Showing posts from December, 2015

My 2015 Book Reviews

A year ago, I started a Goodreads challenge of reading 12 books throughout the year. Unfortunately, with the current workload and commitments, even 12 was a stretch, but the 2015 target has been met, though with a tweak as you will see at the end of this “report”. Below you can find my spoiler-free impressions and recommendations (out of 5 maximum stars) for the books read in 2015. Looking forward to where I will be taken in 2016 through the awesome books I have selected for the year! T he Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology is Rewriting our Understanding of Genetics, Disease and Inheritance by Nessa Carey . A necessary bird’s-eye view on the recently emerged/reinstated branch of science. The book digests and overviews the most important discoveries done in the area during the past 20 years, and, along with the references, would satisfy even the acting professionals in the field. Epigenetics develops at an incredible pace now, hence I would not recommend this

Converting a Subfolder of a Git Repository into a Separate Repository with Preserved History

Converting a Subfolder of a Git Repository into a Separate Repository with Preserved History While a git-tracked project grows, it is commonplace to separate project parts as individual projects, still controlled by git with additionally preserved prior history related to the content of the separated folder. Such separation is very useful if you, like me, keep a single closed git repository at GitHub with all the draft projects inside, once in a while opening the ones that you consider to be ready for a public release. Below is the step-by-step guide on how to extract a subfolder into a separate distinct git project. For the examples below, the bigger project will be called PARENT, situated in a folder PARENT that is git-tracked and pushed into GitHub with the following address: . The subproject to be separated will be called OFFSPRING, situated in the subfolder PARENT/OFFSPRING, to be pushed into a new GitHu