
The excitation PSF in 2P point scanning

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2014

Odd opinions in neurobiology
Genetically encoded voltage sensors
Beyond correlation analysis: Dynamic causal modeling (DCM)
Beyond correlation analysis: Transfer entropy
Beyond correlation analysis: Granger causality
Some interesting 2-photon microscopy papers
Beyond correlation analysis: incremental mutual information
Neuroengineering blogs
Beyond correlation analysis: mutual information
Beyond correlation analysis
Beyond correlation analysis