These are the tools I carry for some rather specific tasks. The things you work on may require other tools, or more specialized versions of similar items. Remember, there’s no point in carrying around a bag of tools you don’t know how to use, so take some time to acquaint yourself with each one–especially those that can burn or cut you or the things around you.
Folding@Home jiggles, twists and contorts virtual models of proteins into procedurally generated shapes in order to study how those shapes affect their function. This is useful for studying diseases like Alzheimer’s and cancer, finding new antibiotics to fight resistant superbugs, and developing drug candidates that could block the ability of viruses like HIV and COVID-19 from attacking human cells.
Until about 2010, most people lived thoroughly two-dimensional lives. The general public was more or less limited to coordinates of the X & Y variety. Then came the Z-axis, the drone pilots, and the FAA drone registration.