A painting by my daughter




A drawing by my son


Niels Olson

contact me
my blog—The Haversian Canal

My life is divided among:

What's New

Short-term goals:

Travel plans: San Diego in February.

Recently completed: Installation of the 12th ARM prototype.

Lists of interesting people and interesting words and phrases.


Research

FDAAA 2007 Trials Tracker
FDA Debarements
FDA SAMD AI Devices
CMS database of payments
   from industry to physicians

FDA Investigator Disqualification
   Proceedings

Covered Entity Breach Reports
CMS New Technology Application Program
Joint Incentive Fund (VA, DoD (pdf))
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program
  This year's announcements
  Currently open opportunities

Health Care

Eat food. Not too much.
Mostly plants.

The Fat Trap
King Corn
Forks over Knives
Food, Inc
The Weight of the Nation
BBC: The Century of the Self
The Last Heart Attack
Ornish food spectrum
NIH's weight loss modeling tool
Mental Status Exam
PubMed | OMIM
Nat'l Guideline Clearinghouse
US Preventive Healthcare
   Taskforce

Cochrane Collaborative
CDC Prevention Guidelines
Drugs@FDA | USP | NSF
Generics | Prescribing Info
Harrison's | Wheeless
Merck Manual | Sabiston
UCSD Clinical Exams
Regulations.gov

General Research

US Government Website Analytics
Look up US Government Contracts
SAM - government contract opportunities
Remote_iPython
GPO Access | WikiScanner
Bureau of Labor Stats
Bookfinder.com
del.icio.us | Wikipedia
Library of Congress
SourceWatch | Highwire
Open Access Journals
PLoS | Stnfd Encyc of Ph
R (manuals, wiki, listservs)

The Internet

Google's video quality report
Netflix ISP Speed index
HTML primer &
Special Characters
Math symbols
Mozilla | W3C
IT Conversations
Admin Tools
Learn Lisp Comics
Autodidact Tools

My Stuff

All photos
Judged photos
books I want
links | blog
Wikipedia

Creative Commons License

Educational Resources

Neural Networks from Scratch
Tensorflow Playground

Pictures

Library of Congress
Ranger Doug's list
Ranger Doug
National Archives (e.g. Ansel Adams)

News

City weather almanac
Ukraine Monitor on MapHub
Radio France Int'l
Pitchfork
WikiLeaks | OpenLeaks
N Engl J Med | JAMA
MMWR | Med Ltr | PLoS
Nature | Weather
Sunrise-Sunset
Times-Picayune

Good Ideas

Our World in Data
Paul Farmer
LiveNeutral
Volunteers in Health
Creative Commons
CD Baby | RIAA Radar
Color Blender | Kuler
Find Fonts by Sight
Get human customer service
Foundation Center
Zopa | Kiva | Chow

Guam

Dave Burdick's Reef Species ID guide
DiveBuddy
AMT Boat Schedule

San Diego, CA

Tri Club
Water quality
SCCOOS currents
Wetsand (Surfing Magazine forecast)
MagicSeaWeed
Shralp Tide
Surfline North County Forecast
The Bird's surf report
Tides
Ryan's Tideschart
Wave height, period, direction
Wind, temp, barometer
Wunderground
Rob Mehl
Joe Roper's Ding Repair
Hank Warner
Walden
Michel Junod
LocalShapers
Shaper's Alley - San Diego

Portsmouth, VA

Lambert Point currents, map
Lee Tolliver
All tides, currents, and consolidated report
Map of many fishing spots
Weather, Sunrise-Sunset
Fishing forecast, solunar tables

New Orleans Area

The Gambit Weekly
Algiers Commissary
craigslist
NPR on WWNO WWOZ
LouisianaRebuilds.info
People of New Orleans
Southern Rep Theatre
Jefferson Parish
Ochsner Hospital
Vote Smart
Contact Senators
Landrieu & Vitter

Navy

US Naval Academy
Navy Cycling
Class of 1998
HPSP | Veterans
Mito-shi, Japan
London (GMT)
Providence, Tampa
College Station
+15 hr
+6 hr
+1 hr
+0 hr