Karthik Ram @_inundata

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November 2013

Kickstarter to get the London Underground lady to do the BART announcements. “Please mind the idiots that get off at 12th st.”

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NASA For retail, it’s . For us, it’s . Today, we’ll post info & images all about black holes. pic.twitter.com/jsk9vUjcr4

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@ethanwhite Two scientists as parents. Can you blame her for asking why?

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shellen Just told extended family I’m a ‘Bitcoin Prospector Analyst’. Feel free to use that one if you don’t want to explain what you do either.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 launching in T-4.
bit.ly/1bZAAoY

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Thanks everyone for your kindness, camaraderie, and friendship. It’s been a year of ups and downs and glad you were there for the ride.

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@recology_ @neilfws Ah, right. Was typing link from memory (was on my phone).

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Nice post on writing concisely and the joys of editing science @mickresearch

bit.ly/1cwfmAS

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@swcarpentry Signed ARB. Just like the president signs his tweets. Nice.

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The A-Z of zoonoses performed by the brilliant, talented, and funny @jennifergardy

youtube.com/watch?v=P2C4U6…

@phylogenomics

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GabrielRossman A Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving With Retrograde Relatives Who Still Use SPSS

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@kara_woo @recology_ I think @carlystrasser just mock favorited that tweet. Or dork favorited. I can’t really tell. Forget jetpacks.

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xkcd on git commit messages.
bit.ly/1eyZYWs

Love the alt text: Merge branch ‘asdfasjkfdlas/alkdjf’ into sdkjfls-final

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seanjtaylor Python, R, COBOL, whatever. While you were debating which will “win” someone was writing code that works and nobody cares which they chose.

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wow. so science. many p value. much result. such novel. wow.

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@polesasunder Also
data.frame(apply(test, 2, as.character))

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hah. Trying a system call on r-fiddle. Result: s3.amazonaws.com/courseimages.d…

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@adaptive_plant Are you on osx? My difftool can easily diff Word docs. bit.ly/183HQzl

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@ethanwhite Just got it today. Will let you know once I sink my teeth into it.

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Finally getting around to reading @drewconway and @johnmyleswhite ‘s machine learning book.

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@kaythaney @potch That’s really proactive. This is my usual response to post travel email. dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2223411/gifs…

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An interesting analysis of open data licenses by @thomaslevine
bit.ly/IdNSqB

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How to share data with a statistician.

bit.ly/1aNrVJq

@dataJujitsu

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ethanwhite “Unfortunately, I also see my role as the scientific coder being diminished year after year.” andy.terrel.us/blog/2013/11/2… We need change *now*.

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tomjwebb PhD opportunity with me to study global trends in marine biodiversity sheffield.ac.uk/aps/prospectiv…

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@shaka_lulu this is awful. I’m so sorry. And please be safe.

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@dbiello happy birthday David. Come back to the west coast sometime.

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@adaptive_plant @RobLanfear @enterthesloth @1Password Big 1P fan too. But the GitHub attack got some of those passwords too.

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@billymeinke Are you coming to Open Drinks tonight?

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RobLanfear Please contact me if you’re interested in participating in a @NESCent catalysis meeting on experimental evolution. Please RT too. @RELenski

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Here’s a fish with a transparent head.
It can see right through its own head.
uhh.
youtube.com/watch?v=Zoygy-…

@beckerhopper

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@Protohedgehog @WrightingApril We have a very special cisco VPN which requires its own app. barf.

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@npch holy shit! Is that car really on fire?

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@WrightingApril @Protohedgehog I only work from home these days. So these links mean throw on painful vpn or download next time at work.

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Paradosso My answer to What background does one need to learn R? qr.ae/Gr5yr

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beckerhopper PhD position, Beckerman Lab, Sheffield : Adaptation under Climate Change: Coping with Predation and Variation in Food beckslab.staff.shef.ac.uk/Opps/PhDDesc/i…

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flyosity This is a real product that Microsoft now sells. microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en…

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Current weather forecast for Berkeley hills: Blair Witch pic.twitter.com/R3UZHLxU6v

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@hadleywickham @recology_ I temporarily fixed it with:

sudo ln -s /usr/bin/tar /usr/bin/gnutar

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feltron The app I used to track the 2012 Annual Report is on its way to the App Store in a redesigned and rethought package: reporter-app.com

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dweinberger A term we need: “XKcede”: to acknowledge that XKCD said it first.

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lisadraws Here’s a look at some of my rough slogan work for @united pic.twitter.com/lbGBOroniv

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@mbeisen I’m fully on board with this plan.

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@americanbeetles this is what I get for scrolling up and replying.

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@americanbeetles I hope there is a follow up tweet. Don’t leave us hanging.

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Fun night of nerding out with @johnmyleswhite and @seanjtaylor
Back to the east bay bat cave.

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anildash Today is the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln delivering his TED Talk about the role of military sacrifice in representative democracy.

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GJFSwan Your chances of surviving if attacked by a hippo is 13.3%, lion 25%, baboon 29.1%, elephant 32.7% or leopard 67.5%. sciencedirect.com/science/articl…

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@hspter I use it a lot. Love it and it’s super fast.

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@tomjwebb @GBIF PS: OBIS package is now in the works.

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@kcranstn @WrightingApril It is really hard.
/says guy currently struggling with it.

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Programming with Big Data in R is a cool project by the folks @NICS
bit.ly/1hVfpNt
Run large jobs from interactive shell.

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evgenymorozov There’s only one way for Rob Ford to redeem himself now: learn how to code.

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@ToriHerridge As someone who suffered through a 9 mo one, thank you.

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ToriHerridge PLEDGE: I will never advertise a 1 year post-doc position, given how fricking ridiculously stressful these are for people

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@tomjwebb @ToriHerridge I love your optimism, Tom. :)
Short-term contracts drove me crazy.

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Today in Australia is go home on time day.

bit.ly/1dTsW2u

I’m sure all the academics are excited to work from home this pm.

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@ATredennick @naupakaz Very crashy. Stick with 0.98.312

Also I don’t use it much.

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@carlystrasser Way to go, Daphne. Spoiler alert. Bad guy is a guy in a clown fish suit. And he would’ve gotten away with it too..,

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@RobLanfear @americanbeetles I’ll pay extra for international shipping. :)

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@recology_ Have you tried turning it off and on again?

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@emilysdarling wow, looks like you really do need that Software Carpentry course.

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@distribecology @recology_ @ucfagls
On line 1 and 4 of your tweet I would recommend using the <- assignment operator instead of the =

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@ElDon78 Uni librarian for UC Davis. She’s on the board for rOpenSci and advising a new postdoc with J. Eisen.

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@ramnath_vaidya Yep, that’s the plan. Just need to find some time though.

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@skmorgane @ethanwhite @weecology east??
You guys ARE nerds.
- signed,
President of Nor Cal weecology fan club.

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seanjtaylor “Let’s build a predictive model for your Thetan levels.” — Data Scientologists

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mySocietyIntl One to make you laugh @_inundata MT via @Gian_TCatt Cracking climate commentary from London Underground. pic.twitter.com/pIEKkoBC7N

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@mfenner @npch It’s actually a quote from Dan Ariely about big data. on.fb.me/1bH5wha

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@americanbeetles hi Ainsley! Just realized I know you. :)

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npch Shout out for @rOpenSci from @kcranstn at for doing a really great job online - resources, tutorials, live chat all engage community

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@TrestleJeff @hadleywickham Always find discussion of R on HN to be equal parts love:hate.

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mattdpearce I know everybody was cheering for Batkid but deep down we all hoped the Joker would actually destroy San Francisco

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@maxogden ah too bad. Was hoping to introduce you to @recology_ who is currently in town. We’re at the Trappist now.

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@maxogden still at awaken cafe? Mind if a couple more people swing by?

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hspter omg, the DOJ made a press release for BatKid 1.usa.gov/1aYgsbI

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@npch might have to take a rain check on coffee this am. Happy to still give you a ride to the airport if you need one.

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@ElDon78 Hey Don, so you know Mackenzie Smith?

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@npch hi Neil. Did you make it into town?

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@hspter @jaimedash @naupakaz don’t make me drive over there in my solar powered Prius & whack you over the head with my stop all wars sign.

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@hspter I do too! Although that is a dangerous path to go down.

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@arfon @fperez_org @profjsb I think registration is only required if you are presenting.

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Third time in two days I’ve been asked if I’m an undergrad. Being stressed out make you look younger?

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ethanwhite Data Science Fellows “to work at the boundaries between the data-science methods and the sciences.” Apply now! cds.nyu.edu/opportunities/

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Packrat seems like an interesting tool for . Wrap all packages for a project into a new lib and version that. bit.ly/188gnQd

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@johnmyleswhite @seanjtaylor Yep. Tuesday works if that’s good with Sean. Otherwise could do Fri too. My email is first . last [at] gmail.

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@ElDon78 Wish I could quit email. or even stem the tide.

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@ethanwhite @recology_ @kaythaney Quick, someone write a plugin that mirrors content to another pad.

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@GrunerDaniel Looks like a giant isopod!

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jennschiffer “911 Stack Overflow, what’s your emergency?”
“I’m on fire, I need to stop this fire ahhhh” “Why would you even want to do that?”

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@ramnath_vaidya the tech meeting is planned for March. Will email you about that soon.

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More than 50% of inbox is now filled with @github issues. Need a new mailbox or a issue manager with offline support.

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@maxogden So badly want some Christmas crackers now.

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@johnmyleswhite @seanjtaylor Drinks some evening in SF next week? Free most days but Thursday.

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@jdtonkin happy to take a look if you post an example somewhere. Nothing comes to mind right away.

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@openfisheries @QuantEcologyABC Removing a dependency and working purely with base R (outside of curl calls) helped with that.

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@ctitusbrown + 1 on link to transcript

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fperez_org We’re creating the new Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS) as part of Moore/Sloan initiative: vcresearch.berkeley.edu/datascience/ov…

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@hadleywickham Is there an ETA for assertthat to go on CRAN?

Nice package, very useful alongside testthat.

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chrismentzel Starts today! Launching new partnership to advance the role of in academia bit.ly/mooreDS @MooreScientific

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Program Seeks to Nurture ‘Data Science Culture’ at Universities

nyti.ms/1e1KABP

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ctitusbrown data science initiative: Sloan & Moore announcements: moore.org/newsroom/press…

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TAC_NISO That’s a serious commitment: $37.8 million from @SloanFoundation & Moore Foundations to support training of data specialists

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@DrLabRatOry I’m at a party at a friends house. Seems cool to me. Good to know how long to get home.

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@kobriendublin hey are you on game of thrones?

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Just discovered a new ios7 feature. It tells you how long it’ll take to get home from where you are. pic.twitter.com/hG9RzMRwGq

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dhaelewa A carabid, a primitive weevil, and there’s a third! Can you see the phoretic mite nymph? [photo: André De Kesel] pic.twitter.com/9EW1gK8w0X

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gvwilson .@npch No point requiring deposit of data if no automatic way to verify usability. (This is why most data mgmt plans are pointless ritual.)

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@ppolischuk Just found out that there are no Doge is my co pilot stickers in existence. Such disappoint.

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Or more correctly, airbags for cyclists (and clumsy people).
bit.ly/1frZcuo
I could’ve used it a few weeks ago.

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joshua_ulrich Prof Brian Ripley just announced on R-devel that CRAN now has 5000 contributed packages. Wow!

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@svincenzi Don’t disagree with you. It’s been a hard position to fill.

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@figshare woah. When did you get verified!

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Another open position in my former lab @UCBerkeley R/C++ programmer.
bit.ly/1fpzw1N

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dansinker They just said we can use electronics throughout the flight. OVERPRIVILEGED PEOPLE WITH NO REAL STRUGGLES, WE DID IT!!!

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@kwbroman I no longer have to pretend like I do. Yay.

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Dependencies are the baggage of the software world.

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dandouglas what idiot called them creationists instead of primate change deniers

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“you could bet that if you went to the video store at a certain time in the evening, you’d see someone you knew.” bit.ly/16HDgsR

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@dhalperi Thanks so much for those datasets! Very much appreciated!

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@genetics_blog @rstudioapp The issues seem fixed now. Download a nightly build.

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Given how busy my Twitter stream has gotten lately I’d pay $$ for a @yo_stellar filter for science stuff.

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@TrestleJeff Works great. This is awesome. Thanks Jeff!

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TrestleJeff Ace Code Editor in Shiny (shinyAce) now on CRAN trestletechnology.net/2013/11/ace-co…

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@tpoi love that there is another mutt user.

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@kara_woo Just for testing stuff. Will seek out other examples to ship with package later.

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@kara_woo Like unit testing but for tabular data. Run any dataset through package to identify problems.
bit.ly/17DPG8b

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Have access to messy tabular datasets? Poorly formatted, lots of UTF-8 chars? missing values? Would love a few e.g to test a new R package.

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@naupakaz @ATredennick You guys go on without me. Might be running other stuff if I attend.

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nrrrdcore If you’re throwing a women-focused tech event 🔜 and would like to get the word out about it, shoot me an email 👉 julie@github.com

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@npch @MozillaScience It looks like the fox is saying no pictures please. :)

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@WrightingApril file this away for future use in case tables aren’t formatting correctly.
bit.ly/1dKRUBJ

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A multi-markdown table generator for Pandoc (if you need something formatted in a pinch).
bit.ly/1dKRUBJ
@paulwalk

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@rstudioapp Is it possible to make Shiny work on a different port? These are cloud flare supported ports bit.ly/1dKRNWC

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@ATredennick @ethanwhite I have bourbon on my list of how I stay sane.

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verbagetruck Finally: many PhDs “voluntarily choose another path because they want…more direct engagement w/ the world” nytimes.com/2013/11/03/edu…

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