another quick test

Since I was updating the old blog anyway, I figured I’d try out some nify new features that people have developed, like MimeTeX, which is a cgi script that renders LaTeX on the fly for you and doesn’t have any other dependencies. So now I can write about things like the Gaussian distribution:

Although it might be a bit hard to use expressions that are too fancy and use all the crazy squiggles and arrows that come with the AMS packages, this is definitely a step up in the world of blogging math.

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  1. Oh I know. Unfortunately my hosting service doesn’t give me shell access so I had to install a precompiled binary. If your host has LaTeX on it, there’s a package called latexrender for WordPress which makes even nicer images (since it renders with real LaTeX and not a standalone binary).

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