Karthik Ram @_inundata

Yay Area / ✈ in transit

September 2016

@skmorgane Love those beautiful vintage lampposts! Cool bird in the background too.

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@ma_salmon Build everything with a Makefile and use pdfcat to add the first and last.

pdfcat first.pdf rslides.pdf last.pdf > slides.pdf

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jgarzik So very guilty of this. pic.twitter.com/NFXo4u9VyP

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@functiontelechy I forgot that doge is not a fictional character.

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jkpfeiff Very important point: Took me 4 tries to get an HHMI grant. Took 3 tries for Burroughs Wellcome. Persistence can pay off. Grit counts.

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@powersoffour The fact that you’re not tweeting and (probably) getting work done. @ctitusbrown @ethanwhite i.imgur.com/ywnXkFw.gif

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@kara_woo I failed to turn off last.fm before playing a whole lot of pop music for running and now have lost my indie cred

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drob We’re hiring a second data scientist at Stack Overflow! grnh.se/uatli1

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@AnalyticsPanda “Sexy for Spark” sounds like you’re looking for love. Best not to confuse the avg London data bro. Just ask @alice_data

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BrianNosek .@edyong’s new piece covers Registered Reports, prereg, incentives, hiring, replication - an cornucopia theatlantic.com/science/archiv…

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In a world filled with stale journal tech, how refreshing to have automation via GitHub issues @JOSS_TheOJ pic.twitter.com/Or4qNuwoAO

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@denormalize We should continue our chat from last time. And I should also invite you to an upcoming meeting relevant to your interests.

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@denormalize I had bookmarked this when it came out (changelog.com/rfc-6/) but didn’t have a chance to fully listen till now.

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@ctitusbrown Max is now @denormalize. And his trajectory also has a lot of parallels with mine.

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@minebocek Is this a good time to brag about my R prompt for the past decade? :) pic.twitter.com/QB38kZd2tT

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@hadleywickham disappointed at the lack of more existential questions.

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@lgatt0 great to finally meet you after all these years!

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Women are less likely to have received sw development training and even fewer of those trained go on to become RSEs Athina Frantzana

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Not surprisingly men outnumber women in , but the disparity is much worse than that. - Athina Frantzana

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Hearing from Athina Frantzana (ph.ed.ac.uk/people/athina-…) about gender differences in the research software landscape

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Hearing from Mark Basham at . Software teams became way more productive once they were moved from an open office to one with doors.

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@chrismentzel It should be almost all a) otherwise you are describing research IT.

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@lgatt0 i meet interesting new people from Berkeley more often in other countries than on campus :)

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@ethanwhite I think Henry is clearly winning best poster! He should be on twitter. pic.twitter.com/3qLjJnwSf1

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@davidwhogg “there is this interesting astronomer on Twitter”

me: Hogg?

Manchester dude: how did you know??

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@alice_data hey what is the book about becoming a farmer?

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@CarolineEJay great talk! Are your slides posted anywhere?

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Software can exist without a paper but a paper and the results can’t. Wrong software = wrong science. pic.twitter.com/zOdpNgjHrU

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The barriers to using version control are still pretty high for most researchers from a RSE survey. pic.twitter.com/MP0lanELkw

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slides from A (very) brief history of the research software engineer

slides.com/simonhettrick/… pic.twitter.com/n7pjW9kiDL

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ethanwhite ‘The correct form is “an RSE” not “a RSE”’ Simon Hettrick. [think about it for a minute]

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Great talk by Simon Hettrick on the history of the research software engineer

software.ac.uk/blog/2016-08-1…

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@alice_data made it on the last train with a minute to spare. Sorry to miss the rest of the festivities!

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@kennethrose82 yeah. Corner of the other room than the one we were in.

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shaka_lulu Hey @atlasobscura and @intel, I fixed your sexist article for you! Behold, “Why Do Hackers Love Penises So Much?” tangledfields.com/2016/09/13/why…

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@ethanwhite is just wrapping up. Last session will go till 4:30ish. Then you should grab drinks with @chrismentzel

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Off to make a quick appearance at

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@biocrusoe @kyleniemeyer I appreciate that you have finally stopped mocking my Harry Potter spell generator.

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I haven’t seen this much rain in a very long time. pic.twitter.com/SzTIZZIMSk

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@hannah_c_slater Now that I’m reminded it’s only fair I also torture @rgfitzjohn and @TeebzR

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@hannah_c_slater I am reminded of Patrick’s elephant joke now. 🐘😢

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@IanMulvany There are worse places to be stuck…never mind.

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@kyleniemeyer I tried to tell Dan that people of Manchester do not appreciate Journey covers but he didn’t listen.

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@nhcooper123 Y’all should have warned me and I would have brought over some SF fog. 🌫

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@minebocek My docs office employs a team of hamsters that run all over to retrieve patient files while keeping me on hold for 22 minutes.

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@kyleniemeyer @biocrusoe I would normally be all over this but I’m burned out from doing this. Happy to advise someone who takes it on.

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@biocrusoe Great that has a CoC. Maybe next year the conf could work towards better inclusion of women and POC?

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@KylieJaySays You got one of the kid bikes with training wheels?

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@gnat Hiiii! Is it too early to plan for next year? @KylieJaySays and I want to resurrect box forts.

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@IanMulvany away for the next week but will be here next Sunday.

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@IanMulvany I’m in your hood. You about?

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@ricardobion I can help you after I return. I have duplicates of nearly all of those.

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djpardis @_inundata I got home and lo and behold there was a tweet in the mail 😂 pic.twitter.com/BbcbtvxvQY

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@KylieJaySays how long are you in London for? I’ll be there Sunday.

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@SienaDuplan ah I see. Yeah that’s
not possible at the moment afaik. @kevin_ushey

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@SashaLaundy 😥 would have been great to catch up. Maybe next month when I’m in Brooklyn? Have a great time at xoxofest!

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laurenfraz .@ArlanWasHere the Techdel test:
1. 2 women and/or poc
2. giving two different talks
3. about something other than diversity in tech

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@KylieJaySays With SA, I recently fixed it by calling the airline.

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@gnat @KylieJaySays It’s always a problem with a SA code share. When I travel United + Lufthansa I cannot pick a seat on the LH.

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@JennyBryan @joncgoodwin It’s widely used and has been around for a while.

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@danielskatz @arfon I’ve been dying to say something but didn’t want to derail the call :)

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@powersoffour I now accept YO via tweet replies, DMs, text messages, carrier pigeons, or post its delivered in person. @ethanwhite

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@powersoffour I don’t have yo anymore. So YO. @danielskatz

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I’m ready to adopt a 🐶 this fall. Can anyone recommend a shelter in the bay area that I should check out?

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@algaebarnacle sweet! I’m gone next week but back on the 20th. Any day that week is good for me.

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Most satisfying twitter account of late: @MachinePix

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@JennyBryan I didn’t realize they were allowed to watch the show.

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TeebzR The R Epidemics Consortium is live!
reconhub.github.io
@_inundata @rgfitzjohn @daattali @jennifergardy @SherlockpHolmes

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@quominus @algaebarnacle Are you at Berkeley now? Come to BIDS sometime! We can have lunch.

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@SienaDuplan So much better than cancel or discard changes. 😕

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rOpenSci We’re looking for a postdoc to join the project. ropensci.org/blog/2016/09/0…

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I’m hosting @jeremystan for a talk at @UCBIDS next week. bids.berkeley.edu/events/how-dat…
open to public.

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treycausey Proposal — if there are so many Slack channels you need a recsys, a lack of recommendations may not be the issue. slack.engineering/personalized-c…

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@drewconway Just give @treycausey a pair of wireless headphones and that should do it.

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@kierisi it’s so awesome when you like a show and realize there are a bunch of seasons to keep you entertained.

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@chrismear Just reading up on the Meta thread after not having been around much. Many many congrats to you both! 🎉

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@kennethrose82 I believe so! I plan to attend the Tower Bridge reception. Can’t wait to catch up!

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@MangoTheCat Just back from my holiday weekend. I responded to your email. Thanks Liz.

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WernerTwertzog Man is born free, but everywhere he is checking work-related email.

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@JennyBryan @gvwilson @elliewix yup but it also adds your remotes. So a “fork” but with no connection to original repo.

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@gbilder @jenniferlin15 “When identifiers disappear blame the bilder not the scholar.” - Nietzsche

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@romain_francois I haven’t decided yet but will likely swing by your way a few times before then.

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@romain_francois I don’t know what that hashtag means. But I look forward to catching up sometime.

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@romain_francois are you coming to EARL? can we celebrate there?

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@juliasilge thank you for being my debugging buddy today. You rock! 🚀

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Favorite academic, astronomer, and human: @davidwhogg

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@AmeliaMN oooh I like! Also has @jrmontag and a few others I know.

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@AmeliaMN I started a version here: inundata.org/about/setup/ but would be nice to gather in one place for data friends.

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@AmeliaMN I would love to read your version of The Setup.

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@MangoTheCat Would it be possible for me to attend just the Tower bridge reception on the 14th? Will make the trek back from Manchester.

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@kennethrose82 Depending on the train situation maybe even pop back into London for an EARL evening. @MangoTheCat

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@kennethrose82 cool! I can meet the weekend before, or I can be back in London on the 16th.

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@AmeliaMN wow. I feel like such a home body. PS: Also love that you have a paper calendar.

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@juliasilge Just leave Chickenly in front of your Twitters for now. We will discuss some weird rendering behavior.

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@kennethrose82 I’m at a competing meeting in Manchester :(
But, would be awesome to meetup! When do you get in and when do you leave?

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@alice_data and I was hoping UK would still have a bit of summer left before I visit next week. 🌧

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@JennyBryan For context, I’m debugging some weird behavior with bookdown.

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Is this by any chance related to a travis build? Of course!
@JennyBryan pic.twitter.com/wNaxbTeH9C

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@gvwilson You spend way too much time around software developers.

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@j_houg I still haven’t met her. Would like to when you’re back.

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@jjstache It’s 150 mb. I’m currently reworking the whole package so hopefully there will be better file handling.

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@oceankidbilly @chrisalbon can we have the al pastor section for California?

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@treycausey You don’t tweet much these days Trey. Almost like you’ve got another discussion outlet. smh. pic.twitter.com/UoTXtAPNPL

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Can you suggest some new and interesting data science/data viz tweeps worth following?

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kcranstn Good enough practices in scientific computing arxiv.org/abs/1609.00037 with @gvwilson @JennyBryan @lexnederbragt @tracykteal

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@ZKamvar @JennyBryan @juliasilge Just give it more time Zhian. Everything will crash and disappoint you soon enough.

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@svincenzi I’ve switched to pocket too. But I liked Readability mostly for making the page readable w/o sending it elsewhere.

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@hadleywickham @JennyBryan @ClausWilke The example is gone but available on the int archive. via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to hadleywickham from Berkeley, CA

@hadleywickham @JennyBryan @ClausWilke Something fast and less bloaty would be awesome if built in.

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Very sad to see Readability shut down. readability.com

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@ethanwhite @elliewix More secure area of the lab? Like the top shelf of the kitchen above the snacks?

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detly My commit msgs

• 5 letter change: “Renamed Logger to Logging for consistency with verb-named variables.”

• rewrote 27 files: “did a thing”

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