Karthik Ram @_inundata

Yay Area / ✈ in transit

December 2013

@WrightingApril @recology_ Is it like road runner fast or does it still take several seconds to load? I’m a very impatient man.

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@recology_ Although I did it on Chrome and now I feel bad. :(

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@jasonpriem and I just mailed something to your FL address. :(

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johnmyleswhite Rerunning my previous PSA that many users will find that isn’t ready for them yet. 1/2

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Pretty awesome to see @GrunerDaniel’s new PNAS paper covered on the front page of NYT.
nyti.ms/1cRCG06
Paper: bit.ly/1cRCG04

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@GrunerDaniel Congrats Dan! Looking forward to reading it.

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SciencePorn Scientists have finally found a way to successfully walk cats pic.twitter.com/XIGQtflZI6

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@jebyrnes @bio_diverse @mioconnor unfortunately, no. Just cite the link in the text.

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@amyrbrown honest to god I thought this was a Git question. Took me several minutes to realize you we’re talking actual trees.

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Death by follow up emails.

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Just landed has the most gorgeous ui of any iOS app I’ve ever seen. pic.twitter.com/w2dg17Xw0h

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@tpoi @zentree Also, whatever bag you get, definitely replace the stock shoulder pad with this:

amzn.to/1bsMpUf

So worth it.

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Want to use Donald Knuth’s (Computer Modern) TeX fonts for your blog? Open license.

bit.ly/1eH3WQh

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@tpoi @zentree I’ve got this: bit.ly/1bsKS0j

Fits a 13” MB air + notebook + accessories perfectly. Super compact.

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@tpoi I like Crumpler. I’m also a minimalist and have a tiny laptop and don’t carry much.

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OH 3x this morning. “Yeah I’m not going on the academic job market”.

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@phdpqc looks so pretty. I’ll trade you some of my sun and clear skies.

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Elsevier’s takedown has now reached the UC.
bit.ly/1ctK4i2

Dear @UCBerkeley please cancel our Elsevier contract.

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@hlapp is your coffee grown in North Carolina?

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@ctitusbrown @hlapp I buy regular coffee. I guess it’s a thing everywhere.
bit.ly/J9uxaB

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@scigit @PLOS new look from half a year ago and 100k+ articles?

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@hadleywickham @ramnath_vaidya Only thing holding me back is people with older devtools.
install_github(“repo”, “user”) works for everyone.

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@rmounce No I hadn’t heard of that. Would be awesome for big R1s (like the UC, Harvard) to follow suit.

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@rmounce I’d love that so much. 2014 the beginning of the end for them?

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@everickert mind blown. I forgot what I was doing.

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@olinhyde I’m not disputing that. I don’t think this signal is strong enough to detect in academia [from pub record] yet.

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@tpoi @altmetric @PLOS Pull out country of affiliation for lead author and go from there?

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@tpoi @altmetric @PLOS I don’t fully buy it. Would love to see a geo breakdown. Are unis in richer locations more likely to use prop sw?

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@JohnFBruno @ElDon78 @thePeerJ Ecosphere lacks all these things. Besides it’s just the heavily dated allen press system.

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@tpoi @altmetric @PLOS There is definitely some correlation there. People using FOSS are also less conservative academics.

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@mwpennell possibly. Can you run a smaller job locally to make sure the update doesn’t break anything?

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peachesanscream You’ve seen nothing until you’ve seen a picture of a pigeon having a job interview to become a pigeon: pic.twitter.com/gfkUGVcb3p

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Explore very large data.tables with Shiny.
bit.ly/1bRk7m8
by @xieyihui

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@cpsievert @Jowanza @jcheng Same leaflet binding. Here’s the code for the binding: bit.ly/1bRiEwc

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Possibly the most amazing Shiny app I’ve seen so far by @jcheng bit.ly/1bRhq47

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@GermsAndNumbers These were custom made for a startup I’m visiting. I’m sure you can find something on easy.

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I ♡ @iAWriter. Can’t wait for Writer Pro next year. Thanks @reichenstein

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@omearabrian @ethanwhite not as gif? Because that’s how I version control data.

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pui_ling White House holiday card at @codeforamerica pic.twitter.com/8PlCZhthuJ

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@noamross Thanks, will get back to you shortly. Plum won’t be possible but others likely.

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ascheink This is how you pick the headline font size in the @HuffingtonPost CMS pic.twitter.com/t5wpteHpCM

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@noamross @rOpenSci thanks Noam! We’ll look at what infrastructure is available and get back to you.

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TheOnion Alaskan Gray Wolf Can’t Believe No One Told Him He’s Got Snow On Nose onion.com/1hXwcyr

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@noamross @Impactstory @ucfagls @jrossibarra @tpoi If the API still works, you can use our (now) deprecated package. bit.ly/J346To

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@JohnFBruno I’ll try to dig up a few. Like Ethan I’m also happy to chat sometime (Skype) if you have more questions.

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@JohnFBruno @statwonk @arfon @emilysdarling Don’t dispute that. The barrier is currently quite high.

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@sjGoring Because other formats harder to distinguish from general use of Git.

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Are academics adopting Git? If # of LaTex documents are a valid proxy, apparently so.

bit.ly/JwZV3f
@statwonk
cc @arfon

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@arfon Sounds good. Let’s catch up then. Gone late Jan through March.

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@arfon How much longer are you in town for?

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Great weather for entertaining visitors this weekend.

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aeyze Darwin is in the festive mood! pic.twitter.com/CMymLcvPHd

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MattBoggie In the last 24 hours, Google bought a defense robotics mfr, China landed on the moon, and it snowed in Cairo. Futurism is getting harder.

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ftrain then came the day when google announced it would sunset the robots but the robots would not be sunsetted

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rmchase Egypt’s first snow in 100+ years covers the Sphinx. Think about it: this is likely the FIRST picture of this EVER! pic.twitter.com/bpXpSIQEum

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nickbilton Be nice to Google, they’ll be in charge one day. It just bought Boston Dynamics, maker if scary horse-like robots. nytimes.com/2013/12/14/tec…

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@npch me too! And the united app shows me the gate much later than trip it and often gets it wrong.

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@beckerhopper Thanks Andrew. I noticed it the second time around. Cheers.

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jakeboxer at @github we use git to solve real-world problems pic.twitter.com/czdJTaGxFR

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@DLabAtBerkeley @johnmyleswhite @fperez_org that was the plan today. I ran out of time. Had to head out to

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timoreilly one project is to use historical and genomic data to track impact of climate change on species ecoengine.berkeley.edu

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@fluby you do! That’s why I had to turn it into pdf for the AGU computer.

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mapchitra Berkeley Ecoinformatics Engine is at @kevkoy and Sarah Hinman pic.twitter.com/TKp08FUvVD

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trendinaliaSFO @_inundata the 1st mention of the hashtag appears on your TL. Now is Trending Topic in San Francisco!

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Rosie talks about the ecoengine. Access all these data through R using @rOpenSci’s ecoengine package

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Rosie Gillespie talks about ecoinformatics efforts on campus. pic.twitter.com/EZfhMwOO9C

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ReaderMeter @_inundata someone next to me is editing LaTeX on a smartphone

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You know you’re at a data sci event when the person next to you is viewing a @github diff on their phone.

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@maxogden will keep you posted if other things come together today.

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@maxogden event is from 12-3 on campus. Bantanao hall. You’re definitely welcome.

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“I don’t think god wrote in C” - Saul Perlmutter at

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Super excited for
Starting at 11.

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shaka_lulu Amazing— @the_zooniverse is one of Google’s Global Impact Awardees!!! blog.zooniverse.org/2013/12/12/goo…

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arfon Ahem. Attention all of my LaTeX writing buddies: tex diffs are now soft-wrapped on GitHub - check this out: github.com/HoTT/book/pull…

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@tomjwebb meant to reply earlier. I upgraded a while back too and so far no problems.

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@abestanway I’m imagining all the waiters at this party were owls and cats wearing comfy etsy hats.

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Tomorrow’s going to be a busy day. Morning at the launch bit.ly/1ds881q followed by an afternoon session on data.

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profjsb Big day tomorrow for at @UCBerkeley bit.ly/bidslaunch

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@profjsb @rdhyee @fperez_org @DLabAtBerkeley I’d vote for .
First is too long and the third is too general.

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@hi_em ah. i thought you were presenting.

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@hi_em Nice! How’s AGU so far? Not coming in till tomorrow.

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“All I need now is a paper but CNS is not for me. I’ll publish in @PLOS” from some @UCBerkeley grads.
youtube.com/watch?v=CupGbn…

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@johnmyleswhite @davidjayharris I dont disagree that CRAN needs a lot of improvement. But sticking code in obscure repos will not solve this

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@davidjayharris Also means fewer people will use your code and no one can include as a dependency if they choose to participate in CRAN.

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@ucfagls @davidjayharris what Gavin said x 100. Brian may be abrasive at times but he means well.

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@kara_woo Feedbin. Worth the annual subscription. Works with Reeder app if you are ios.

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@skmorgane Sorry to hear that. Hope she’s better now.

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Ehmee JP Brown with his modeled and 3D printed cheetah. Absolutely stunning. Huge congratulations are in order! pic.twitter.com/OdLs1eqARt

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BrendanGodley Fully funded NERC PhD CASE studentship on and climate change with us buff.ly/1iShY3x @UoExeterCEC @UniofExeter Please RT

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hotdogsladies The USPS delivery tracker says, “Electronic Shipping Info Received.”

This. changes. EVERYTHING.

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@DextraordinaryH @figshare If you don’t have an existing solution point me to a url and I’ll write one out.

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@ramnath_vaidya Fantastic! Scott and I are quite looking forward to it.

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@ramnath_vaidya Added a first rCharts example to a package. bit.ly/18PKQ8s

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HarlanH See also @hadleywickham’s thoughtful and gracious response to Bates’ departure: bit.ly/1bruL2U

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drewconway Data community earthquake day: LeCunn to Facebook and Bates to Julia. What will be next?!

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@dfflanders will respond over email. Plenty of supporters but no champions per se.

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pebourne Leaving UCSD for the NIH with the goal of helping to turn biomedical research into a truly digital enterprise nih.gov/news/health/de…

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@dfflanders Yeah. Mostly ecology, evolution, earth science, bioinformatics, plant biology. Some social science and economics.

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kaythaney NIH appoints @pebourne as first associate director of data science. Congrats, Phil!

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@ethanwhite I have a folder full of these w/ a script that will find right one by keyword, move to Dropbox, and copy link to clipboard.

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@ethanwhite @BrunaLab @figshare @datadryad So to me that just seems like one [uninformed] reviewers response.

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@ethanwhite @BrunaLab @figshare @datadryad Concern doesn’t seem odd to me. In all my talks this yr only small # of academics know what it is

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@hspter sad face. I’ll be traveling out of the country that week. Otherwise I’d come hang out with strata folks.

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@emckiernan13 Some do. Have you called the airline directly?

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@kara_woo Feels like 36 here. Such cold. So indoors.

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@WrightingApril You can just install those packages from source if need be.

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@ucfagls @WrightingApril @recology_ What Gavin said. Any strong reason for sticking with 2.15?

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@WrightingApril @recology_ What sort of ubuntu specific issues are you having? We run ubuntu on our AWS server.

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pourmecoffee All hail, tree frog riding a beetle — the greatest crime-fighting duo of our generation goo.gl/ebKZ40 pic.twitter.com/nqi671PzmB

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@cheshireb will do. Thanks much for reaching out!

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@kaythaney @dansinker @toolness So beard. Such taco knowledge. Wow. Much open source.

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@cheshireb 13-14 or 18-19. Either of those dates possible? I can send you more details over email.

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@gnat sounds like a pretty awesome book!

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@daviddotduncan We’re running the workshop together! @adaptive_plant is also checking into this.

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@americanbeetles I love gang-gangs! I have a video of him with the gang-gangs from my visit.

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Does anyone know any women R coders in Sydney that might be interested in helping with a workshop in February?

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revodavid If you look at the data, R is clearly growing faster than Python for bit.ly/1cqNJeo

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@michaelwaskom My username changed to karthik. Sorry about that.

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@ethanwhite I’m so guilty of that on a recently accepted one.

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@rdhyee Thanks Raymond! Great to see you there. Cheers!

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@recology_ yay, I can finally include it in production code.

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Not surprised to see @hadleywickham or @drewconway’s venn diagram on the data science bingo. bit.ly/1bk15rE

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@recology_ @carlystrasser Carly Maria Hinojosa. I’m totally going to that talk.

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burritojustice ALL THESE WORLDS
ARE YOURS
EXCEPT SAN FRANCISCO
ATTEMPT NO LANDINGS THERE
pic.twitter.com/2qSG7rTVkQ

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blogjam Islington church confuses Christmas snowflakes with buffering icons. pic.twitter.com/12IVGAWWhp

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Another awesome paper written in markdown and entirely on @github now published.
bit.ly/1bkfAbF

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@rmounce Congrats and thanks for the contribution! @tpoi

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rmounce Coolest thing about our new paper in IEE? You can see *exactly* who wrote every line over at @github : github.com/tpoisot/DataSh…

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@subsurface_life We’ll organize a tweet up again. Too bad @LizNeeley is not there to take charge.

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@kara_woo Thanks Kara! @recology_ already had a list in our Bison package.

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hive mind: Is there a package that can return a full list of California counties?

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@amyrbrown The rooster dog terrifies me. Others are cool.

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@LizNeeley Bummer. Would have been nice to catch up with you.

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Any tweeps coming to AGU next week?

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Thanks @github for fixing the word wrap issue in diffs!
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