A bag of tweets / August 2012

2012-08-25

Here is the latest bag of tweets*, which covers August 2012.

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

  • planetclojure: Big Data on Heroku – Hadoop From Treasure Data http://t.co/5Bxm6dw4 (25 Aug)
  • jedisct1: Good recap: Some Web Development Tips http://t.co/wveNpqIm (25 Aug)
  • HNTweets: Numba: NumPy-aware optimizing compiler for Python: https://t.co/yiJ8tfL1 Comments: http://t.co/oOOXygIc (25 Aug)
  • mdreid: Wasserman on "What Every Statistician Should Know About Computer Science" (and vice versa) http://t.co/eHmNBpBq via @prismatic (25 Aug)
  • lambda_calculus: Fully Inlined Merge Sort in @racketlang http://t.co/zrI8S0Vv (25 Aug)
  • mat_kelcey: bam! gold mine! "Research at Google Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Publications" http://t.co/ArdnqyR1 (25 Aug)
  • RWW: #Evernote & Moleskine Merge Paper & Pixels in "Smart Notebook" by @ablaze http://t.co/0e4Jij52 (25 Aug)
  • jedisct1: JSB by Zynga: JavaScript bindings for C and Objective C http://t.co/qmB3HGuU (25 Aug)
  • jergason: A graph of relationships between a bunch of different probability distribution functions: http://t.co/eCY4maWI via @JohnDCook (24 Aug)
  • alignedleft: Updated all tutorial demos to use the latest version of D3. http://t.co/s6JPHyNS Let me know if you see any issues. (24 Aug)
  • onethingwell: Chirp.js - A lightweight Twitter embedding script with template support. http://t.co/Y5eC1swu (24 Aug)
  • SublimeTxtTips: RT @riyadhalnur 9 reasons you must install #SublimeText 2 http://t.co/AJbGKNYp (24 Aug)
  • cortesi: Just released pathod v0.2. Get it while it's fresh! http://t.co/xKWL3wJF (24 Aug)
  • 0x1B: Mosh mobile shell is excessively cool. Predictive, robust, roaming, low-latency terminal sessions FTW! http://t.co/lt9gzjB1 (24 Aug)
  • stefanjudis: Beautiful info graphic about node.js and why it's awesome. #nodejs http://t.co/Fb8uagAz (23 Aug)
  • olmjo: @eddelbuettel couldn't find Rcpp RNG benchmarks anyway (sorry if I missed them) so put some together myself #Rcpp: http://t.co/OImog2rz (23 Aug)
  • cemerick: Piggieback (ClojureScript support for nREPL) 0.0.2 released supporting simpler nREPL and Leiningen configuration http://t.co/q4bnGliC (23 Aug)
  • _onionesque: Little older but on a similar theme from the PNAS: "Spectral Methods in ML and new strategies for very Large Datasets" http://t.co/zS3pKy8H (23 Aug)
  • nodejs: Version 0.8.8 (Stable) http://t.co/pNmHSI4a (23 Aug)
  • jasonlong: I discovered some new Sublime Text config options in @creativityhurts' preference file: https://t.co/2DCKFArm ↬@samsoffes (23 Aug)
  • i3enhamin: Library - Home - Recline Data Explorer and Library http://t.co/gjaUQ6Hr (23 Aug)
  • jonskeet: Let's try that again... Blogged: Stack Overflow and personal email - http://t.co/LBceoTeY (23 Aug)
  • standupmaths: My new favourite Mac keyboard shortcut: Control + Shift + Eject, turns the screen completely off. No more just dimming the backlight off. (22 Aug)
  • ghoseb: Woah! Håkan Råberg is working on DEUCE, a Clojure implementation of Emacs https://t.co/Xmwlll7k (22 Aug)
  • blattnerma: Semi-supervised Clustering Ensemble by Voting #machinelearning #semisupervised http://t.co/wG6znmqP (22 Aug)
  • blattnerma: Principal Component Analysis with Noisy and/or Missing Data #machinelearning #PCA http://t.co/wNH8SamU (22 Aug)
  • Rbloggers: Creating beautiful reports from R with knitr: (This article was first published on Revolutions, and k... http://t.co/WdmUN6iE #rstats (22 Aug)
  • recology_: http://t.co/OWhBsc6m its official, Word sucks / @hadleywickham (22 Aug)
  • technomancy: Swank Clojure is deprecated in favour of nrepl.el; I blogged about why: http://t.co/hnWExgkS (22 Aug)
  • mbostock: Computing the height of a circular segment, given the area. http://t.co/BcaqSs5u (22 Aug)
  • siah: Beyond Bag-of-Words: Machine Learning for Query-Document Matching in Web Search http://t.co/0CbI32Ln (22 Aug)
  • peteskomoroch: I missed that Apache Pig 0.10 added Bloom Filters as a built in, very handy: http://t.co/DT70d2ns (22 Aug)
  • mikko: The 21st International Obfuscated C Code Contest is on: http://t.co/QoWQLgrd Cc: @linustorvalds (22 Aug)
  • davidandrzej: Online Learning and Online Convex Optimization (survey/tutorial by Shai Shalev-Shwartz) http://t.co/Jc8pd8Yg (22 Aug)
  • kevinmontrose: Stack Overflow Machine Learning contest is live! http://t.co/bYPeYooV Help us help machines help you. #stackoverflow #stackexchange (22 Aug)
  • onethingwell: Mountain Growl - Display Growl notifications in Mountain Lion's Notification Centre. http://t.co/mPac7U65 (22 Aug)
  • SciPyTip: Resources for learning NumPy http://t.co/yFUdq6nq (22 Aug)
  • kaishin: @chenluois The piece I wrote entirely on @Mou is up ;) http://t.co/Yz2jkkgG (22 Aug)
  • zoltanvarju: The Two Cultures of Mathematics (pdf) https://t.co/8GuxTEuJ (22 Aug)
  • mxlearn: Streaming Data Mining Tutorial slides (and more) http://t.co/Wo62ijNz (22 Aug)
  • kingtim: nrepl.el 0.1.3 released: eldoc support, persistent repl history, stdin support and more https://t.co/QN7LJWAv available on marmalade/melpa (22 Aug)
  • CedricKiefer: Coral is an open-source visual programming environment http://t.co/Mneyibhw (22 Aug)
  • moorejh: #genetics #genomics MT @westr @RichmondDoc “Your ZIP code is more important than your genetic code” for your health: http://t.co/6iT0RUxG (22 Aug)
  • jboner: Atomic Scala - a new Scala book by Bruce Eckel in the works: http://t.co/7yTR5AgK #scala (21 Aug)
  • zoltanvarju: Getting Started with R and #Hadoop #rstats http://t.co/f6BcYqUq (21 Aug)
  • josephreisinger: really pretty intro to bias/variance; someone should do this for all of learning theory http://t.co/ZYAkk7KV via @mxlearn (21 Aug)
  • blattnerma: Measuring quality, reputation and trust in online communities #ranking #bipartitenetwork #reputation http://t.co/lDYFCbZ5 (21 Aug)
  • neilfws: Reproducibility: releasing code is just part of the solution http://t.co/5nLMFtMe (21 Aug)
  • moorejh: RT @cboettig No evidence journals with higher rejection rates publish higher impact work http://t.co/4kVt2cQ5 http://t.co/J1DHbGCH (21 Aug)
  • awiltsch: The full IPython notebook is here: https://t.co/bC8PhqBf (21 Aug)
  • CompSciFact: Short introduction to topology for computer science grad students http://t.co/EWRN2s4n (21 Aug)
  • mxlearn: Learning from Data Textbook http://t.co/E9zlYgfg (21 Aug)
  • jedisct1: RT @codepo8: Sublimetext user? Want to write better code? http://t.co/Yfsi4im8 - you are welcome. (21 Aug)
  • kdnuggets: Eight Principles of Data Visualization, including understanding domain, show the data, show comparisons, layers ... http://t.co/SEh39LaA (21 Aug)
  • onethingwell: Geeknote - Geeknote is an open source command line client for Evernote. http://t.co/TxOfxUZW (21 Aug)
  • StatFact: Clinical trials: enrollment targets vs. valid hypothesis testing http://t.co/ozlllyer by @randomjohn (21 Aug)
  • UnixToolTip: sed debugger: http://t.co/XCq022JN (21 Aug)
  • recology_: My gitspective @github #git http://t.co/Q2fxnoB6 (20 Aug)
  • blattnerma: Distance Metric Learning for Kernel Machines #machinelearning #classification http://t.co/LqkJpx7D (20 Aug)
  • crnixon: I've decided to write a book using Leanpub, which has a cool model of constant book delivery during writing. https://t.co/mhzlDQB1 (20 Aug)
  • genetics_blog: A mixed-model approach for genome-wide association studies of correlated traits in structured populations http://t.co/TbyL9SZ4 (20 Aug)
  • igrigorik: calculating prime numbers, in Vim.. explained: http://t.co/15YysyNp - clever stuff, and a woot for vimgolf! (19 Aug)
  • anarchivist: ported 2nd Processing sketch that @swannodette taught us in @ktcoders workshop to ruby-processing. https://t.co/rrBlKPqq #wildsaturdaynight (19 Aug)
  • planetclojure: Noir tutorial - part 2 http://t.co/GUhiCkL9 (19 Aug)
  • moorejh: RT @Stephen_Curry: "placing too much emphasis on publication in high impact factor journals is a recipe for disaster" http://t.co/DopgDtjv (19 Aug)
  • zoltanvarju: Using Word Clouds for Topic Modeling Results http://t.co/RfqfOfnc via @prismatic (19 Aug)
  • hmCuesta: FREE ebook - Understanding Big Data https://t.co/IKbBhX19 (19 Aug)
  • siah: "Processing a Trillion Cells per Mouse Click" http://t.co/usPEKUVG (Kudos to @atpassos_ml for the link) (19 Aug)
  • patrickDurusau: Health Data Sources #topicmaps #healthcare #health - http://t.co/CZHV68jm (19 Aug)
  • hmCuesta: Introduction to Parallel Computing https://t.co/pNrwzzBw (19 Aug)
  • leonardsouza: Custom Sublime Text Build Systems For Popular Tools And Languages » http://t.co/O4XjBVZR - yaaaaaah booyeee (19 Aug)
  • freakonometrics: "P-values as frequentist measures" http://t.co/pBYGwHBR see also Bergers's http://t.co/eubacyKu (19 Aug)
  • jedisct1: MPlayerX leaves the Mac App Store: http://t.co/sS1qCGtM (18 Aug)
  • vgoklani: very nice! -> I did not know that ipython has %magic commands for cython! see this notebook for details: http://t.co/l5ID0Kkl #python (18 Aug)
  • centerofmath: An Intuitive Approach to Euler's Formula -- http://t.co/KtcT8AFQ #mathchat (18 Aug)
  • ibdknox: Meet #LightTable 0.1.0 - a new take on the development workflow. http://t.co/XElwnmPc #Clojure (18 Aug)
  • onethingwell: XDisplay - Turn an iPad into a second display for your OS X or Windows 7 computer. http://t.co/iUESEhfT (18 Aug)
  • gawbul: Vim and Vi Tips: Essential Vim and Vi Editor Skills, 2nd ed. free on @AmazonUK http://t.co/PgxrqUiO http://t.co/50hzFQ1x (18 Aug)
  • warshauerm: @outoftheverse and @stat110 Coolest thing I have seen today: a font that effortlessly generates elegant data graphics. http://t.co/MMnaUT6b (18 Aug)
  • onethingwell: A pair of bash functions that let you quickly read an RSS feed at the command line - http://t.co/VjOirxW6 (18 Aug)
  • StatModeling: New post: Graphs showing uncertainty using lighter intensities for the lines that go further from the center, to... http://t.co/J1P76Vv0 (18 Aug)
  • eddelbuettel: More on ranking CRAN packages by counts of reverse Depends: and this time with source code http://t.co/DOgOKTv9 #rstats #rcpp (17 Aug)
  • recology_: Gmvault v1.7-beta, Gmail backup simply: The initial version I wanted to build http://t.co/Q4yFe7bw (17 Aug)
  • recology_: Syntactic: A lexical categorizer with a pretty visualization http://t.co/MAoofJrH (17 Aug)
  • gappy3000: I am sorry data scientists, but for serious numerical stuff there's no substitute. Real Programmers really use Fortran. http://t.co/rnHJJzpv (17 Aug)
  • neilfws: Twitter coverage of the ISMB 2012 meeting: some statistics http://t.co/DFHj5ZMa (16 Aug)
  • Atabey_Kaygun: Patterns for research in machine learning http://t.co/9nF38vJP (15 Aug)
  • timgluz: Cassandra Data Modeling Best Practices, Part 2 http://t.co/rJwTnPkh via @prismatic (15 Aug)
  • ramhiser: As I noted on my blog at http://t.co/qtjIm5Zd, I will be posting solutions to selected problems from Ewens and Grant -- http://t.co/2mtxCoZ2 (15 Aug)
  • emililix: A quine relay through: Ruby → Python → Perl → Lua → OCaml → Haskell → C → Java → Brainfuck → Whitespace → Unlambda http://t.co/5TrpJu1G (15 Aug)
  • neilfws: Some Quirks of the R Language http://t.co/aj3KjkYc (15 Aug)
  • domenic: I updated my repo for the "Understanding @nodejs" class I taught yesterday with lots of links and resources! https://t.co/uuJ1Frxu (15 Aug)
  • t3kcit: Jake from sklearn also started blogging. His first post compares speed of numpy and cython using the new memory views: http://t.co/7BzYpaRe (15 Aug)
  • ethanwhite: Automatically share my iPython Notebooks as Gists rendered directly in the browser?!? http://t.co/lLhCWrhb I love you iPython dev team! (14 Aug)
  • DrBunsen: D3 and iPython: <https://t.co/YFwdEtaP http://t.co/evnt5ymj (14 Aug)
  • signmagazine: Significance 9:4 - special issue on Big Data - is now available online. Free access for RSS and ASA members http://t.co/vaVa53aQ (13 Aug)
  • neilfws: On this day: Perth was founded http://t.co/pRs6NTjO (13 Aug)
  • w_a_s_t_e: The best way to learn Python /via @benjamin_ds http://t.co/jSNs572j (13 Aug)
  • harlantwood: Sweet minimal markdown editor with @github auth integration -- http://t.co/jjWtaXqL -- makes gihub markdown as CMS accessible to non-geeks (11 Aug)
  • fbahr: read this: http://t.co/J4it127i - and immediately installed this: http://t.co/kMPK4lv3 (10 Aug)
  • mbostock: D3 2.10 is out! 14 examples of what’s new: https://t.co/rq5sB2pB #d3js (10 Aug)
  • torstenseemann: Awesome compilation of key #bioinformatics publications http://t.co/Ap68n7N4 (10 Aug)
  • peter_c_william: I am looking forward to a quiet day of programming http://t.co/RQ8xLoF2 (10 Aug)
  • jedisct1: jQuery 1.8 released: http://t.co/doVnhz4a (10 Aug)
  • vsbuffalo: Why you shouldn't rewrite your code: http://t.co/ACk4IbCB #goodread (10 Aug)
  • dabeaz: New project: Bitey. Import LLVM bitcode directly as a Python extension module. https://t.co/hANxOizg (10 Aug)
  • bmcdeepak: Another chapter done, Processing 2.0 book @processing @processingtips (10 Aug)
  • julian_urbano: DiffPDF: an open-source and cross-platform tool to visually compare PDF files http://t.co/7OwOLonR Great with Latex and version control (10 Aug)
  • reborg: The last Clojure weekly is out! http://t.co/EcBwODmn In this issue: leiningen, bit of clj history, special forms, block comments, namespaces (9 Aug)
  • ptaoussanis: vert.x, a fast JVM async framework with APIs for Ruby, Java, Groovy, JavaScript and Python (Clojure apparently coming) http://t.co/hegHJy16 (9 Aug)
  • irr: Transform Ubuntu 12.04 Into Mac OS X Lion http://t.co/OUZNSluU (9 Aug)
  • CompSciFact: "Pascal is for building pyramids ... Lisp is for building organisms." -- Alan Perlis http://t.co/b8LBd7fn (9 Aug)
  • derpapst: New programming jargon: http://t.co/UlhSCQYJ (8 Aug)
  • driven_by_data: Still looking for an awesome markdown editor for Mac OS X? Mou by @chenluois is what you need. Will donate right away.. http://t.co/ugLqj4no (8 Aug)
  • jrecursive: Soot: a Java Optimization Framework - http://t.co/5eKKBY4a (8 Aug)
  • planetclojure: On mixing Clojure and Java http://t.co/YJ7vJgPe (8 Aug)
  • fonnesbeck: @vsbuffalo If you’re looking for knitr for Python, then Pythontex is as close as you will get at the moment: https://t.co/ajUmSukI (8 Aug)
  • mbostock: @mbostock And for comparison purposes: http://t.co/2oUkuOLe (8 Aug)
  • wesmckinn: Pay attention: Facet, a nice interface to WebGL for graphics: http://t.co/UN9krkuU #nyosp #js (8 Aug)
  • DataJunkie: RT @Altons: Statistical analysis made easy in Python with SciPy and pandas DataFrames http://t.co/LLBkWSN1 via @zite (8 Aug)
  • jedisct1: RT @hugdubois: Mongoose 3.0.0 is out! http://t.co/h8AyBmHR (8 Aug)
  • revodavid: Interesting analysis of traffic on the #rstats mailing list. BDR is most active responder, "c" most common function: http://t.co/q22rJ0gW (8 Aug)
  • mariofusco: Functional programming books review http://t.co/f0LjaNLc (8 Aug)
  • stat110: neat visualization of the prime numbers: http://t.co/IXGeMotG (7 Aug)
  • irr: Node and Express Tips http://t.co/tPg9sGLx (7 Aug)
  • pvhee: Best #maps clustering I've seen and a joy to play around with in @LeafletJS https://t.co/rGpvvtUV \cc @daveleaver (6 Aug)
  • zoltanvarju: Clojure Magic http://t.co/U8YUKRtx (6 Aug)
  • underdarkGIS: tweet space-time cubes explained #dataviz #processing http://t.co/sDsUQnPF (6 Aug)
  • SciPyTip: Four ways of connecting Python to other languages http://t.co/RVJq5IHn (6 Aug)
  • stolee: I've started a new blog about computational combinatorics: http://t.co/DpZtilhn (6 Aug)
  • FGRibreau: OS X Mountain Lion: Data Loss via 'Save As' http://t.co/Gyxvjw38 // I laughed so hard. (6 Aug)
  • jrecursive: dot2tex - A Graphviz to LaTeX converter - http://t.co/UCh6oFf3 (5 Aug)
  • zoltanvarju: Data driven programming in Haskell http://t.co/HhM3gSlt (5 Aug)
  • jrecursive: Hoopl: A Modular, Reusable Library for Dataflow Analysis and Transformation - http://t.co/iScOEERK (PDF) (5 Aug)
  • mheadd: Easily convert shapefiles or MS access files into simple, clean useful CSV. Thanks @maxogden and @jllord. http://t.co/pmWCHT2z #opendata (5 Aug)
  • patrickDurusau: Scala: Introduction to Scala for Java Programmers #topicmaps #Scala #Java - http://t.co/N945AqUZ (5 Aug)
  • hmCuesta: POSIX Threads Programming Tutorial https://t.co/F5FCpsvc (5 Aug)
  • vsbuffalo: IPython videos here: http://t.co/4PaS5HuW (5 Aug)
  • ramhiser: The best textbook on basic probability that I have encountered. It’s free! http://t.co/UB6qDhUn (5 Aug)
  • Jiaaro: Human Brain mapped: Has a grid-like structure http://t.co/je61L5tI (5 Aug)
  • timgluz: Mixture Models: The Twilight Zone of Statistics http://t.co/ZJYEJBiT (5 Aug)
  • irr: Javathcript - Javascript with a lisp http://t.co/VhTcZNau (5 Aug)
  • gutelius: Yes, I was hacked. Hard. http://t.co/c06kuKah (5 Aug)
  • TeXtip: Beautiful documentation http://t.co/KeLBnIe3 via @johnmyleswhite (5 Aug)
  • mheadd: @philipashlock Use Google Refine to load your CSV data into #CouchDB. https://t.co/1O36tVIN /cc: @maxogden (4 Aug)
  • JMP_software: Evolution of statistical graphics & visual #analytics at #JSM2012: http://t.co/DSxDW06T #statistics #datavisualization (4 Aug)
  • MongoDB: The Little MongoDB Book: a free ebook http://t.co/8FEN8VRp (4 Aug)
  • GreatestQuotes: "A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do." - Bob Dylan (4 Aug)
  • newsycombinator: Sorting improvements in PostgreSQL 9.2: the case for micro-optimisation http://t.co/Y30ioaXK (2 Aug)
  • TwitterOSS: we recently open sourced TwitterCLDR which helps improve internationalization support in Ruby http://t.co/fruULbmd (2 Aug)
  • statpumpkin: twitter text mining used to track the election, and doing pretty well http://t.co/NaglKWtS (2 Aug)
  • moneyscience: #mathbabe vs Cosma Shalizi on data science and #statistics cont... #stats #quant http://t.co/dUP38Fdz (1 Aug)
  • vsbuffalo: iCloud's Back to My Mac service features CL tools and a private IPv6 network, usable with SSH: http://t.co/vpYYP61O (1 Aug)
  • SciPyTip: RT @walkingrandomly: Octave (free MATLAB) JIT compiler is coming along nicely http://t.co/BTRBsCfh (1 Aug)
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