Here you can find some software resources I find especially useful. Click the links to access the materials for direct download (when available) and detailed information.

bcappitBCAppIt! – A Graphical User Interface for Business Cycle Accounting

An app being developed by me and Francesca Loria which allows the user to perform business cycle accounting exercises through a point-and-click graphical interface.

Mass Colorize

Take batches of black and white high resolution TIFF images and colorize them using the image colorization API from

This was implemented in Python 3.7. If you scan many black and white photos and would like to colorize entire folders of them, this script automates the whole process.

I maintain an active interest in the genealogy of my family and have been working hard in building our family tree. Click here to access it. My genetic roots come mostly from Nagosela, which is part of the Treixedo Parish and Santa Comba Dão Municipality. Identity-wise, that’s the place I feel I belong to the most. I include a picture of one of our river beaches on the side.

In my work, I started to compile a spreadsheet with records from the Arquivo Distrital de Viseu, Paróquia de Treixedo. This is useful in our genealogy searches because it allow us to search strings through the records, as opposed to the image records in the preceding link.

Feel free to contribute! This is a very time consuming task, though rewarding for the ones who like to learn more about their origins. Click here to access the records (in Portuguese).