A bag of tweets / Nov 2011

2011-11-27

Here is the latest bag of tweets*, which covers November 2011.

(*) These are interesting news that I found on Twitter and that I archive periodically.

  • fbahr: I heard you like lists... (2): Comparison of pastebins - http://t.co/2jCkO8dR (26 Nov)
  • nicolastorzec: Favorite reading wrt Unix power tools: Advanced Bash-Scripting (http://t.co/Gsmq2xqZ), and Unix for Poets (http://t.co/tkm6mhVn) (26 Nov)
  • romain_francois: My blog post about int64. http://t.co/EV6gEhww (26 Nov)
  • peter_c_william: The SVM gaussian kernel example in #mlclass is impressive http://t.co/7JjxpHF2 (26 Nov)
  • UnixToolTip: Useful Perl one-liners http://t.co/q0oj1yKq by @pkrumins (26 Nov)
  • hadleywickham: sneak in this function to make your #rstats friends think they are going crazy: "(" <- function(x) x + sample(c(-1, 0, 1), 1) (26 Nov)
  • cuneytgurcan: tutorial draft on curse of dimensionality http://t.co/vNu8iY7Q (26 Nov)
  • Wiley_Stats: http://t.co/AaAdKY2v Combination of kernel PCA and linear support vector machine for modeling a nonlinear relationship between... (26 Nov)
  • TheNeuroScience: Another Genetic Clue To Autism: Opposite Malfunctions Have Same Result http://t.co/OClKn7fj (25 Nov)
  • ramhiser: My latest #rstats blog post: http://t.co/iy8NcfvT (25 Nov)
  • ogrisel: @chlalanne link to the pdf: http://t.co/Z4FylA86 (and http://t.co/9cYDsNFm for an impl of earlier work on sparse inverse covariance) (25 Nov)
  • Udjahorresnet1: It can all be done for free! Awesome blog by John A. Stevenson All the software a geoscientist needs. For free! http://t.co/hqY6vnvV #GIS (25 Nov)
  • CompSciFact: 7 lines of code, 3 minutes: Implement a programming language from scratch http://t.co/3b7ENwGQ (25 Nov)
  • BioStarQuestion: How does #dbSNP decide if a SNP is "associated" with a gene? http://t.co/5kvgFyax (25 Nov)
  • underdarkGIS: ♺ @driven_by_data: It's definitely time to say goodbye to red-green color scales.. http://t.co/uVyCdt0n #colorblindness #culture (25 Nov)
  • JeromyAnglim: This all sounds very familiar to me @neilfws on "Boring, monotonous day-to-day tasks" http://t.co/YyATHEoh (24 Nov)
  • noahWG: Common signaling pathway for diff autism-related disorders offers drug discovery hope http://t.co/pjaZyzk8 by @hannahjwaters @NatureMedicine (24 Nov)
  • github: GitHub for Mac 1.1 http://t.co/m8cv3fnY (24 Nov)
  • fonnesbeck: Here's an example of a technical post using @Calepinapp http://t.co/YrIqR14d Equation rendering could use work, but nice otherwise! (24 Nov)
  • fonnesbeck: As soon as they get CNAMEs, I'm moving my blog here: http://t.co/keqCQhoV (24 Nov)
  • ziyuang: Machine Learning Demos in Mathematica® http://t.co/CQjLn3s9 (20 Nov)
  • Rbloggers: Interactive presentations with deck.js: (This article was first published on mages' blog, and kindly ... http://t.co/8AMCSYlV #rstats (20 Nov)
  • berndweiss: another interesting #scons project: Reproducible computational experiments using SCons http://t.co/s0OOsVnE #python (20 Nov)
  • UnixToolTip: What's one Linux command you wish you'd learned years ago? http://t.co/FykEWC4a (20 Nov)
  • ampajaro: True Emacs knights use butterflies for their editing needs (M-x butterfly). http://t.co/hgbUSUvm /cc @emacs_knight (20 Nov)
  • berndweiss: Effective programming practices for economists http://t.co/eHuW4f8C #scons #stata # python #vc (the SCons slides are great!) (20 Nov)
  • SciPyTip: Clojure & Python, Side by Side http://t.co/QKiUiRDQ (20 Nov)
  • nvaroqua: Using #python as a scientific programming language (in french) - http://t.co/zzhXi3oP (20 Nov)
  • fR0DDY: Must read article. The Power of Mathematics by John Conway. http://t.co/IZOwf3Xc (20 Nov)
  • wesmckinn: pandas talk slides from @PyHPC2011, plus some thoughts about hash tables http://t.co/bSQDINIb (19 Nov)
  • matvil: Pandas in Python by @wesmckinn. R-like data structures on steroids, and more. The Pandas white paper: http://t.co/zIFOOrW7. Keep it up! (19 Nov)
  • Rbloggers: Analyzing birth rates from census data from RevoScaleR: (This article was first published on Revoluti... http://t.co/lrpLKuIv #rstats (19 Nov)
  • revodavid: @hadleywickham It's at http://t.co/RA69fXuE - will add to blog post as well (19 Nov)
  • sickbock: Great guide for writing #README files http://t.co/EPNvllCq, fits readme-driven development http://t.co/ay0WRESJ . (19 Nov)
  • behaghel: New features in Scala 2.10 http://t.co/PJvWjFmA via @easyangel (19 Nov)
  • liebke: New project: zookeeper-clj http://t.co/N7dTJdig #clojure #zookeeper (19 Nov)
  • UnixToolTip: Emacs vs Vim and other Ford/Chevy arguments http://t.co/3hOgEhgN (19 Nov)
  • emacs_knight: emacs-nav http://t.co/CIacc0j5 is a simple mode that adds a side bar for file navigation. Personally I don't like such things, but many do. (19 Nov)
  • StackTeX: Great answer: Creating stackoverflow like tags http://t.co/ozf5ujT7 #framed (18 Nov)
  • psych101: Nov 18, Questionnaire Scales & Measures Directory http://t.co/74THDXan (18 Nov)
  • statalgo: Intro to Machine Learning and AI with #python. http://t.co/sKFJEoye http://t.co/sBUdbOAd (18 Nov)
  • jakehofman: @mikedewar the python standard library by example has many similar secrets: http://t.co/dnEVXkrw (17 Nov)
  • stefanvdwalt: ▁▂▃▅▂▇ in Python: http://t.co/aFrYDyYT (17 Nov)
  • drewconway: Very cool post by @josh_wills on using Hadoop, R and Gephi to analyze adverse drug interaction events http://t.co/Lu3rIEA9 (17 Nov)
  • MathUpdate: An interesting and educational series of webpages on the fields of mathematics. http://t.co/mV5JJolf (16 Nov)
  • flowingdata: Book: The Art of R Programming http://t.co/DZXjHBjK (16 Nov)
  • nvaroqua: I would love to have a python equivalent of numerical-tours (http://t.co/jnNUPIKK - learning signal processing through matlab experiments). (16 Nov)
  • jandot: How to Reset Mac OS X Lion to Factory Default State http://t.co/wP3jhAHn (16 Nov)
  • d_swan: Notes from the Next-Generation Sequencing Congress http://t.co/mlfNNqb1 (16 Nov)
  • planet_lisp: Nikodemus Siivola: SBCL Numeric Performance Today http://t.co/b1BrlOQ1 (16 Nov)
  • StackTeX: Great answer: Professional-looking tables with alternating row colors? http://t.co/Fkg5goQu #tables (16 Nov)
  • Neuro_Skeptic: New Neuroskeptic post: http://t.co/0KMJPB59 In which I disagree with Brendan O'Neill about mental illness (16 Nov)
  • aria42: A blast from undergrad past, I once wanted to be a logician: Model Theory PDF textbook http://t.co/ZRNFxw7I via @prismatic (16 Nov)
  • JeromyAnglim: Links to PDFs on a wide range of topics related to adaptive testing, item response theory, etc. http://t.co/XMKtQIF9 (16 Nov)
  • ChrisDiehl: "Partitioning Sparse Matrices with Eigenvectors of Graphs" - Pothen et al - 1989 [PDF] http://t.co/EaaOneE7 (16 Nov)
  • ChrisDiehl: Turns out the eigenvector for the 2nd smallest eigenvalue of a graph's Laplacian matrix has a name: Fiedler vector - http://t.co/1mtYuzHe (16 Nov)
  • jcukier: pour toi @laguirlande, résultats du marathon de @VisualizingOrg autour de la représentation d'une enquête d'opinion http://t.co/V2AWanXW (15 Nov)
  • utafrith: Exciting finding by Dehaene lab on how literacy enhances an early visual process in the brain http://t.co/CSKVf5qj (15 Nov)
  • neilfws: SciRuby: pre-alpha release http://t.co/7qwQP0pe (15 Nov)
  • cemerick: Slides from my #clojure_conj talk now online: "Modeling the world probabilistically using Bayesian networks in Clojure" http://t.co/54EdbUh2 (15 Nov)
  • StatModeling: New post: Wickham R short course: Hadley writes: I’m going to be teaching an R development master class in New Y... http://t.co/pvhHvFh6 (14 Nov)
  • deleeuwjan: Tincta text editor for OS X review http://t.co/PVAqEZ8G (14 Nov)
  • TeXtip: Common math symbols in HTML, XML, TeX, and Unicode http://t.co/u59Ki97n (14 Nov)
  • UnixToolTip: Split a text file into files with 50 lines each: split --lines=50 foo.txt (14 Nov)
  • underdarkGIS: you can now follow my blog on http://t.co/4b1uDSPr (14 Nov)
  • yokofakun: #gephi on github: http://t.co/uiV95yu7 #graph (14 Nov)
  • GetGoogleJob: Java 6 optimization tricks: http://t.co/KFbLhyqw #java #jit #optimization (14 Nov)
  • triadsou: [Biomarker] / “American Statistical Association - Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research - 3(4):569” http://t.co/TtmquBMN (14 Nov)
  • jrecursive: Translating math into code with examples in Java, Racket, Haskell and Python - http://t.co/gnc8AQx2 (14 Nov)
  • AnalysisFact: "It is by logic that we prove, but by intuition that we discover." -- Henri Poincaré (14 Nov)
  • CompSciFact: RT @TeXtip: Draw a symbol and look up its Unicode code point http://t.co/ZNp9t5XQ (12 Nov)
  • emacs_knight: Many True #Emacs Knights favor hippie-expand over dabbrev-expand. Have a look here for details http://t.co/YER62KSK (12 Nov)
  • metaoptimizeqa: Good Text Mining Blogs and Twitters http://t.co/xsOZxwix (11 Nov)
  • revodavid: Very cool. An implementation of #rstats calendar heat map http://t.co/P7P3kGZr in D3.js: http://t.co/Ou1U6mWj (11 Nov)
  • eddelbuettel: Doug Bates on Rcpp and RcppEigen for faster linear model fitting: http://t.co/nw078Oyk #rstats (11 Nov)
  • talgalili: Diagram for a Bernoulli process (using R) http://t.co/7VUoOznR (#rstats) (11 Nov)
  • yaaang: @arnabdotorg If you're still interested in langs that compile to Java, the new Eclipse Xtend may be right up your alley http://t.co/igUA2oSC (11 Nov)
  • VizWorld: ParaView 3.12.0 is Now Available! http://t.co/Eu08jZK8 (11 Nov)
  • kshameer: RT @StatFact: What every statistician should know about cross-validation http://t.co/RJIRANYQ #bioinformatics (11 Nov)
  • alexey_r: #Scala macros home page http://t.co/0FAz2TFC (10 Nov)
  • dexyit: Dexy 0.5.0 is out! New website: http://t.co/uIUeR5az New interface: http://t.co/QRyDKnQy More cowbell: http://t.co/HHykN7Mx (10 Nov)
  • climagic: man ascii # Quick access to the ASCII table. (10 Nov)
  • StatFact: Chi-square has problems when many cells have small expected counts. Equally weighted least squares works better. http://t.co/bbT22okq (10 Nov)
  • moritz_stefaner: . @JanWillemTulp @jeffclark Here are all the p5 code examples from The Generative Gestaltung book: http://t.co/nBifYN6b worth checking out! (9 Nov)
  • belleuvre: Prospective: 12 priorités de santé pour 2020 par A. Flahault, directeur de l'Ecole des hautes études en santé publique http://t.co/2DNl9u0m (9 Nov)
  • masemresearch: Bayesian Item Response Modeling Jean-Paul Fox #bayes #psychometric | @scoopit http://t.co/G0qAvNue (8 Nov)
  • FGRibreau: Don't use MongoDB http://t.co/wXYmSYB7 (7 Nov)
  • UnixToolTip: "How many 'one-liners' do I actually write? I don't know; maybe a couple dozen a day." http://t.co/TPqF1Tff // Lisp versus Awk rant (7 Nov)
  • StatFact: Testing Treatments: Nine Questions For the Authors http://t.co/3xh0Ruf8 (7 Nov)
  • alexablag: ESS help+ is rolled out, great tool for Emacs/R junkies! http://t.co/9DNz2WbM #rstats #ess #emacs (7 Nov)
  • MathUpdate: Collection of math documentaries http://t.co/ZM2KkIoA (7 Nov)
  • bkeegan: What do you get when you average 750 fonts? Averia, the most average font in the world. http://t.co/0wXzNSU1 (7 Nov)
  • bbatsov: True #Emacs Knights use M-r(move-to-window-line-top-bottom) to navigate between the center, the top and the bottom of an #Emacs window. (6 Nov)
  • emacs_knight: To insert any Unicode character into the current buffer type C-x 8 RET (ucs-insert). Both character names and code points can be specified. (6 Nov)
  • triadsou: [Logistic regression]Number of events per variable / 読もうかな / “ScienceDirect - Journal of Clinical Epidemiology : Perf…” http://t.co/6qHeam2L (6 Nov)
  • infochimps: Need a late night data set? We've got the perfect one. http://t.co/vq36n2kG (6 Nov)
  • triadsou: [Composite quantile regression mo][LASSO] / “ScienceDirect - Statistics & Probability Letters : Variable selection an…” http://t.co/9LHVkjHn (6 Nov)
  • krees: My blog post on Infosthetics: The Most Interesting Papers at InfoVis >> http://t.co/QKZplVFY #VisWeek (6 Nov)
  • mbostock: D3 2.5.0 is out! Demo of the new d3.svg.brush component with parallel coordinates: http://t.co/ajghCxEf #d3js (6 Nov)
  • mat_kelcey: @peter_c_william always ends up being lots of little ones. i think my most complex single ones was http://t.co/JPNTfNBF (6 Nov)
  • ChrisDiehl: Mixed Membership Naive Bayes Models - Shan and Banerjee - 2010 - [PDF] http://t.co/YTLPSYin (6 Nov)
  • revodavid: Nice tutorial from @datamarket on bringing public datasets into #rstats: http://t.co/0NlPeumX (6 Nov)
  • WolframResearch: Learn how to use Mathematica to analyze recent stock market trends and historical economic events. http://t.co/7sVgmrkn #economics (6 Nov)
  • TeXtip: Cunning (La)TeX tricks http://t.co/MBrH0NaN (6 Nov)
  • FGRibreau: Why the Mac App Sandbox makes me sad // I don't like where this is going http://t.co/9D6vMyxi (6 Nov)
  • BioStarQuestion: Extract similar genes from UCSC via MySQL command http://t.co/E7uwxya3 #intron #gene #length (6 Nov)
  • drewconway: Online graduate-level machine learning course from CMU's Tom Mitchell http://t.co/MhBuBYYX (5 Nov)
  • yokofakun: Should #BioStar be switched over to the StackExchange network? http://t.co/ukENprtw (5 Nov)
  • Rbloggers: Factor to class-membership matrix: (This article was first published on R snippets, and kindly contri... http://t.co/mKXGm30V #rstats (5 Nov)
  • StatModeling: New post: Insecure researchers aren’t sharing their data: Jelte Wicherts writes: I thought you might be interest... http://t.co/4NloC6i8 (5 Nov)
  • genetics_blog: RT @nutrigenomics: useful review: Software for systems biology: from tools to integrated platforms : in @NatureRevGenet http://t.co/0SdmQmRp (5 Nov)
  • BioStarQuestion: #Power calculations: #SNP x #Environment http://t.co/B5jdhTVf #powercalculation #gwas (5 Nov)
  • JohnDCook: An amazing social network http://t.co/wU8pSM2b (5 Nov)
  • CamPsych: One day course on Concerto, the open source online adaptive test development platform, Cambridge, 9th December 2011. http://t.co/wTdGPheh (5 Nov)
  • ziyuang: L1Packv2: A Mathematica package for minimizing an $\ell_1$-penalized functional http://t.co/ghGZ92jj (5 Nov)
  • genetics_blog: SomaticSniper IDs single nucleotides that differ between tumor & normal (or any two bam files) http://t.co/vgPBvrhW #gi2011 #bioinformatics (5 Nov)
  • jquery: jQuery 1.7 is now available! Read about the new features and grab it now! http://t.co/UeJOKxB8 (5 Nov)
  • ChrisDiehl: Clustering Large Attributed Graphs - An Efficient Incremental Approach - Zhou et al - ICDM 2010 - [PDF] http://t.co/SCfC3g5F (4 Nov)
  • larry_parnell: @genetics_blog our GxE db: http://t.co/JgpPfXwn http://t.co/A6JQIebF (4 Nov)
  • climagic: less -S /var/log/messages # The -S option will make less not wrap long lines. I find that it is useful when viewing log files. (4 Nov)
  • jakeporway: "Half the papers in high-end journals contained some statistical error" Good article on need for open data/analysis http://t.co/xs79oTmN (4 Nov)
  • Bill_Gardner: RT @kweintraub: Why we don't really know if there are more people with autism, or just more diagnoses. http://t.co/yrjNTVW8 (4 Nov)
  • danbenjamin: I'm writing an updated Top 10 Programming Fonts article. What's your favorite monospaced font? Please tell me here http://t.co/9e9zndbB (4 Nov)
  • siah: Taking C seriously http://t.co/XMIgVYKk (4 Nov)
  • mja: Vim turns 20. http://t.co/vm36C6Ct /via @wanderfowl (4 Nov)
  • gappy3000: Researcher of the Week: Roman Vershynin: compressed sensing, random matrix theory, geometric functional analysis http://t.co/1vJFmCqW (4 Nov)
  • atpassos_ml: Interesting result: running k-means and assigning distant points to new clusters approximates the Dirichlet Process: http://t.co/cmKQ0Vnu (4 Nov)
  • StackTeX: Blog: Printing TeX.sx threads http://t.co/Zw2TYR7k (4 Nov)
  • zyxo: Significance testing and cross validation http://t.co/tnsyu3sE two different purposes #datamining (3 Nov)
  • klein2: On my blog: Screencast: How to create a graph with rrdtool & shell scripts http://t.co/ZQGdyyaM (3 Nov)
  • timoreilly: Data Science in healthcare: new algorithm speeds up MRI scans http://t.co/XfjOBD1R (3 Nov)
  • Chris_Evelo: How to explain it to people who have no clue? Like this! RT @23andMe: What's a SNP? Need a hint? Take a look here: http://t.co/lvN5VEEG (3 Nov)
  • vsbuffalo: @suncoolsu Is that text on Springerlink? I can't see all of it. If so, could you email the PDF of chapter 10? http://t.co/phKOH1ca (3 Nov)
  • metaoptimizeqa: Distance measure for Nominal/Ordinal features. http://t.co/WU1XIpnt (3 Nov)
  • jedisct1: RT @Postbox: Postbox 3 is now available! New features for Gmail, Dropbox, LinkedIn, Evernote, etc. Check it out at: http://t.co/WQJUBvWm (2 Nov)
  • shankerblog: New post: In research, "significant effects" are often neither significant nor effects - http://t.co/71dbn5St (2 Nov)
  • onethingwell: Installing and configuring dwm on OS X - The setup looks a wee bit fiddly, but if you spend a lot of time... http://t.co/EvfXrdTL (2 Nov)
  • FGRibreau: Lisp/Scheme interpreter written in CoffeeScript /by @DmitrySoshnikov http://t.co/QPiBPjuB (2 Nov)
  • CompSciFact: Ten surprises from numerical linear algebra http://t.co/uXCq4Xeu (2 Nov)
  • peter_c_william: http://t.co/dRnMI1W5 has python solutions to some of the #mlclass programming exercises. Don't read as easily as the equivalent Octave. (2 Nov)
  • revodavid: Reading: Parallel R by Ethan McCallum and Steve Weston http://t.co/T5LhbRE9 #rstats (2 Nov)
  • runemadsen: Here's a Processing sketch that converts any image into its pixelated, 8-bit equivalent. 34 lines of code: http://t.co/SwFXJEHM (2 Nov)
  • Rbloggers: useR! 2011 – Wolfgang Huber: Genomes and phenotypes: (This article was first published on R User Grou... http://t.co/Uj3c7HxY #rstats (2 Nov)
  • hmason: Super cool -- algorithmic font generation: http://t.co/h1lU4abg (via @tom_nichols) (2 Nov)
  • CompSciFact: Free computer science lectures http://t.co/kqrzFlel (1 Nov)
  • StackTeX: Great answer: Which Lua environment should I use with LuaTeX (LuaLaTeX)? http://t.co/0SEUvBIN #luatex (1 Nov)
  • DataMiningTips: Keys to Biomedical Innovation: “Data Mining & Information Sharing ... http://t.co/4KQMu0EL (1 Nov)
  • darrenjw: "smfsb": R package for Stochastic Modelling for Systems Biology, 2nd edition, now on CRAN http://t.co/volcKZ0R #rstats (1 Nov)
  • DataJunkie: This is very useful! RT @Gephi: new layout plugin: use Graphviz inside Gephi http://t.co/tfZBEIbj (1 Nov)
  • JohnDCook: Open-source cancer research http://t.co/0xnNfKPh (1 Nov)
  • LoveStats: How cognitive illusions blind us to reason http://t.co/TJ686EMj (1 Nov)
  • ceng_l: Just learned about this http://t.co/LPSxK8J0 pretty darn cool! Check out rmedeley and rplos package @rOpenSci #rstats #opendata (1 Nov)
  • planet_lisp: Vladimir Sedach: Common Lisp is the best language to learn programming http://t.co/mSYRv1mE (1 Nov)
  • johnmyleswhite: I just posted a draft of an #rstats package to GitHub that automates text regression: http://t.co/EuuiglAi (1 Nov)
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