Misc

A bag of tweets / June 2015

Here is the latest bag of tweets*, which covers June 2015.

A bag of tweets / May 2015

Here is the latest bag of tweets*, which covers May 2015.

Leanpub: a new way to publish your textbook

Leanpub appears to be a great way to share or sell in-progress or final version of a textbook. The principle is quite simple: You write a book using Markdown, which you can store on Dropbox or GitHub, and it get formatted as PDF/EPUB on Leanpub website; you then propose a minimal price, and get your money each month via PayPal. Of course, you can offer your book for free. Regarding royalties, here is what we find on the FAQ:

A bag of tweets / April 2015

Here is the latest bag of tweets*, which covers April 2015.

A bag of tweets / March 2015

Here is the latest bag of tweets*, which covers March 2015.

A bag of tweets / February 2015

Here is the latest bag of tweets*, which covers February 2015.

lost+found 2014

Here are some draft notes, written in 2014, unfilled but not lost forever. With slight edits to accomodate a proper archive blog post. Stata for structural equation modeling (October 2014) As Mplus syntax often appears a bit cryptic to carry out basic operations in Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA), I decided to write out some of the notes I took when using Mplus for recent psychometric studies. In what follows, I will use data described and analysed in Acock’s Stata textbook, Discovering Structural Equation Modeling Using Stata.

A bag of tweets / November 2014

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

A bag of tweets / October 2014

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

Collecting email usage statistics from mu

Since I am using mu to manage my email locally, I decided to check some basic information about my email activity during the recent years. Personal analytics is gaining increased attention, and even Apple now provides iPhone users with the iOS Health App. However, I am more concerned with what information is available directly under my hands, namely my computer. I very much like Seth Brown’s Vim Croquet or Stephen Wolfram’s blog post in this respect.