Karthik Ram @_inundata

Yay Area / ✈ in transit

June 2013

Spiegelmania Right now I live in a world where BART and Google Reader are still operating.

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@recology_ Nicely done, Scott. Looks pretty slick.

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@hpj28 @metamattj @brittzinator I’d pay anything to see Jim as the bad cop. Mostly because it would be the most hilarious thing ever.

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@soozaphone @MarkHahnel I did! Mostly pics from wolf and a few videos of @shaka_lulu belting out Amy Winehouse. I’ll add the pics.

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@labroides @duffy_ma @DavidQuammen totally loved spill over too. Especially awesome because I went to grad school with one of them.

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@noamross Awesome, sounds great! I don’t know my plans yet but I’ll ping you once I do.

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meganamram Years ago, scientists knew barely anything about space! It was probably because those scientists were babies

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@phdpqc Love it! That’s why @rOpenSci is built on. Currently upgrading it to bootstrap 3.

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@kara_woo Meet single Twitter spam bots in YOUR area!!!

<click here>

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@phdpqc You mean Twitter Bootstrap? or something else.

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@Nick_Goldman Since scifoo I’ve told so many folks about your project and i hear a lot of oooohs and aaahs. So cool.

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@metamattj @bendmorris @maxogden The project is very new. Currently pre-alpha but yes would be awesome to connect with DataONE.

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Can’t believe the one day I’m going to be in Davis this summer is Tuesday of all days.

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@johndbritton Have you seen this project?
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So many parallels to what you told me about earlier.

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This is so effing brilliant. @maxogden is building a Git for open data with funding from @knightfdn

bit.ly/16GUJ2v

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@maxogden Hi Max. I’d love to talk to you about this project in person sometime. I work on @rOpenSci
Meet over coffee sometime?

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@tvol It is really the hottest day? Next week looks a lot worse.

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@hspter not weird. I do it all the time. I also say things like “hi little friend” without even looking at the owner.

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@noamross I designed 2007 and can share a high-res design if you like.

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@noamross Just saw your email on the gge-list. Jun Bando designed the 2002 shirt (one of my favorites). You should get in touch w/ her.

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sarahwerning Got 5 minutes? Transcribe specimen information for UC Berkeley! notesfromnature.org

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@hpj28 @brittzinator Am I the only one thinking of a Jim and Matt buddy cop show?
@metamattj

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@Nick_Goldman @themarytodd Found a typo. 23rd piece down.
That was some impressive encoding, @scicurious. I got easily distracted.

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@metamattj @recology_ @zentree @ethanwhite We’re getting there, Matt. It’s the start of a revolution!

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A second heartbreak. I miss everyone even more.

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@DigitalanUK @MarkHahnel @portablebrain just heard that Nina and Megan are coming sooner to karaoke with you. I feel so left out.

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dbiello The BART screams like a banshee then howls like a soul in torment. What balm for a weary soul in its dismal modernity…

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@dbiello the two people on the right were the surprise but they have to leave soon. pic.twitter.com/Pu6anKzXGi

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@dbiello hang in there man. We have a special guest for you.

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@soozaphone @dbiello totally! I got Nina and Megan here too. Find us a bar with karaoke.

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@dbiello sorry dude. Take your time. I’ll try to keep everyone calm until then.

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@dbiello I hope you didn’t ditch us. The masses are getting restless.

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Can’t believe it took this long to organize the first reunion. So excited to see everyone. On my way!

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@hadleywickham You don’t recommend using devtools.desc.author?

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MikeChorost I’ve come back from with at least ten great story ideas. Editors beware, I’m coming for you.

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@davidjayharris @brittzinator Glad you said that. Otherwise he might have just
mv /users/dharris /dev/null

ok Jim is too nice to do that.

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@kwren88 wow, fun fact I didn’t know before.

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kevkoy opening for a Geospatial Web Developer @UCBerkeley. Help people better understand the world with gif.berkeley.edu/about/jobs.html

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@cboettig @mfenner Woah, how did that pop over text work? github md just read the link text?

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@hadleywickham Why does this entry in .rprofile throw a load_all() error?

bit.ly/16CloNV

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@davidjayharris @brittzinator Did you just compare Jim to a QR code??? Oh come on.

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@Gliders_Coach Thanks Ajay! Will look into it. cc @rOpenSci

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Finally back home from a super exciting week. So much email, coding, editing writing to catch up on but it all feels exciting.

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@baasics_sf Join us at Hard Water, 5pm ish if interested.

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@baasics_sf Some of us foos are going to happy hr at the embarcadero tonight followed by nerd nite at the exploratirum.

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@emilysdarling I like that we are hanging out in the same paragraphs of that article.

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ethanwhite Open dialogue between reviewer and author inspires a new package github.com/weecology/data…. I love ! @cboettig

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@vsbuffalo @noamross forecast dot io. The app is just their website (no separate download).

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@noamross Thank god I never had to spend a single summer in Davis.

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@ethanwhite @phdpqc @tpoi @noamross
Suffering from writer’s block? Fear of Open Science?
Fear no more. Off to the Scriptorium!

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@se_hampton @brittzinator We need to start some sort of Jim related R meme.

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@baasics_sf Thank you! Looking forward to catching up soon.

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In which @ZiyadMarar writes about his experience.
bit.ly/138FK4g

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@carlystrasser I still etch all my data into slabs of granite just like my granddaddy. You millenials with your Instagram and excel. Ugh.

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@se_hampton I’m really curious about what he suggested as a viable alternative.

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@phdpqc cool. Let me know when it’s ready. Looking forward to publicizing it.

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@phdpqc scigit is already taken. What about gisc? Gi(t) for science.

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jslefche @_inundata Love these APIs in R. How many questions go unanswered because researchers don’t know about these tools?

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gnat @p_binfield (tap) “Ok, Glass. How fucked am I?” (flick) (flick) (flick) “Ok, Glass. Search for Assisted Suicide near SFO.”

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@soozaphone A Goog employee took the picture. And he made me look sideways according to “PR” guidelines for the glass.

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@soozaphone They said the tent was ok. Just not inside the buildings ;)

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ok so I tried Google glasses while at and I think I might want one. twitpic.com/cz15gb

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@soozaphone <3 the aquarium. Did you make it to that shopping center to get a picture for your dad?

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@soozaphone It went well! Stayed up last night to finish it so totally exhausted right now.

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Great day ended with some nerding out with Ben Bolker and co. Now time to catch up on sleep debt.

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@ethanwhite @se_hampton It was copying his bash profile to show git status on prompt.

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Getting ready to run a @rOpenSci workshop at @nceas Summer Institute this morning.

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@kaythaney I’d love to hear what you think of the format.

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@timohannay Sorry we didn’t get a chance to talk much, Timo. Another time soon though.

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@dbiello Totally. I already miss everyone, especially the karaoke crew.

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dbiello Parting is such sweet sadness

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@MikeChorost Fantastic meeting you. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

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jennifergardy Goodbye , you were inspiring! So excited to have lots of new friends & collaborators & grateful for the @ExplainerCat cat drawings!

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portablebrain Sci Foo disbands. What an awesome, inspiring weekend. Thank you @google, @OReillyMedia, and @digitalsci! pic.twitter.com/uALMknyfBA

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Finally made it down to Santa Barbara after . Exhausted from no sleep for past 3 days but still wired with excitement.

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@dbiello @soozaphone @DigitalanUK @MarkHahnel “seer wake up. Who do you want to see tonight?” → @shaka_lulu

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@portablebrain so fantastic to finally meet in person! Until next time.

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@soozaphone @flimsin you’re most welcome! Looking forward to hanging out again.

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@soozaphone @flimsin so jealous. Pizza sounds awesome. Still have to drive 90 more minutes.

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@BoraZ so great to finally meet you in person. See you at science online!

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flimsin Exhausted and ridiculously happy after immense . Welcoming, inspiring people; incredible ideas; huge fun and smiles; great debates.

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@Magda_Skipper great meeting you over drinks and karaoke.

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@helenczerski sadly I never got to chat much with you.

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BenLillie +1 RT @shaka_lulu: Thank you for a fantastic weekend campers!!!

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@flimsin @soozaphone forgot to return your travel schedule. Sorry!

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@DigitalanUK @soozaphone @jennifergardy @MarkHahnel I’ll need several drinks to lose my voice first but yes!

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Just heard a fascinating lightning talk about numbers (Adventures in Numberland) by Alex Bellos bit.ly/15wbFq0

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rebeccawatson Ahhhh I just learned about Carmen Medina & rebelsatwork.com at and I’m in love a little bit (a lot)

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@MikeChorost Who was the astronaut that you spoke to?

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shaka_lulu How to spell in coded Legos instagram.com/p/a6USkZhhXX/

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ExplainerCat At , which I’m renaming - got my human minions to draw many pictures of me communicating science! Stay tuned. Stay mewned.

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flimsin I wish was a week! A month! Follow awesome sci/tech/arts/comm tweeters on my list of attendees —> j.mp/14Q9xfS

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MikeChorost Loved first day of . Astronauts, astrophysicists, microbiologists, writers…What magic will happen today at Google?

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@ablerism Just arrived here after picking up @shaka_lulu at the airport.

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BoraZ On my way to - looking forward to two days of sheer energy!

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@rubenrellan @mfenner @projects Git/Github is better. You wont be tied to a vendor specific application.

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Looking around the house for silly props for because @jennifergardy asked me to.

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@rubenrellan @projects Quite possibly. I don’t know much about projects since I haven’t tried it.
cc @mfenner

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@ToriHerridge I was lamenting last night that I need to get over my impostor syndrome which takes over from time to time. This is inspiring.

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@jennifergardy yay I’m super excited too! and I loved your email!

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@gnat and I even made a typo there.

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@gnat You forgot the tag! I think @DigitalanUK and others will be there. See you tomorrow.

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@DigitalanUK @portablebrain @marjmyers Awesome! Looking forward to meeting y’all tomorrow.

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@honorharger Many of us are in SF till tomorrow. But looks like some folks are at the hotel early.

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@shaka_lulu aw. *looks up for the 2K follower confetti*

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@shaka_lulu It depends. What time do you need to be picked up?

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Any folks in sf need a ride down to wild palms tomorrow after lunch? Let me know.

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I’ll be tweeting heavily with the hashtag over the next few days. Mute if not your cup of tea.

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@soozaphone @Nick_Goldman ah cool. Was going to offer if you guys needed one.

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@soozaphone cool. How are you getting down to Google?

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@soozaphone Too many to type here. What are you looking to do? email if you need detailed tips. first . last at gmail.

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johnmyleswhite Finally the CSV parser is always at least as fast as R’s read.csv() and sometimes 5x faster. github.com/HarlanH/DataFr…

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@AmberFirefly Tried asking the journal for a waiver? Most (e.g. PLOS) readily offer one if other funds aren’t available.

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@GrunerDaniel @lhyang Sounds awesome. Post some videos!
Also, Hi Louie!

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elmilam Awesome. @trowelblazers’ female anthropologists & paleontologists featured on @CNN. Congrats @ToriHerridge! edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/bus…

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MozillaScience For more on the event, visit whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/05/0… . You can also tune in live tomorrow at 1pm ET: whitehouse.gov/live

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@ekansa many congrats! Well deserved.

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@jhamrick That too. Still can’t give up the ability to swap drives.

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@jhamrick I keep thinking that too. But my current (mid-09) pro always runs hot from the dozen things I do at once.

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@jhamrick So tempted to get one. But also so hard to give up the power of the Pro.

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@portablebrain I live an hour away so I’ll get there mid-day Friday (or as soon as I’m able to check in).

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@sjGoring I can be there. Send me more details please.

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@jhamrick Are you thinking of switching to the air?

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@sjGoring We already counted you a one of the cool paleo kids. Didn’t forget. - KR

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@polesasunder not really. But shorter is better (esp if you’ll be dropping urls in papers and other places regularly).

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@portablebrain When do get here? If earlier we can hang out and plot stuff sooner.

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@Joysci Don’t think so but will tweet if there is one. Otherwise lots of live tweeting on the hashtag.

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@MarkHahnel Yo, are you within email reach? On the road?

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@PhyloPic Have I mentioned how awesome the site looks? Super slick! Last I poked around in detail was during API beta. Fantastic work.

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@hspter @kara_woo handmade paper airplane from organic locally sourced material. Vintage! One of a kind. Signed by artist. $40.

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@hspter @kara_woo I bet. Making all those hats, scarves, and cat merchandise at the etsy factory must be hard work.

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@WrightingApril Hi April, what’s a good email to get in touch with you re: @rOpenSci?

I can be reached at karthik dot ram at gmail.

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@Curly_McGee Tomatoes! Might be a bit late for that though.

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@polesasunder Meant to say use real name in profile info + avatar regardless of actual handle. That comes up in collaborator searches.

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@polesasunder Common real names are likely impossible at this time. But use real name + recognizable avatar to help people find you.

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carlystrasser Check out the new @DataONEorg ‘Coffeehouse’ - an aggregator for blogs about data management, sharing, preservation ow.ly/m9Uy2

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@JohnFBruno Do a workshop at ESA. Share your secrets.

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Can almost see the bottom of my inbox!

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@JohnFBruno You lucked out with such an awesome postdoc!

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@emilysdarling :) I can’t help it given how wicked cool and wicked smart you are. I wouldn’t think you were real if we hadn’t met before.

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@tpoi We’re planning to do that here soon. Stay tuned!

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@David_Dobbs If you find yourself back in Davis visiting @phylogenomics give me a heads up. I’m due back there and can get you upto speed.

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@David_Dobbs Take care David. Will hopefully run into you again soon.

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@Dr_Bik Don’t forget to visit General Sherman!

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@phdpqc Checks historic weather data, carries the two, squints at numbers. Oh umm. but we have many other awesome things!

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@ElDon78 very excited to meet Revkin in person this weekend.

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@hadleywickham so tempted to release a bunch of GitHub packages to CRAN right now.

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@phdpqc you need to move out here. All the other Haskell/Clojure/node.js people are here.

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@jess_carilli makes sense. I’ve had Santa Cruz Friends meet there too!

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@jess_carilli what’s the deal w/ the Andale ref? I ate there all the time! Not that one, one across the st. ;)
My family lives nearby.

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