Karthik Ram @_inundata

Yay Area / ✈ in transit

July 2013

@DLabAtBerkeley I’ll be back there soon! Will be back in two week just in time for python bootcamp at D-lab.

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@WrightingApril Ethan might have some insight. My suggestion is do it first. They can suffer thro er use Git all semester long. @ethanwhite

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shaka_lulu Help save Snapshot Serengeti and help study animal behavior! indiegogo.com/projects/save-…

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@ATredennick @naupakaz heh. My order from Amazon just arrived too. Packs of reds and greens.

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@eperlste Gone from 3-9 and 12-15. I’ll ping you after that.

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@eperlste are you sitting on a bench on Shattuck ave? Think I just drove past you.

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hspter Was just able to recreate over half of the figures in my dissertation in less than half an hour bc I used reproducible methods. :D

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beckerhopper Coming to and still don’t know how to get started with R? Head to OUP and grab Getting Started with R. Then see @rOpenSci etc.

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@vsbuffalo Just noticed that my browser has ~40 tabs and my first thought was “geez I pulled a Vince again”.

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badbanana I totally woke up on the wrong side of the conference table this afternoon.

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@srsupp @weecology I’m excited to meet more weecologists beyond just @ethanwhite and @DanMcGlinn.

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@emckiernan13 I was a similar jerk to my mom at that age.

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@houshuang @mfenner The holy grail. citation managers are not a hard technical problem yet here we are in 2013.

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@se_hampton too bad you won’t be at . Doing a half day workshop on Sunday.

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@CameronNeylon Ritual coffee, take bart to 24th. Likely packed given it’s Sunday.

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Revkin Superb @amy_harmon story: Florida man’s quest for gene that can save the orange. nyti.ms/15oJL1P Could success demystify tech?

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@kara_woo Yes. Use the flickr.photos.licenses.setLicense() function.

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phylogenomics The Tree of Life: Cool open science project: rOpenSci just got 180K funding boost goo.gl/fb/6dzWL

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@ucfagls Please contribute to rorcid. Pull requests most welcome. @recology_

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@ucfagls Very cool. Would love for this to be incorporated into ropensci. Happy to test, contribute etc as needed.

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The emperor tamarin: Because somebody told evolution mustaches are “in.”
bit.ly/1bZw0f7

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@bendmorris TIL that ~. will kill a hanging ssh without having to close that window.

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@jebyrnes @GrunerDaniel Jarrett: I randomly met that cartoonist (David Malki) 2 years back and he gave me a signed print of that one.

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revodavid Tell your friends and coworkers about R with this 90-second video: bit.ly/18BBlp0

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@GrunerDaniel heh. I cited that cartoon in an article on why scientists should use Git for manuscript writing.

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@MikeTaylor heh. Was just about to email you re: my Sep trip to Bristol. Will wait till your return lest it be lost in your inbox.

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@genetics_blog it was acquired a few years back by github. I hate the ugly mess that is slideshare but not enough people on speaker deck.

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@recology_ heh. Similar boat. Next two months = bat shit crazy.

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ryneches Are you going to ESA 2013? Come to our special session on ! There will be goodies. 3D printed googies. eco.confex.com/eco/2013/webpr…

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@BioMickWatson Titus does not spin up EC2 instances. They spin up when they sense Titus nearby.

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Heading to ?
There are a ton of great workshops + sessions organized by @nceas @DataONEorg and @rOpenSci
bit.ly/144oE81

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BioMickWatson R thinks @ctitusbrown is complicated

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@ucfagls sorry, many threads being confused here. CRAN is great for package deployment. Not disputing that. We’re discussing base R install.

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@ESA_Prez2013 @recology_ Thanks Scott! We appreciate you looking into this.

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@rdhyee Works for me. But I’m currently traveling in Asia and might be hitting a different server.

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@seanjtaylor Any areas you are particularly interested in?

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@noamross @hadleywickham Then as you say help them out over lunch. Otherwise workshop will stall helping people get set up.

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@noamross @hadleywickham Plan is to get everyone to have a local copy of everything. For anyone stuck, rstudio server will work for the day.

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MVickySchneider Registration open for “Workshop on data science using R” @GenomeAnalysis with @_inundata and @rOpenSci bit.ly/17xsTWS

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@GigaScience is there a link to the full text of the poster somewhere?

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@CameronNeylon Likewise. We might be ships passing with me traveling more to your side of the pond :)

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@eldromedario Awesome! That’s what we want to hear :)

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cathbrooksbank We have to treat citation like love, not money - if we give it away we’ve still got more to give. @CaroleAnneGoble at

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rOpenSci Tutorial for rWBclimate ( wrapper for World Bank climate data) now up on our site bit.ly/15cJEGv

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How Long Should You Keep Data?
bit.ly/15EldRe
@datadryad
Hint: At least 6 years post publication.

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@southmapr I’m running a 1-day R bootcamp at TGAC (bit.ly/162n1Dx). Thanks for the offer! much appreciated. Will get back to you.

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hadleywickham @recology_ @noamross eventually rstudio will bundle R, or install automatically. plus rtools, plus pandoc, plus git, …

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@hadleywickham Planning to use RStudio + Rstudio server for all upcoming @rOpenSci workshops. CRAN is unintuitive to beginners.

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joelmcglothlin An academic who claims to work 80-hr wks is a) being dishonest w him/herself and/or you or b) a 1-sided workaholic you don’t want to emulate

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Chris_Evelo We hide data in scientific publications so well that we need a very advanced research field to get it out again, time for a change

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@LizNeeley that’s the third rule of airport club. :)

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GigaScience Phil Bourne on what needs fixing in the research cycle pic.twitter.com/eO3PiaaA0P

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@TheAtavism @Sakkaden Hard to see that figure with all this vomit on the screen.

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@se_hampton But if there are packages for which you need old versions, don’t set ask=F.

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@se_hampton Be sure to run update.packages(ask=F) if you just want to get everything current.

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ficaryl R has an extreme take on parenting… Definitely one for @shotsofdespair pic.twitter.com/YIY2VAkaMD

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@profjsb <3 4 Barrel. Come for the coffee. Stay for the people watching.

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@phdpqc yes, IMO. I’d also note that Y is the current affiliation.

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@phdpqc @recology_ Only 8 people in the world know Haskell. Use something else please. :)

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jessicablois “This is a 7 year postdoc” blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/201…

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@phdpqc @yoavram built markx (bit.ly/W35t80) with it and an intern I’m mentoring built this (bit.ly/1aCK6A6) with flask.

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@phdpqc Flask is great for prototyping. We use it for many projects.

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@ethanwhite @ctitusbrown I’m trying to picture the appropriate Onion headline.

Area Bioinformatician get big grant.

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@recology_ @hlapp @scioClimate I do it all the time. Mostly hit sometimes miss.

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@JacquelynGill @recology_ It’s the fault of the system. Hopefully it’ll change in the future.

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@TrestleJeff Just noticed you now work @rstudioapp Congrats! Is this a new development?

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@hspter So glad you got a new start. :)

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@TalkScienceToMe hah. We pay $2400 for a short ambulance ride! Jokes on you!

oh, wait. no. Jokes on us. Stupid Canada and fancy health care

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@kara_woo @labroides @JacquelynGill Maybe bike a lot harder and you can be there too.

ok, I’m so sorry.

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@elitabaldridge and index them. Younger me did a join without one. 42 hours! After indexing 1.2 minutes!!

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@JacquelynGill @recology_ @sjGoring @infotroph web pages. @ucsc deleted all my postdoc pages w/in 48 hours of finishing. 2/2

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@JacquelynGill @recology_ @sjGoring @infotroph it is a little. But easy to overcome. Makes more sense because schools recklessly delete…1/2

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ctitusbrown Professor, n. person who juggles family, research, teaching, mentoring, and travel. Typically bad at the juggling.

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@JacquelynGill @Drew_Lab You kids have fun. Following another conf this weekend = cognitive overload.

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@Drew_Lab I prefer synthesis too. Running commentary is impossible to follow without the context of being in the room. Noise for followers.

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@IrreproducibleP We have a similar goal with the @rOpenSci project. Make research more reproducible and transparent.

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@cosmicpinot Feel your pain. Doing the same next week.

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TonyCowin Sometimes bad translation makes beautiful poetry. pic.twitter.com/kLJ8Nk0ImT

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irqed 99 little bugs in the code
99 little bugs in the code
Take one down, patch it around
117 little bugs in the code

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@ramnath_vaidya @jcheng but not data.table, right? Just to avoid confusion.

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@treycausey I do that when I knit documents/reports rather than for my regular prompt. But still a cool tip.

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SirPatStew How very pleasant Berkeley is, climate, architecture, landscape, FOOD. We should all be so lucky to live here.

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jasoncosta This was the plan for BART routes back in 1956 for the Bay Area. This would have been so great if it had happened. sfist.com/attachments/SF…

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emhrt_ Making climate maps with @WorldBank climate data and @rOpenSci ropensci.org/blog/2013/07/1…

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@nhcooper123 What’s a good email where I can reach you?

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@statslabdublin @nhcooper123 Looking over post London schedule to see if I can fit this in. Will get back to you early next week.

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@IanMulvany You can also clone wiki and write md locally. Push when you’re back online.

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@nhcooper123 If you get in touch with @swcarpentry, the great folks at SSI can help organize other instructors. cc@npch

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@nhcooper123 I’m booked up for this trip but will be back again in the fall. An email to admin@software-bit.ly/13p7BKL would be good

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@MangoTheCat Awesome! I’ll respond to your email shortly.

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@flimsin Can’t do the 11th since I’m doing one in Oxford that day. 9th would be great if it works.

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@kara_woo Adsense: Traveling to the field? With a BABY?? Get bear insurance *.

* Coverage not available in all areas.

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@ESA_Prez2013 Can you give us an ~ ball park of how much it costs to have wifi this year?

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@ESA_Prez2013 ESA now gets ~5k attendees. Can you spread the cost over the registration fees + any extra donations? Or request sponsors?

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@rmounce Final ms has already been accepted but still great to keep the comments going on the preprint. :)

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@NHoughSnee @srsupp @skmorgane @ethanwhite Great post! Looking fwd to discussing more in person at

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skmorgane Nice overview of recent dialogs on data. “ in -risks, rewards and expectations?” wp.me/p2xjMM-xw via @NHoughSnee

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BigDataBorat Today Dmitry kidnap by terrorist. Ransom note say “Deliver 10 millions dollar or we make him program in R.”

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@southmapr Hi Andy, I’ll be in Norwich from the 5-7th of September. We should meet up if you’re around and have some time.

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@flimsin bummer. I’m giving a talk at AGU this year for the first time.

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MVickySchneider Half-day workshop @GenomeAnalysis on “Basic Principles of R”
bit.ly/15pUQ1g

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@hspter @kaythaney Ooh. My different circles colliding. <3

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@bendmorris Congrats dude! and congrats @NESCent for getting Ben.

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@xieyihui @davidjayharris @noamross @ramnath_vaidya Slidify and Rstudio are your best options right now.

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puls Current status: pic.twitter.com/fAFyfinKZ2

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@IanMulvany That sounds like a great start compared to fulltext.pdf or
16398563556.pdf

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@caitpickens Have you moved to the bay area yet? or working remotely?

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scheidegger Another call for reproducible computational experiments: software.ac.uk/blog/2013-07-0… found this on r/programming. reproducibility is mainstream?

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@flimsin Running a workshop in Bristol on 12-13 so those days are out for other talks.

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@flimsin 14 is a sat though so may not work for the dept.

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@flimsin That would be awesome. I’m there from the 5th on. Talking on the 6th, 11th (in Bristol that evening) busy 12-13. 9th and 14th work

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@ctitusbrown @kaythaney We had the same push back for being the first R package with CC0. Had to send them more documentation.

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@ctitusbrown
Outreach and communication carpentry.

This should be a 1 day bootcamp taught everywhere.

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@ctitusbrown not complaining. I think it’s great (part of the choir here).

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@carlystrasser John needs to throw a few TPS cover sheets on that report to make it meet requirements.

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@carlystrasser Great post. Altmetrics alone won’t do it. These types of projects also need assessment.

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Berkeley’s ischool now offers a masters in Data Science.

bit.ly/12MigLa

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@seanjtaylor \●/ ← Sean throwing up hands in the air.

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@jessicablois ok first one was harsh (but def applies to most recent post IMO). But yes, the comment behavior is tiresome.

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Many posts on the “leading” ecology blog amount to nothing more than concern trolling. Said author telling readers they “misread” is worse.

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@ficaryl it’s a fantastic package. I use it every day. Happy to answer questions if you have any.

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swcarpentry Computational Competence for Biologists: software-carpentry.org/blog/2013/07/c…

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@getbanyan What can I do with Banyan that I can’t already do with @github?

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@djhocking @swcarpentry Yes, sorry the lack of wifi is very unfortunate. Hope @ESA_org can work something out before the meeting.

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@djhocking @ESA_org Doesn’t seem like it. At least for my wshops we are going to recommend downloading w/ hotel wifi before coming to conf.

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@caitpickens Yet another GitHub clone branded as GitHub for Science. Unimpressed.

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R docs are now available in Dash! bit.ly/1bHaLgv
Thanks @kapeli

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@southmapr Thanks for the tweet updates, Andy! Bummed I missed Spain due to a travel conflict. Will definitely be @user2014_ucla

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rOpenSci We’re super excited to announce our newest board member MacKenzie Smith - University Librarian at @ucdavis - bit.ly/1bFRqME

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@kara_woo if you have more suggestions for women in open science we should consider for our board, please send them our way.

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pathogenomenick Ever get the feeling no one is reading all these papers?

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@kara_woo @hspter she’s lying. Everyone in Siberia wears fuzzy hats and ugg boots. They also ride bears to work. They have bear hov lanes.

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@JeromyAnglim Worst part is that these journals then outsource the job of converting Word docs back to XML.

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KarlTheFog Summer has officially arrived in San Francisco. Don’t leave home without your pea coat, scarf, and memories of sunshine.

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@skmorgane @BrunaLab @ethanwhite

eee34da (HEAD, origin/master, master) Ethan White successfully home. Closes issue #322 [skmorgane]

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@ProfLikeSubst @ethanwhite @skmorgane I imagine they have a private GitHub repo for the household and file issues for pending stuff.

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@ethanwhite What external battery you got? I’ve been contemplating buying a Hyperjuice myself.

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ellisonbg mode for the notebook: bit.ly/1dwtsBJ

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@JeromyAnglim I pandoc Word → pdf
Then use pdfcat to combine all. PDFtools is amazing but can’t find orig link
bit.ly/13a7dzy

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@skmorgane @ethanwhite /me quickly endorses Morgan for *not eating offspring* on LinkedIn.

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@jessitron except for those damned conference calls and scheduling.

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@ethanwhite Why am I not surprised your machine is named Serenity!

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@mfenner Someone from should jump on this if they have time.

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shaka_lulu is aboard the C train, just passing 86th uptown instagram.com/p/bti3KFBhVF/

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