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December 28, 2007

2007: a year in review

As the last days of 2007 dwindle, here's a look back on my year, by the numbers.

Papers published on which I was first author or a major contributor: 3
Papers currently under review: 4
Manuscripts near completion: 1
Software packages released: 2
Half-baked projects unlikely to be completed: 5
Projects in-the-works: 3
Manuscripts reviewed for various journals / conferences: >10
Papers read: >120
Research talks given: 15
Invited talks: 7
Conferences / workshops / summer schools attended: 15
Number of those at which I delivered a research talk: 11
Students advised: 2

Conferences / workshops organized: 1
Grants awarded: 1
Grants pending: 2

Emails sent: >2588
Emails received (non-spam): >6104 (these numbers are still depressingly high)
Number of those about work-related topics: >4293
Plane flights: 44 (woe is my carbon footprint)

Laptops stolen: 2 (one was my replacement; stolen off the back of a FedEx truck)
Blog entries written: 80 (this number is only marginally less depressingly than last year)
Movies via Netflix: 46
Pictures posted on Flickr: 169
Major life / career decisions: 0
Fun trips with friends / family: >15
Foreign countries visited: 2 (Italy and South Korea)
Weddings attended: 1
Yards landscaped: 2

And, I met Oprah.

posted December 28, 2007 10:33 AM in Self Referential | permalink