Max Shinn's Homepage
Notable software I've written
- Notes3 is a scientific note-taking program based on Pandoc.
helps elementary school students experience success in writing
Hablator is a chat script
- I also have a bunch of Launchpad repos containing software from my own scientific and non-scientific pursuits, though others may find them useful.
(All software listed here is available under the GNU GPLv3.)
Music I've composed
A listing of the music I've written can be found at
Only - The Musical
Empty Box of People were much bigger projects, so they get
their own pages.
“What are the important problems of your field? ... If you do
not work on an important problem, it's unlikely you'll do important
In general, I am interested in using mathematical and computational
tools (especially those of complexity theory) to understand the brain.
Right now, I am looking for biomarkers and early detection methods for
Other things that belong online
Sites you should check out
The best way to contact me is via carrier pigeon. Email
works too, though.