A bag of tweets / August 2013

2013-08-26

Here is the latest bag of tweets*, which covers August 2013.

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

  • ConcejeroPedro: gReat! free (big)data http://t.co/YxoG7aAUMY including ufo reports. No need to re- and ab-use the Airlines Data, there are alternatives! (26 Aug)
  • denisparra: "@Rbloggers: Using JavaScript visualization libraries with R: (first published on Recipes, sc... http://t.co/MmA817U0Po #rstats" cc @shoha99 (26 Aug)
  • ConcejeroPedro: The first MOOC from a New Zealand university is Data Mining with Weka http://t.co/lQmA3bAxim (26 Aug)
  • tillnm: Processing sketch for visualizing @movesapp tracking data by @feltron https://t.co/sGro6p9KfP (26 Aug)
  • zaxtax: pystan (python wrapper for stan) 0.2 released http://t.co/MjhL9F1LLI (26 Aug)
  • WaynetteTubbs: SAS Samples49986: SAS Drug Development - Extracts information from Study Tagging XML file and... http://t.co/xdn6BjeDVK #sastip #sasusers (25 Aug)
  • GaelVaroquaux: http://t.co/zybOTWWRWW: one-stop material to learn scientific Python—Preview release for #EuroSciPy : improved html layout and numpy chapter (21 Aug)
  • astrieanna: In Julia, you can see the AST, llvm IR, and native assembly for any generic (named) function: http://t.co/gSc9j5ANMv #julialang (21 Aug)
  • vgoklani: Nice blog post: “Real-time Twitter heat map with MongoDB” (with accompanying #python code) http://t.co/FVk4lwGfOq (21 Aug)
  • JonesZM: deliberate git. good talk/post http://t.co/3QKQwn9EXw (21 Aug)
  • TechnologicDesk: Learning IPython for Interactive Computing and Data #Visualization : Review http://t.co/YE7MSCHYOO (21 Aug)
  • EGouillart: #euroscipy : temporary location of scikit-image tutorial is http://t.co/YU3wVCaa5H (waiting for merging in http://t.co/c9PaoMdBt1) (21 Aug)
  • genetics_blog: Anyone used https://t.co/TzGBW1ZX2P? Value added over markdown + pandoc + git + github? (21 Aug)
  • RickWicklin: Just reread this article. Nice diagrams that explain local vs global variables in #programming http://t.co/oOxsrJCrcu #sastip (21 Aug)
  • FCLAbook: Version 3.10 is now available for Fall classes. Online version is vastly improved, http://t.co/wysFivvoDM (21 Aug)
  • kwbroman: Blog: An #rstats tip: "[" and "[[" with the apply() functions http://t.co/X8C06WSXGh (20 Aug)
  • MacDiva: This tutorial on cleaning data with OpenRefine is useful: http://t.co/CHr5HbF7zk /ht @Adam_Crymble @arnicas (20 Aug)
  • genetics_blog: Choosing the ideal permutation strategy while estimating statistical significance of genome-wide enrichment http://t.co/Wl69Dcj9l2 (20 Aug)
  • writelatex: Looking for help with typography? Butterick's Practical Typography is a great book, and is available in full online: http://t.co/DsVqWk1r3S (20 Aug)
  • kwbroman: I enjoyed reading @ctitusbrown’s slides on social media and open science. http://t.co/fi5G2pOydO (20 Aug)
  • Rbloggers: The PISA2003lite package is released. Let’s explore!: (This article was first published on Smarte... http://t.co/DSKABzWofg #rstats (20 Aug)
  • moorejh: #datamining #machinelearning MT @algonpaje: An overview of Association Rules in R http://t.co/70PPSTh0Wz #Rstats (19 Aug)
  • mdreid: Pure and Applied Mathematics see a mountain. Pure: "If I go back, I'll see a way around" Applied: "If I get closer, I'll see a way through" (19 Aug)
  • blattnerma: High dimensional Sparse Gaussian Graphical Mixture Model #machinelearning http://t.co/2jkppQyVp6 (18 Aug)
  • planetclojure: Comparative Literate Programming http://t.co/603vjfhxLd (18 Aug)
  • t3kcit: Just added an example solving the "snakes" dataset from the Decision Tree Fields paper to pystruct: https://t.co/PsSdnPsxTC (18 Aug)
  • trent_hauck: Quick hitter: notes on handling date/time delta in numpy and regular python: http://t.co/3WOGZfHsdG (17 Aug)
  • Crad: Great post on writing open-source Python apps: http://t.co/452iEeSldo (17 Aug)
  • zentree: 'Cello: Higher level programming in C'. <http://t.co/8gWHsjCXBk #C (17 Aug)
  • kevin2kane: Using R in drug development submissions to the FDA. Interesting... <http://t.co/7NMSBnJrnW (17 Aug)
  • EpiFunky: How to report a Bayesian analysis: Teaching why <http://t.co/EKvi3YTmLu (17 Aug)
  • juliansgamble: I'm announcing my book, 'Clojure Recipes' which is due to go on sale on Amazon in Jan 2014. <http://t.co/qhkJ9PHiCx Follow @ClojureRecipes (17 Aug)
  • statisticsblog: R for marketers - Item Response Modeling of Brand Perceptions. <http://t.co/bLdFTqy4pw #r #rstats #marketing (15 Aug)
  • planetclojure: Clojure: Thinking in Hashmaps <http://t.co/18P4BKBIDS (15 Aug)
  • mbostock: Two approaches to brush with snap-to-boundary: smooth <http://t.co/9WYNp9kZLR or immediate <http://t.co/ydOqqIlqzx #d3js (15 Aug)
  • OlivierVerdier: Slides: (comprehensive) introduction to TikZ <http://t.co/b2VCRJcTZ2 #LaTeX (15 Aug)
  • drago_carlo: R packages for Structural Equation Model <http://t.co/xf9NOfKE65 via @prismatic #Statistics #SEM #Modeling #Rstats (12 Aug)
  • HNTweets: Julia and Python: a dynamic duo for scientific computing: <http://t.co/xWz8EfwUZQ Comments: <https://t.co/nKPkPEL0d2 (12 Aug)
  • getpy: "From Source to Code: How CPython's Compiler Works," a slide deck by @brettsky: <http://t.co/ks1MCeBqgR (12 Aug)
  • msgbi: Open Courses in #Math <http://t.co/gEUeXokRnJ (12 Aug)
  • justinvincent: TextBlob, Natural language processing made simple in Python <http://t.co/OB23llONJk (11 Aug)
  • bmabey: @johnmyleswhite I love all the real life examples! I recently did a pres on PCA w/R that seems complimentary to yours <http://t.co/lOYvNJb81u (11 Aug)
  • samuelcrane: This is useful. Programming for Biologists by @ethanwhite <http://t.co/3jWoeXidDb (11 Aug)
  • johnmyleswhite: Posted the IJulia slides for my upcoming talk to the @hackerschool students on "The Joy of Matrix Analysis": <https://t.co/5UtASd9KfQ (11 Aug)
  • moebio: ASCII texts generator (lot of typographies) <http://t.co/gJpY9dH92E /via @shawnbot (11 Aug)
  • AmstatNews: Cleveland workshop: Introduction to Statistical Computing with R and Bioconductor <http://t.co/0eZvy2NcJE (11 Aug)
  • zaxtax: @johnmyleswhite @tdhopper also watch the lectures <http://t.co/vu6dG8okQQ - really good and again very complementary to his textbook (11 Aug)
  • b__k: I wrote up notes on writing #C macros that take several variable-length lists of arguments: <http://t.co/UqCK6K7Qgu #UsefulSyntacticMinutiæ (11 Aug)
  • py3k: relatorio - A templating library able to output odt and pdf files pypi: http://t.co/Ur208To7o3 www: http://t.co/JK08fEVMu6 #python (11 Aug)
  • msgbi: RT @newsycombinator: Getting started with Clojure http://t.co/acpLlPLGmm (11 Aug)
  • HNTweets: Awesome text-based terminal screencasts: http://t.co/RKB3CziRbq Comments: https://t.co/JdGmX7ZNoC (11 Aug)
  • drago_carlo: NumPy is Core: Lessons from Python for Data Science http://t.co/tfAqKCZHCE via @prismatic #DataScience #Python (11 Aug)
  • mfenner: Last tweet should have been: Tweeting biomedicine: an analysis of tweets and citations in the biomedical literature http://t.co/J1CMjsWHjP (10 Aug)
  • mlhetland: PEP 450: Adding A Statistics Module To The Standard Library http://t.co/cuTGKX9Lfj (10 Aug)
  • recology_: some nice #bash history tricks http://t.co/Ys95uwseZ8 (10 Aug)
  • Atabey_Kaygun: New post: Linear Discriminant Analysis in R http://t.co/mK6H90Tqfo (10 Aug)
  • dominikus: new blog post: how we optimized the HTML5 version of the OECD Better-Life-Index visualization http://t.co/gpWZO7vZol (9 Aug)
  • simplystats: Embarrassing typos reveal the dangers of the lonely data analyst http://t.co/wncgBqJoZU (9 Aug)
  • StatsBlogs: Data Scientists and Statisticians: Can’t We All Just Get Along http://t.co/JVMIMCLjJB (9 Aug)
  • mgrafit: Upcoming talk on interactive #dataviz (incl #d3js exples) in clinical #biostat at ISCB34 (9 Aug)
  • bffo: I must applaud #PLOScb 4 a software art. | #rstat #bioconductor | Software 4 Computing & Annotating Genomic Ranges | http://t.co/JpcuvaiPtd (9 Aug)
  • BrianTRice: @SeanTAllen I think you generally want http://t.co/UGMoh8DLM6 (9 Aug)
  • SeanTAllen: "#Git Cheat Sheet" => http://t.co/zMsywS2bfJ (9 Aug)
  • IPythonDev: IPython 1.0 is out. Everything is going according to plan. http://t.co/whSdvFTxhb (9 Aug)
  • enjalot: one of the best compilations of #d3js learning materials I've seen http://t.co/srQExlnpft (9 Aug)
  • mxlearn: A blog post explaining the Cheng and Church biclustering algorithm http://t.co/fJw3ih5SHC (8 Aug)
  • timelyportfolio: With a line this time| Timely Portfolio #Rstats #gridSVG #d3js Line Reverse Data Bind http://t.co/b3w1xVMAsw @ramnath_vaidya (8 Aug)
  • markmarkoh: Full screen demo of animating arcs on a map in #d3js datamaps: http://t.co/8UZIoSCLOk (Uses @jaffathecake's hack http://t.co/7oGds9JDt6) (8 Aug)
  • albertocairo: "The plural of anecdote is not data" (OK, it's not among the 11 principles, but it is so prevalent in journalism...) http://t.co/Ht992QcQbE (8 Aug)
  • kevin_ushey: Print the tree structure of nested lists in #rstats by name -- an awesome function from #stackoverflow http://t.co/EPZGcqo7hb (8 Aug)
  • daveinstpaul: Proof without words that arctan(1/2)+arctan(1/5)+arctan(1/8) = pi/4 http://t.co/IJ3U0Brq45 (8 Aug)
  • jakevdp: From @GaelVaroquaux: a nice summary and benchmarking of new features in the recent @scikit_learn 0.14 release: http://t.co/Qnz1NisYtB (8 Aug)
  • MacDiva: Change your Mac desktop wallpaper with a satellite view of where you are (with Github repo!): http://t.co/NTtR6ue2ZN (8 Aug)
  • timelyportfolio: Timely Portfolio: #rstats on Your iPhone (Not the Way You Think) http://t.co/aA72k9FP4z (8 Aug)
  • tapoueh: Meet the #MySQL to #PostgreSQL Migration Toolkit! http://t.co/oCQ8HsPeaV (8 Aug)
  • mat_kelcey: @tdhopper http://t.co/jPQHR8C8t5 is still my all time fav book on NLP (8 Aug)
  • vsbuffalo: My article on Unix, named pipes, and process substitution, which are freakin' awesome in #bioinformatics processing: http://t.co/KfvtT9iYwy (8 Aug)
  • yoavram: Bootswatch lets you make #twitterbootstrap look a little less like #twitterbootstrap in 2 mins http://t.co/FEg3Lzl2u6 via @thomashpark (8 Aug)
  • DataWL: JSM 2013 – Wednesday: I was able to attend a continuing education short course workshops at the... http://t.co/Eb8Wo64u3h #bigdata #data (8 Aug)
  • glouppe: Scikit-Learn 0.14 is finally out: faster decision trees, AdaBoost, RBMs, missing value imputation and much more! http://t.co/ZSZ5SHKDnx (8 Aug)
  • JustGlowing: http://t.co/jroehVoYPx *args and **kwargs in python explained (8 Aug)
  • tavisrudd: Excellent design overviews of GHC <http://t.co/Em3rqMFwSv and LLVM http://t.co/oVFP3h4TZO? Worth reading together (8 Aug)
  • siah: Online Experiments: Practical Lessons http://t.co/3Ntz3nY6QQ (8 Aug)
  • MaxCountryman: Why Clojure Will Win -- http://t.co/VIqjDii4yH (8 Aug)
  • SamuelLeach: @moritz_stefaner I like twitter Typeahead. Example in https://t.co/SKQy9u0UOR http://t.co/GvONVxAPWk (7 Aug)
  • shashashasha: @moritz_stefaner I've used this before, does this look useful? http://t.co/tH7P830jdy (7 Aug)
  • danielszmu: brew install clojurescript => cljsc, browser-repl and repljs available from anywhere on a mac. /cc @swannodette https://t.co/e1CozzzYQD (7 Aug)
  • hmCuesta: MapReduce The Programming Model and Practice http://t.co/gToUtjDdAF (7 Aug)
  • Viral_B_Shah: Julia + iPython notebook, now with graphics. Must see: http://t.co/M3mT3mGoez (7 Aug)
  • newsycombinator: A Tmux Crash Course http://t.co/yVEqCxG4RH (7 Aug)
  • phylorich: Install #rstats on OSX from command line (e.g., remote access machine): sudo installer -pkg R-3.0.1.pkg -target / (7 Aug)
  • Rbloggers: Cronbach to the future: (This article was first published on Psychological Statistics, and kindly... http://t.co/yBts09nEjd #rstats (7 Aug)
  • technomancy: Enjoying the new CC-licensed Real World OCaml book: http://t.co/i1MZGWkk1u Library ecosystem has come a long way since I tried it last too. (7 Aug)
  • simplystats: From Citizen Statistician: JSM 2013 - Day 2 http://t.co/AsbXuWG2G0 (6 Aug)
  • statisticsblog: How do deal with sparse matrices? as<>() and wrap() can help! http://t.co/plWDzDxeQ9 #spare #r (6 Aug)
  • visualisingdata: Updated collection of sites and services for accessing data. Thanks to @rsimmon and many others for recent additions http://t.co/OitjfEqQxw (6 Aug)
  • openscience: If you missed: @f1000 have launched @F1000Trials for evidence from clinical trials [PDF] http://t.co/gNiC7UC76C #AllTrials #openscience (6 Aug)
  • gawbul: Python modules worth learning! http://t.co/mVyQ4Mc8Me (6 Aug)
  • abmathewks: Outlier Detection : A Survey http://t.co/JaGemN02nh (6 Aug)
  • Viral_B_Shah: A nice blog post to get started with importing data into #julialang: http://t.co/YmPqdqdoj8 (6 Aug)
  • kdnuggets: Different Forks of R: CRAN, Revolution, Oracle, TIBCO, pqR, SAP, Netezza ... will SAS create its R version? #rstats http://t.co/vtvfGX3O9N (6 Aug)
  • kdnuggets: New version of R Reference Card for Data Mining #rstats, now with links to CRAN, MapReduce & Hadoop packages http://t.co/nXuYpybT3R (6 Aug)
  • badosa: JSON-stat now also on the #server ! Introducing the #JSONstat Node.js Module https://t.co/9gZup5cV0o #nodejs #stats #opendata #module #npm (6 Aug)
  • kwbroman: I love @russolsen’s Eloquent Ruby. Every good programming language needs a book like this. http://t.co/IDe35wkT0U (6 Aug)
  • jkiernander: New Dimple Example - Bar Labels http://t.co/FmQWXLyxX2 #dimplejs #d3js #analytics #bi #chart #infographics #dataviz (6 Aug)
  • jseabold: Monte Carlo Estimates of Log Determinants (of Sparse Matrices) in Python [blog post] http://t.co/v3Sc7UIdat (6 Aug)
  • timelyportfolio: Timely Portfolio: I Want #ggplot2 #lattice and #d3js (#gridSVG Glue) http://t.co/r24MfKZriI #rstats @jaredlander @ramnath_vaidya (6 Aug)
  • irr: Intro to CoffeeScript http://t.co/hC6gfU5DwN (6 Aug)
  • triadsou: [Permutation methods] / “Robust inference from multiple test statistics via permutations: a better alternative to t…” http://t.co/a4GF6uVAZ1 (6 Aug)
  • SeanTAllen: "An inline REPL for JavaScript, PHP, Ruby & more in Sublime Text 2 and 3" => http://t.co/nL14ZvBzun (6 Aug)
  • SeanTAllen: "Lipstick: Netflix's Pig workflow visualization tool" => http://t.co/1kjRqcKCQk (6 Aug)
  • recology_: http://t.co/yXwIq9wVZF written in #python #esa2013 sweet (6 Aug)
  • data_wizard: Hooked on these podcasts about R http://t.co/ZB5jLkzwVL #fb #R (6 Aug)
  • squarecog: Hive query dag visualization support just got merged to @ambrose ! Thanks, Lorand. https://t.co/qQjodJZamw (5 Aug)
  • iand: @mattfarina take a look at http://t.co/GqdrXGqPOy which I authored. Maybe useful (5 Aug)
  • lizardbill: Tutorial: Implementing a language with LLVM http://t.co/HHsZLOuYQP (5 Aug)
  • SublimeTxtTips: RT @juanriaza RT @RossC0: Switching to Sublime Text 3 in 5 easy steps: http://t.co/HPJLMLRX0U #sublimetext (5 Aug)
  • iand: Discovered that github can detect a CONTRIBUTING file and show a link to it when people open issues or pull requests https://t.co/rMaSQZoCyN (5 Aug)
  • badosa: JSON-stat Javascript Toolkit v. 0.5.3 is out https://t.co/MLnPqAbYZC #stats #opendata #dataviz #json #data #cube #jsonstat #lib #tools #js (5 Aug)
  • ChrisGandrud: New version of #rstats d3Network on CRAN http://t.co/eDPneBYNBO New Trees and Clustered Dendrograms. Examples: http://t.co/fkO2oILzPw (5 Aug)
  • neilfws: Bookmarked: Background to two-by-two tables http://t.co/2IEdVVZcE6 (5 Aug)
  • newsycombinator: Dropbox Uploader: Bash script to upload, download, list, delete from Dropbox https://t.co/9gh3PMskMC (5 Aug)
  • ramnath_vaidya: @jaredlander Some work has already been done on this http://t.co/3WBFHwPoVo (5 Aug)
  • ramnath_vaidya: @recology_ @tslumley @hadleywickham Short summary of the talks https://t.co/Ky8AOHYSXT (4 Aug)
  • planetclojure: Incanter 1.5.2 (bugfix release) http://t.co/6nsIsuK4te (4 Aug)
  • tslumley: #jsm2013 Hadley Wickham talks about big data. http://t.co/TIGbguRqHV So do I, but my slides aren't up yet. (4 Aug)
  • mfenner: New blog post: Automatically list all your publications in your blog. Using new jekyll-orcid plugin. http://t.co/scuIpPVvf2 (4 Aug)
  • nicferrier: today I am releasing http://t.co/9PmCTi5fW8 - a series of short videos about emacs, blogged about here http://t.co/TGAB0JVCBF (4 Aug)
  • ArtProgramming: Functional C Programming: Higher order functions, closures, lifted types… - http://t.co/sy9N3xs76p (4 Aug)
  • climagic: find . -name '*.pdf' -exec pdftotext {} - \; | grep "search term" # grep multiple pdf files #guestweek (4 Aug)
  • tslumley: My #jsm2013 poster is on http://t.co/TXNUpApLCL And comments are now possible (we'll see if this was a mistake) (4 Aug)
  • JustGlowing: A simple and easy way of distributing Python tasks http://t.co/AGyTsYVOhV (4 Aug)
  • Atabey_Kaygun: Statistical meta-mathematics? http://t.co/Avv2aXszzt (4 Aug)
  • Atabey_Kaygun: I am wearing my theoretical mathematician hat today :) http://t.co/ZtaFGlfuus (3 Aug)
  • openscience: Programming biological models in Python using PySB http://t.co/pqvi4ZD270 via @Dr_Bik (3 Aug)
  • headinthebox: http://t.co/Ov0tf9zX3g (3 Aug)
  • carlislerainey: You can now get compactr directly from CRAN. http://t.co/hmYPqAAUrQ #rstats #smallmultiples #dataviz (3 Aug)
  • newsycombinator: How to Design Programs, Second Edition http://t.co/DNGX7yFiNq (2 Aug)
  • recology_: cc: @ramnath_vaidya chatter about Slidify #rstats http://t.co/SgszABgth4 (2 Aug)
  • Stiivi: Hand made, fat-free: Expressions for Python released http://t.co/ezYoWbdc2a #python #programming (2 Aug)
  • revodavid: It's a travesty IMO that statisticians get so little academic credit for writing statistical software like #rstats http://t.co/lEhWvuVoax (2 Aug)
  • mblondel_ml: I created a dedicated page for the software of my sparse multiclass classification paper http://t.co/uLZeZKgMJk (2 Aug)
  • ronert_obst: Mathematica gets BigData with HadoopLink http://t.co/qbmLpUKbCe (1 Aug)
  • drago_carlo: Machine Learning Books http://t.co/zOwupEHt4n @mxlearn #MachineLearning #Statistics #DataMining #Algorithms #Books (1 Aug)
  • marcua: The recent scikit-learn sprint looks like it resulted in quite a few amazing nuggets! http://t.co/DvXdlLh6HY (1 Aug)
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