A bag of tweets / April 2014

2014-04-25

Here is the latest bag of tweets*, which covers April 2014.

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

  • samueljohn_de: Reminder that Screenhero is great http://t.co/u2qzT4dfsd and I hope it will remain free (for personal use) after the beta. Not sure, though. (25 Apr)
  • trebor74hr: gogits/gogs · run your own GitHub https://t.co/swd6bXg9Oe (25 Apr)
  • BrainCosmos: Mental health: More than neurobiology: Nature http://t.co/ImdkCnzWPm (25 Apr)
  • berndweiss: for the last year or so i have been using #waf instead of #make what a great tool! https://t.co/JbjX2obLM7 #python (25 Apr)
  • ramnath_vaidya: @vlandham Oops link here http://t.co/FXBXzoi7zy @arvindsatya1 (24 Apr)
  • hadleywickham: cool new lambda syntax for #rstats: lambda(x -> x ^ 2 + 2 * x) https://t.co/5ibthjzj1K (24 Apr)
  • kwbroman: Interesting post by Tim Gowers: data on academic publishing, and elsevier boycott 2 yrs later. http://t.co/6WjaBZYKe2 (24 Apr)
  • moorejh: Cool #visualization reveals the number Pi http://t.co/ljimrAH0V9 #infovis #dataviz #math #mathchat #mathematics http://t.co/hVEhb47HCx (24 Apr)
  • hadleywickham: My (tiny) experience with github & sexism: https://t.co/MjFa1FbzR8 (24 Apr)
  • CompSciFact: Why functional programming matters http://t.co/baNLsbpRbq [pdf] (24 Apr)
  • freakonometrics: "Where Income Is Higher, Life Spans Are Longer" <http://t.co/QYLGg6rcEY see http://t.co/mvf9NbbOYE (24 Apr)
  • gerardjgorman: .@LorenaABarba @NotebooksBoom I rewrote my intro to prog lecture using ipython notebook. Result -> happier students http://t.co/9xd3z4XRDe (24 Apr)
  • Rbloggers: Publishing an R package in the Journal of Statistical Software: (This article was first published o... http://t.co/AmHQuZC0Qm #rstats (24 Apr)
  • LorenaABarba: The @Udacity course "Intro to Parallel Programming" by my friends @jowens & @davedotluebke is still on. Learn #CUDA https://t.co/nt3vdQAyu9 (24 Apr)
  • michaelhoffman: A skeptical "summary of the evidence that most published research is false" by @jtleek http://t.co/RNyUuY0SLW (24 Apr)
  • fperez_org: Heat and Violence in Chicago: the amazing @bkeegan is at it again with a detailed data analysis you can reproduce: http://t.co/sq6qeLBLRX (24 Apr)
  • jbryer: Some updates to Rgitbook #Rstats package adding support for knitcitations and other fixes for the update to gitbook. http://t.co/wuHnoo61nq (24 Apr)
  • HNTweets: What I Wish I Knew When Learning Haskell 2.0: http://t.co/XwzZ2t6BlQ Comments: https://t.co/CAQsX063Fb (24 Apr)
  • dysinger: A new version of Lisp Flavored Erlang is out today @ErlangLisp http://t.co/jOY0LlDuvS (24 Apr)
  • danielszmu: REPL functions to support the reloaded workflow by the one and only @weavejester https://t.co/g5MXXf4Gz4 #clojure (24 Apr)
  • Rbloggers: Benchmarking RRE and SAS: (This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contribute... http://t.co/aZzSG6v8uI #rstats (24 Apr)
  • kdnuggets: Great list: 9 Python Machine Learning Books covering scikit-learn, Web 2.0, algorithms, social web, NLP, Vision http://t.co/DgD4i8NZHe (24 Apr)
  • edyong209: Awesome. John Ioannidis heads up a new centre to improve reproducibility in science. Nice acronym too. http://t.co/I29AZXoePS (24 Apr)
  • cyrillerossant: Announcing the IPython Cookbook: the definitive guide to high-perf scientific computing and data science in Python http://t.co/qkzvy5HZR7 (24 Apr)
  • igrigorik: 10 commandments of (good) typography: http://t.co/vBYxSNyesF - great tips. (24 Apr)
  • YhatHQ: Redis' Geospatial commands - http://t.co/2GGTnIgp99 (24 Apr)
  • YhatHQ: Great post on Bokeh Maps by Anand Bisen | http://t.co/l5fVm7E0WK @abisen (24 Apr)

  • commandlinefu10: http://t.co/udIK3eJwEg - Generate a random password 30 characters long (atoponce) #gpg #password #random #entropy (23 Apr)

  • flash_us: Hylas-Lisp: A JIT-compiled #Lisp dialect targetting #LLVM. https://t.co/hzHJPLkgJr via @ajlopez (23 Apr)
  • SublimeTxtTips: RT @alexoliverwd Quite a nice theme for #sublimetext https://t.co/4wUIVmgRac (23 Apr)
  • randal_olson: Wow, I go in at 10am -> Which Cities Sleep in, and Which Get to Work Early Source #dataviz: http://t.co/dF6JIWQVdn http://t.co/wXuFNqvUwi (23 Apr)
  • toccaceliblasi: RT @JeanAbbiateci: “Outil #ddj. C3JS, une série de graphiques simples dont le code est facilement réutilisable” | http://t.co/I6WmX27arC (23 Apr)
  • flash_us: Blog with posts on statistical computing in #Haskell http://t.co/39q6bnl1Np via @StatFact (23 Apr)
  • jonathansick: Good on @nytimes for releasing their R electoral modelling code! ht @TheChangelog https://t.co/kgot4x0i8x (23 Apr)
  • conradhackett: Increase in median income since 2000 Britain 20% Canada 20% US 0.3% http://t.co/q3J0CQKnJl http://t.co/3bFByHEnHo (23 Apr)
  • recology_: so awesome!!!!!!! MT @mwpennell: @github repo to fully reproduce everything in our JEcol paper https://t.co/gcrXpXfhmN really proud of this (22 Apr)
  • sshishkin: Wiki and REPL merged together result in a very cool browser-based live coding environment in #clojure: https://t.co/qMIBsIj65V. (22 Apr)
  • biotimylated: Quote from “Evaluating the Design of the R Language” http://t.co/YCp9EP63d1 (was cited as evidence that R isn’t so bad, which, lol) (22 Apr)
  • hfmuehleisen: Release 0.9.2 of MonetDB.R, the @MonetDB <> #Rstats connector is now on #CRAN. #dplyr (dev) compatibility! Changelog: http://t.co/5qb4Hujkhx (22 Apr)
  • SublimeTxtTips: RT @PSD2HTML A Quick Guide to #SublimeText: http://t.co/c2s5rHw431 by @jendmann (22 Apr)
  • jbryer: New Rgitbook #Rstats package available http://t.co/xLZw5fYgwr @GitBookIO (22 Apr)
  • blattnerma: “@neal_lathia: Small data, where N=me (via @cecim) http://t.co/1GOCzc19HO #mhealth” (22 Apr)
  • kdnuggets: Cheat Sheets for Data Scientists: R #rstats, #Python, #SQL, HiveQL, and more http://t.co/aXO10vThaJ (22 Apr)
  • nhigham: #iPython notebook version of tutorial from MATLAB Guide (http://t.co/p9bKYt9U7f) - http://t.co/dtnRgzT57V (22 Apr)
  • nytgraphics: Compare American incomes across the full distribution: http://t.co/zuQF67f9rF http://t.co/gaTMpGqMZM (22 Apr)
  • YhatHQ: K-means Clustering and Visualization | @chrispolis | http://t.co/wNGxBYB5TH (22 Apr)
  • HarlanH: Diving into Statsmodels with an Intro to Python & Pydata - Data Community DC http://t.co/6tALoCRZBr (22 Apr)
  • paulblaser: Swiftly and Machine Learning: Part 1 - 99designs Tech Blog - http://t.co/KFQ7u4GKMc (22 Apr)
  • rdpeng: “the best classes I took were Coursera’s data analysis in R and Codeacademy’s python.” http://t.co/YqnGlhviYT (22 Apr)
  • hadleywickham: @geospacedman ended up going in a different direction by using a class with custom knit print behaviour: https://t.co/OhXTidZewR (22 Apr)
  • fperez_org: Pandawash: because you want your dataframes to be squeaky clean! An @IPythonDev extension by @takluyver: http://t.co/5foZ13XDmc (22 Apr)
  • biorxivpreprint: Regulatory variants explain much more heritability than coding variants across 11 common diseases http://t.co/GZah2TLKMf (22 Apr)
  • eddelbuettel: Read / write xlsx files in R without needing Java MT @CRANberriesFeed New CRAN package openxlsx http://t.co/ANqeiW4cJp #rstats (22 Apr)
  • RDub2: RT @siah: Fantastic article "Scientific method: Statistical errors" http://t.co/cX9B4I28UQ (21 Apr)
  • YhatHQ: How to build a recommendation system by Mickael Le Gal | http://t.co/dTaS2lf80v @mickaellegal (21 Apr)
  • DataCamp_com: Our latest blog: Now free interactive R exercises on OpenIntro via datacamp http://t.co/4R6eWjBNzf http://t.co/13984diExw (21 Apr)
  • HarlanH: #DataScience in e-Commerce http://t.co/uPtkSdbDa9 < great summary of many aspects of data scientists' value in biz by @LeapingLlamas 21 Apr)
  • YvesMulkers: How ICD-10 Will Unlock a New Market for Data Analysis http://t.co/zvFDjXw1d5 (21 Apr)
  • richierocks: How to draw plots for presentations in R (because I am nearly 35 and my eyesight is fading). http://t.co/IccVaFaUBR (21 Apr)
  • vivian__zhang: Very first NYC Data Science Academy newsletter: http://t.co/89zEPWzw1o http://t.co/pfOjQBpdxj (21 Apr)
  • guerciotti: @dartdog you should know about this http://t.co/LpXkPZhz2z (21 Apr)
  • evmaiden: How to Make #GoogleDrive Work Like a Desktop Suite http://t.co/D1x1VGSRPP (21 Apr)
  • FGRibreau: waffle.io - Publicize your workflow (tightly integrated with Github) http://t.co/NtDbOCqRjN (21 Apr)
  • ronert_obst: R-3.1.0 + OpenBLAS Speed Comparisons http://t.co/RkOZNGXQ1H (21 Apr)
  • oceankidbilly: .@LorenaABarba's AeroPython notebooks are awesome: http://t.co/DzBFcT7pv7 my favorite detail? Really nice typography. (21 Apr)
  • hackernewsbot: The Convergence of Modern C++ on the Lisp Programming Style... https://t.co/c0t3WNY5tP (21 Apr)
  • rasbt: Okay, was not quite done with my kernel density estimation article. New section how to use it to classify patterns: http://t.co/0qUvJU9O4B (21 Apr)
  • hypercott: If you are in support of open-source codes and open science: sign the Science Code Manifesto http://t.co/s15GuiIRpH (21 Apr)
  • ErgoEmacs: Emacs: Save Cursor Position Across Sessions http://t.co/wDRPmIByrj (20 Apr)
  • vicapow: epic visualization of neural networks in #js http://t.co/OKGJABVViW (20 Apr)
  • ErgoEmacs: #Scheme #Lisp inventor Guy Steele on Parallel Programing: Get rid of cons! http://t.co/UlLuDpxzsE (20 Apr)
  • siah: All the talks ICLR 2014 are now available online http://t.co/D2JtbpDnYS #MachineLearning (20 Apr)
  • tdhopper: As I've argued, moving averages are a much better way to monitor body weight. https://t.co/wPacesjvHo I wish @Withings would implement this. (20 Apr)
  • lancejpollard: TeX vs. MathML is analogous to PDF vs. HTML - http://t.co/mIneZXmUDK (20 Apr)
  • scottsburns: A toy MR image viewer using interactive widgets from @IPythonDev 2.0. Notebook http://t.co/4XuFXPV0LL and repo https://t.co/Cvh5PE6OW8 (20 Apr)
  • rasbt: We had MATLAB-NumPy cheatsheets, NumPy-R cheatsheets, but what about an R-Pandas cheatsheet? It's here: https://t.co/FUtdjgXCiw (20 Apr)
  • mxlearn: Alternating Least Squares Method for Collaborative Filtering (Ipython Notebook) http://t.co/huRS53oF7p (20 Apr)
  • ogrisel: Find top 10 slowest tests with: pip install nose-timer && nosetests --with-timer --timer-top-n 10 mypackage #python (20 Apr)
  • _inundata: @genetics_blog A lot simpler and easier with twitteR and a DM. Been doing this for a long time. (20 Apr)
  • genetics_blog: Cool, because I definitely want #Rstats to push-notify my iPhone when that analysis is done https://t.co/lkO9UXDXeg (19 Apr)
  • abmathewks: Date formating in R http://t.co/e72oMwaJWH (19 Apr)
  • jeffheaton: So far, very impressed by the Johns Hopkins Data Science Certification at @coursera http://t.co/Crb2rjpCD6 @simplystats (19 Apr)
  • ErgoEmacs: Emacs: Using Bookmark Feature http://t.co/pHHTXiPcav (19 Apr)
  • pheinberg: FAQ in progress for #processing Python Mode: https://t.co/qz9SXOXRCs Includes "Can I use SciPy!? Can I use NumPy!?" Spoiler: nope. But... (19 Apr)
  • treycausey: This @yhathq on scikit-image is one of the best intros to image ML that I've seen. http://t.co/ZBmSd9IYHL (19 Apr)
  • mbostock: Neural Networks, Manifolds, and Topology by @ch402 http://t.co/IRBF3QoKu1 (19 Apr)
  • BethSkw: We can track disease from public data like Wikipedia lookups. Is this an ethical minefield? My latest for @plosblogs http://t.co/7O9GUYOG4o (19 Apr)
  • terrygseo: http://t.co/xtbvefWWao looks pretty great. (19 Apr)
  • SAGE_Methods: “R” you looking for books on R? Look no further. #rstats #rcommander http://t.co/sk3sn9oyhl (19 apr)
  • aaronquinlan: If you are interested in learning ~all there is to know about IPython Notebook, wtach this video from @fperez_org . http://t.co/P8VgatX9Ou (19 Apr)
  • drgitlin: Co-authored by our @genome_gov @GeneticsSociety fellow! RT @carlzimmer: A call for “public genetic literacy.” [pdf] http://t.co/84Qr4rN1I4 (19 Apr)
  • genetics_blog: #PyCon2014 talks (138 videos) http://t.co/4sO14cwBsC (18 Apr)
  • CjBayesian: Estimating π using Monte Carlo. The #rstats way: http://t.co/auq9gRyJBo or the Awesome way: http://t.co/1LyiyRX53n (18 Apr)
  • currankelleher: A new library for building reactive data visualizations with #d3js - Model.js https://t.co/TE5YCxSa5L (18 Apr)
  • milessabin: Haskell for Scala programmers from @runarorama and other good stuff: http://t.co/aifP8JNprT (18 Apr)
  • ClojureFact: Liberated #Clojure docs (and better too). http://t.co/CFdjKCx0FI (18 Apr)
  • arfon: Is there a machine-readable version of the PLOS subject taxonomy (http://t.co/dgT4vvisiw)? There is now: https://t.co/7lWSBgqIB9 (18 Apr)
  • StatFact: Twenty rules for good graphics http://t.co/tUOSliry4m (18 Apr)
  • kdnuggets: A Gentle Introduction to Scikit-Learn: A Great #Python Library for #MachineLearning http://t.co/KTJMnD1ocV (18 Apr)
  • wesmckinn: Learn you a hash table: https://t.co/hq6ziOYv2b (18 Apr)
  • rOpenSci: [Blog] Make your ggplots shareable, collaborative, and with #D3 http://t.co/4VATAXwzcC #rstats #ggplot2 / cc: @plotlygraphs (18 Apr)
  • YhatHQ: Why R is Hard to Learn | http://t.co/jntBaaVQ9G (18 Apr)
  • bryvdv: Bokeh 0.4.4 is out! Go forth and viz! http://t.co/pxkNUBqQQj @BokehPlots @ContinuumIO #python #dataviz #pydata http://t.co/ngPEVZG8dT (18 Apr)
  • michaelwaskom: @arnicas @jsundram indeed! http://t.co/I2nCjD8FxE (18 Apr)
  • vandy_biostat: GitHub and Git cheat sheet https://t.co/5BYeWMAQzy (18 Apr)
  • statsforbios: "It's amazing what you can achieve by using Google, asking others and teaching yourself to solve particular problems" http://t.co/SL7Eun3xUb (18 Apr)
  • kaythaney: Interesting. New book on implementing reproducible research not #OpenAccess? http://t.co/1QJMayGBJo (cc @simplystats @victoriastodden) (18 Apr)
  • YhatHQ: Welcome — Statistics Done Wrong - http://t.co/cliSJowNJD (18 Apr)
  • YhatHQ: simple-r - A simple-r Linux command line R environment for statistical analysis | http://t.co/2OGDvFCzqQ (18 Apr)
  • siah: An excellent answer by my best friend @gappy3000 to What is the difference between statistics and machine learning? http://t.co/SqHBKaIAsT (18 Apr)
  • vsbuffalo: rmarkdown (https://t.co/ZscT2DLYUn) is a terrific package. Combines knitr + pandoc, and has pretty defaults. (17 Apr)
  • Rbloggers: Using R — Working with Geospatial Data (and ggplot2): (This article was first published on Workin... http://t.co/9RVJwUWwVi #rstats (17 Apr)
  • jeffscottward: http://t.co/vY7wrWqNqg oooo very cool (16 Apr)
  • aficionado: Automatic Weighting of Imbalanced Datasets: http://t.co/dmkeANJgEL via @bigmlcom (16 Apr)
  • robjhyndman: Errors on percentage errors http://t.co/irjrN2Q1DI (16 Apr)
  • kaz_yos: my first quick sort in #emacs #lisp http://t.co/20w0K9P0uU (16 Apr)
  • gd047: Updates at Statace : Early access to make your own R in the browser GUI #rstats http://t.co/O01GGMkqm9 via @RforBusiness (16 Apr)
  • ArthurFlam: Improve your #bash skills in 15 minutes http://t.co/ncs6u1QGjr (16 Apr)
  • mbgrw: "A collection of not so obvious Python stuff you should know!" http://t.co/SxDzUbgyAh (16 Apr)
  • zentree: The thing I can least afford is to get things working so perfectly that I don't notice what's changing [...] anymore. http://t.co/aDfS2EnvBE (16 Apr)
  • meganonthecoast: numpy for R users: http://t.co/GihrzrdFZE @gdequeiroz #wiseswc @swcarpentry (15 Apr)
  • onethingwell: Deckset - Deckset is a new, simple way to create presentations. Open your favourite text editor, write down... http://t.co/UpNT7y9Z3w (15 Apr)
  • piccolbo: http://t.co/fC9f12nfil - Clustering algorithm based on... http://t.co/3RUMELeHDE (14 Apr)
  • RevolutionR: Free e-book on #BigData and #DataScience http://t.co/3lXgj0wdOV (14 Apr)
  • bowlescompling: "Course Launch: Unsupervised Machine Learning" http://t.co/mmMZhfKlnn shared via @Prismatic (14 Apr)
  • mark_l_watson: I am (still) trying to learn Haskell, this time using #FPComplete http://t.co/1x4fZDYE19 (14 Apr)
  • revodavid: Packages to interface R with Web and Cloud services, social media and #OpenData http://t.co/dStxUQcMjT #rstats (14 Apr)
  • maebert: The best #math book I ever read (and it's free): Stree-tfighting Mathematics. Read it. It makes you a better human. http://t.co/r8DUTn4Wuu (14 Apr)
  • mja: Looks like INLA is automatically multicore. http://t.co/LQ73qwsDVx http://t.co/hDX2ce8OpG (13 Apr)
  • treycausey: Outliers... or extreme values? What they are and what to do about them, new post up @_thespread. http://t.co/Fyo1qENvhv (13 Apr)
  • kaz_yos: I didn't know Intro to Programming in #Emacs #Lisp book was available within emacs by M-x info http://t.co/pCoYDWFBTQ (13 Apr)
  • oceankidbilly: Thanks to a much appreciated assist from @jakevdp, Vincent can now be rendered in nbviewer: http://t.co/cXn640UtyH (13 Apr)
  • dat_project: dat pre-alpha v4.1.0 is out, now with more progress bars when doing 'dat clone' (13 Apr)
  • lispmeister: New book: Build Intelligent Systems with JavaScript by Aprk Watson https://t.co/gnJbp2LFSQ> (13 Apr)
  • mbostock: ColorBrewer + d3.geom.delaunay + magic = http://t.co/rBJWkIQIYU by @qrohlf http://t.co/0dA5mXjugU (13 Apr)
  • gappy3000: Learn C and build your own Lisp http://t.co/Qem2HDYhqy (13 Apr)
  • johnmyleswhite: Unless you've demonstrated that your model has low VC dimension, please don't make claims about how well it fits a data set you created. (12 Apr)
  • gvanrossum: Brett (@haxor) explaining my Tulip example crawler (http://t.co/qUF1Hn8wmA) (12 Apr)
  • igrigorik: nearly 11% of the 3.4 million (4-digit PIN) passwords are 1234: http://t.co/AkBWqetwXI - fascinating... and scary. (12 Apr)
  • damian_avila: Custom #IPython css theme by @nsonnad https://t.co/hbIIkevmEw http://t.co/YxcN6cfJk9, not exactly what I want, but very close ;-) (12 Apr)
  • smdiehl: Updated the stylesheet, hopefully the llvm tutorial is more readable on smaller screens now. http://t.co/Yza78E1Upb (11 Apr)
  • genetics_blog: Guide to #Genomics and #Bioinformatics Training for Clinical and Public Audiences http://t.co/MYOavdN6af http://t.co/iQEp66A7rR (11 Apr)
  • revodavid: Summary of new features in the latest R 3.1.0. Looks like full reference counting is coming! http://t.co/h4T41iMYNG #rstats (11 Apr)
  • planetpython: Kushal Das: Notes from Python Language summit http://t.co/9jlv6s9LrN (11 Apr)
  • JeniT: interesting analysis of CSVs on http://t.co/o06bq8TNV6 from @statshero http://t.co/7bAutnO9nM (10 Apr)
  • GemmaJacklyn: This picture explains why screened people always appear to live longer - even if no one is helped. #overdiagnosis http://t.co/GH9DuvUBvV (10 Apr)
  • otfrom: For those who want the link here is my org-mode emacs config: https://t.co/LoliJEs9WD (10 Apr)
  • jrmontag: Code from @ogrisel's afternoon #sklearn session >> https://t.co/1TPuQN7baM Awesome resource with great examples. #pycon (10 Apr)
  • revodavid: R's choroplethr can now create animated data maps, thanks @AriLamstein! http://t.co/JVlwesuYwZ #rstats (10 Apr)
  • densitydesign: Finally is out! Try now the NEW version of Raw http://t.co/wAMIhdQfrd #madewithraw #d3js http://t.co/W1omGHIcxU (10 Apr)
  • StatFact: Instead of 'confidence interval,' let's say 'uncertainty interval' http://t.co/3EJ2kbJKJY (10 Apr)
  • noamross: N. Matloff, #UCDavis stats prof, has a new data science blog that opens w/ his new parallel coordinates #rstats pkg http://t.co/LJDT58oAbZ (10 Apr)
  • ronert_obst: Gibbs Sampling in R, Haskell, Jags and Stan http://t.co/bzTcIZ3ifU (10 Apr)
  • bffo: .@garybader1 talking in "Data Publishing and Curation" workshop at #isb2014 | talking about factoids | http://t.co/H6SiQVpR4S (10 Apr)
  • dropboxatwork: The all-new Dropbox for Business is available to everyone! http://t.co/pkVTKgphdH @ilyaf #DFB http://t.co/ZBPQjLH25E (10 Apr)
  • Atabey_Kaygun: Math evolution and dirty tricks http://t.co/5z6fUTogUw (10 Apr)
  • hmason: Need a recommendation engine? @mortardata's is now open (and well documented!) http://t.co/w4ABpjJK1l (10 Apr)

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