Using git to manage your research / thesis


An important part of managing research projects is having the right tools for the job. Even for projects without code, git can be a powerful tool for managing notes and collaborating on papers, especially in comparison to a setup consisting of emails + shared Dropbox folders. Consider the following workflow:

Map of Luxembourg post boxes


After moving to Luxembourg, I wanted to find the nearest post box. The only resource in this direction was this website, which is not particularly helpful. It gives the addresses of the post boxes sorted alphabetically, which in itself is not as helpful as a map. Since the local address convention is to put street number before street name, the addresses are sorted by street number, which is even less helpful.