Here is the latest bag of tweets*, which covers November 2018.

(*) These are interesting news that I found on Twitter and that I archive periodically. Note that I have slightly updated reporting and fetching methods so that you will get between 80 and 120 of my most recent favorites from my Twitter account (@chlalanne).

  • 2018-11-01 @keegankorthauer: Want to boost power when controlling FDR by using more than just the p-value? We benchmarked several recent FDR methods to evaluate performance, applicability, consistency, and usability in computational biology. Here’s our practical guide: https://t.co/PcNpzOQtx2 https://t.co/FDwAb2HTPo
  • 2018-11-01 @clojuregrams: (defn circular-shifts xs)
  • 2018-11-02 @clojuregrams: ; clojure.string (defn reverse s)
  • 2018-11-02 @stevelosh: Did some Project Euler and Rosalind problems tonight. Feels good.
  • 2018-11-02 @trebor74hr: https://t.co/7iBjR5gOEX Nice “Introduction to #MachineLearning”
  • 2018-11-02 @iamtrask: I recently wrote a book teaching Deep Learning - it’s goal is to be the easiest intro possible In the book, each lesson builds a neural component from scratch in #NumPy Each from scratch toy code example is in the Github below. #100daysofMLcode https://t.co/3KEfLNjvj5 https://t.co/Rv8yk9mKOx
  • 2018-11-02 @ChrisFiloG: I wrote an interactive coordinate and image based #neuroimaging meta-analysis tutorial: https://t.co/1XunpeLFmO. You can fork it and play with it on @kaggle without having to install anything. Thanks to @taylor_salo for the great NiMARE package and @cmaumet for example data. https://t.co/bknekwd4AU
  • 2018-11-03 @newsycombinator: Colorizing and restoring old images with deep learning https://t.co/REJRGzP7ze
  • 2018-11-03 @twostraws: If you record yourself saying “dongles”, the waveform is the Voice Memos icon. https://t.co/L2TTEyM9gU
  • 2018-11-03 @mathematicsprof: Made this table for a class recently. Just thought I’d share. https://t.co/8wy5I4qwP8
  • 2018-11-04 @planetclojure: Clojure – comparison of gnuplot, Incanter, oz/vega-lite for plotting usage data https://t.co/D3bMoDbQAD
  • 2018-11-04 @dataandme: 😻 Just saw @sketchplanator’s work for the first time, and I’m so in love! 🖍 “Sketchplanations - A weekly explanation in a sketch” https://t.co/UigGUALWFI #sketchnotes #scicomm https://t.co/UgLTR7eh3L
  • 2018-11-05 @HNTweets: Programming Paradigms for Dummies: What Every Programmer Should Know [pdf]: https://t.co/pJvgbKmNun Comments: https://t.co/iMmg4qp4He
  • 2018-11-05 @MattDowle: My talk last week on data.table for R and Python, and updated-daily benchmarks. #rdatatable @pydatatable https://t.co/sAbrdKYl1w
  • 2018-11-06 @eddelbuettel: Happy 10th birthday, Rcpp – and welcome release 1.0 !! Short blog post celebrating a ten-year journey, and a new one-oh release! #rcpp #rstat /cc @romain_francois @fly_upside_down @kevin_ushey @KKusingR @BatesDmbates https://t.co/7rCPB1jMsE
  • 2018-11-06 @dustingetz: This is amazing #Clojure https://t.co/TdL13O3X3I
  • 2018-11-07 @glagolista: flowers and GANs unite, for the win! https://t.co/aVuZHmyoOa
  • 2018-11-07 @darren_cullen: Computer generated faces using generative adversarial network / progressive growing technique from Nvidia. Trained on 50,000 images from a photobooth at ZKM Center for Art and Media by @highqualitysh1t https://t.co/RO1EG6ha8S
  • 2018-11-08 @thorstenball: CHICKEN internals: the garbage collector | More magic https://t.co/U0MgYQhHUw
  • 2018-11-08 @johnmyleswhite: Since I’m back on a “most of the time statistics is done quit badly kick”, it’s worth linking to papers by Freedman and his students on this exact topic. Here’s a few worth (re)reading.
  • 2018-11-09 @zim2918: Darkness https://t.co/leM6MpXDba
  • 2018-11-09 @CompSciFact: Handbook of applied cryptography https://t.co/38O1rVr3fT
  • 2018-11-09 @sebdalgarno: tinter: a simple, lightweight R 📦 for generating monochromatic palettes. super useful for choropleth maps! For more details see https://t.co/jrstUg8sU6 Feedback welcome! #rstats, #tidyverse, #dataviz https://t.co/l2iuvvDc3k
  • 2018-11-11 @fermatslibrary: A curious identity involving e and π https://t.co/kVJeHkReyc
  • 2018-11-11 @Ronald_vanLoon: The future of #AugmentedReality Sports is exciting by @adamdanyal | #ArtificialIntelligence #AI #AR #VR #VirtualReality #Robotics #Robot #Automation #DigitalTransformation #Innovation #Technology #SmartCity #Videos #RT Cc: @kashthefuturist https://t.co/Zjssj3Se1A
  • 2018-11-12 @xxlfunny1: Repairing a hole with a leaf https://t.co/5jWK79HEHn
  • 2018-11-12 @TeXtip: A history of mathematical typography https://t.co/cn4e7asteJ https://t.co/BXfju0mpBJ
  • 2018-11-13 @scheidegger: Incidentally, these slides on the geometry of the bootstrap (which I believe @johnmyleswhite first pointed me to) made me finally see what the bootstrap is actually doing: it’s the delta method, trading math. approx. for computational approx. https://t.co/ebqkYEXAbH
  • 2018-11-13 @shiffman: Sentiment analysis is coming to @ml5js and @thecodingtrain soon! (Porting: https://t.co/XSobruzFV7) https://t.co/i908ul4dM8
  • 2018-11-14 @StatMLPapers: Theoretical Analysis of Adversarial Learning: A Minimax Approach. (arXiv:1811.05232v1 [https://t.co/zjV5HgYw5a]) https://t.co/6Uo1k7GlCJ
  • 2018-11-14 @benhamner: Saw a comment that there’s close to a 1% chance of dying from a car accident. Was shocked it’s this high. Back-of-the-enveloped the math, and it pans out https://t.co/E2d0u5Sqla
  • 2018-11-14 @bzg2: Pour fêter ça, je publie une entrée de blog où j’explique la place du #libre et de l’#opensource dans le programme Entrepreneur·e d’Intérêt Général : https://t.co/FE1JJumimR cc @Mathilde_Bras @soizicpenicaud @MiljkovicSophie @schmitologie #eig2018 🐧
  • 2018-11-14 @CompSciFact: Using C macros to generate a Mandelbrot set at compile time https://t.co/L1BmiycQr3
  • 2018-11-14 @olebegemann: This is great. And it works for YouTube videos too! Castro will extract the audio track and load it into the app. https://t.co/qgmN85N9vf
  • 2018-11-14 @algoritmic: An infinite, procedurally generated city, assembled out of blocks using the Wave Function Collapse algorithm https://t.co/737ZUiGVpM https://t.co/aaJLdvdjaz
  • 2018-11-14 @arnicas: @JanWillemTulp this is kind of new: https://t.co/w9GJW2e1jG
  • 2018-11-14 @mathematicsprof: A popular book,, Approximation Theory, by John Rice. https://t.co/9ayTlk1OMl Books like this (Cheney, Lorentz, … ) are not so common today, but they were in the 1950s, 60s when computers were in their infancy.
  • 2018-11-14 @mathematicsprof: Great online (free) book of ODE and PDE with problems and solutions. https://t.co/P9JiXWb2Ua
  • 2018-11-15 @dan_p_simpson: This paper is very worth reading and thinking through. [1811.04525] A Model-Centric Analysis of Openness, Replication, and Reproducibility https://t.co/SatvBxw7Ku
  • 2018-11-15 @CompSciFact: xxHash is an extremely fast non-cryptographic hash algorithm, working at speeds close to RAM limits. https://t.co/2AAmH9ow9o
  • 2018-11-15 @MaartenvSmeden: Must (short) read for researchers in health and medicine re: communicating health risks. Poor #scicomm can be as damaging as fraudulent research and we - health researchers - are to blame https://t.co/cimiYubEWr https://t.co/dub2FosluE
  • 2018-11-15 @x0rz: Weird Gmail bug: “You can force an email to enter someone’s Gmail Inbox, Sent folder, and in:sent filter by adding their own email to the From field’s name area (the part in quotes)” https://t.co/cjx0iYsG5i #phishing
  • 2018-11-15 @rasbt: Btw. I forgot to mention that I had also made a single PDF of all 4 model evaluation articles, which is maybe easier to read (and/or if you prefer print versions) https://t.co/BDuQ1RBjD0 https://t.co/7GQ5cIMwJ5
  • 2018-11-15 @FunctorFact: The original Lisp paper. McCarthy 1960 https://t.co/PpIWCGi4J2
  • 2018-11-15 @drob: I’m not familiar with other #rstats screencasts but I bet they exist! Anyone know of any? (or anyone thinking of starting? 🙂) https://t.co/y8ur8RAzs2
  • 2018-11-15 @MattDowle: Here are 6k accepted #rstats answers that use/mention #rdatatable where the question was not about data.table. (Distinct from the 8k questions tagged data.table.) Would love to see some data science on this to help guide the project. Anyone interested? https://t.co/8hSi8Aqeuw
  • 2018-11-16 @mtyka: Using GANs to generate Master[Finger]Prints that unlock 22-78% phones sensors (dep. on security level of sensor) https://t.co/KeBLOv2H58 .. doesn’t get much more “adversarial” than that. https://t.co/zZMyDBDBHf
  • 2018-11-16 @StatMLPapers: Machine Learning for Combinatorial Optimization: a Methodological Tour d’Horizon. (arXiv:1811.06128v1 [cs.LG]) https://t.co/XyYE4tT6yQ
  • 2018-11-16 @jeremyjkun: Final proof copy! Release date will be 2018-12-01, so long as the tech doesn’t fail me. https://t.co/b2smXWcgzC
  • 2018-11-16 @JosephineLukito: Text analysis is way easier to learn when you are (1) guided by a good tutorial (or tutor) and (2) when you are interested in your data. In this blog post, I list several tutorials on the beloved #tidytext package in R. https://t.co/30dLRv5L0s 12
  • 2018-11-16 @fanf42: Wow, this is huge: @odersky proposes to depreciate implicit and replace them by a new, extremely interesting and clean construct: witness. “Explore Witnesses as an Alternative to Implicits” - Code along with motivation and explanation here: https://t.co/zzPyCoVn5d
  • 2018-11-17 @DoItRealTime: #GLSL #TouchDesigner https://t.co/ioSpqUm53E
  • 2018-11-17 @HNTweets: Learn languages by reading: https://t.co/rM36qNHR42 Comments: https://t.co/77eNQ84hhN
  • 2018-11-17 @johnmyleswhite: @brendan642 “All of Nonparametric Statistics” has a good warm up to digging into this. Not quoting the whole section, but the equations lay out the issues pretty clearly. https://t.co/lSE0TRYamB
  • 2018-11-18 @eddelbuettel: And that’s why we program. Or, as @CMastication would remind us, “why daddy drinks”. https://t.co/QSQ0U1P3lh
  • 2018-11-18 @clojuregrams: (defn bar-graph values (repeat (mod % 2) “▌”))) (map #(apply str %)) (interpose “\n”)) str values)))
  • 2018-11-18 @krissys_kitchen: How come you guys never told me this iPhone trick? I feel duped. https://t.co/2RfRhI4Y1X
  • 2018-11-19 @johnstorey: @Graham_Coop This is useful: https://t.co/aOq5Dqocsc
  • 2018-11-19 @babeheim: By popular request, here’s the R script behind this figure: https://t.co/2t4H7BUKfm https://t.co/USktn478wK
  • 2018-11-19 @fermatslibrary: A visual proof that 14 + 1/4² + 1/4³ + … = 13 ⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪ ⚪⚫⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪ ⚪⚪⚫⚫⚪⚪⚪⚪ ⚪⚪⚫⚫⚪⚪⚪⚪ ⚪⚪⚪⚪⚫⚫⚫⚫ ⚪⚪⚪⚪⚫⚫⚫⚫ ⚪⚪⚪⚪⚫⚫⚫⚫ ⚪⚪⚪⚪⚫⚫⚫⚫
  • 2018-11-19 @robinson_es: New blog post: The Lesser Known Stars of the Tidyverse! Based on my talk, it walks through an analysis of Kaggle’s 2017 Data Science & ML survey, introducing #rstats functions summarise_at, skimr::skim, tidyr::unnest, fct_relevel, and more! https://t.co/wMoYShP4VJ
  • 2018-11-19 @zevross: It’s true that this fix is a “little thing” but it most definitely improves the #rstats experience by removing a common irritation and a hurdle to new coders adopting the language. https://t.co/0u69o7Rq4j
  • 2018-11-19 @brutofficiel: 1 million d’euros. C’est l’incroyable somme récoltée au profit de @MSF_france par @ZeratoRSC2 et des dizaines d’autres streamers pendant un marathon de 50h de jeux vidéo. Voilà comment. https://t.co/QUAtFpK6V1
  • 2018-11-19 @kjhealy: Zero-count rows in dplyr summaries: https://t.co/yhHlpFsE4p
  • 2018-11-20 @ianhussey: New preprint: Many psychology self-report scales may have hidden invalidity. Large #dataset of 150k participants and 15 scales https://t.co/FGr37DCLBr #replicability #AcademicTwitter #openscience #preprint
  • 2018-11-20 @clojuregrams: (defn rough-slope [l r] max-dist n)
  • 2018-11-20 @yminsky: Hey twitterverse: I’m looking for a principled, practical data science book for someone who is smart, with a good CS background and strong mathematical foundation. Any suggestions?
  • 2018-11-20 @tmcw: started using the archive and it’s just like notational velocity / nvAlt / my computer instantly feels more useful and familiar https://t.co/OQAfMeoGwT
  • 2018-11-20 @VimLinks: To review github PRs directly from Neovim, consider the new critiq plugin: https://t.co/CVwrCsplta
  • 2018-11-20 @freakonometrics: “Les données que récolte Google” https://t.co/NKiS51wXnk et https://t.co/J8733hehSI https://t.co/JnK9k3wSsn
  • 2018-11-20 @clojuregrams: (defn prime? a)
  • 2018-11-20 @potetm: @clojuregrams Wanna see a beauty? (defn primes ([] (primes (iterate inc 2))) ([p & xs]))
  • 2018-11-20 @acalatr: #rstats dabestr: Data Analysis using Bootstrap-Coupled Estimation by @jacuzzijo https://t.co/LXTX2zU4Mu Moving beyond P values: Everyday data analysis with estimation plots https://t.co/hc36fyIAlF https://t.co/ccCvC3cgxG
  • 2018-11-20 @Dereklowe: A machine-learning paper from earlier this year gets another look. What happens when you feed random numbers into it instead of the chemical descriptors? https://t.co/YX0y15uprl
  • 2018-11-20 @CompSciFact: Mathematics for Computer Science https://t.co/ouOaiypAAT [339 page pdf]
  • 2018-11-20 @LVaudor: Nouveau billet de blog! ça parle du ✨pouvoir féérique✨ du package infer pour expliquer les tests stats https://t.co/CtKFX0JTiM! CC @old_man_chester : it’s in French, but trust me, I had only nice things to say about this package 🙂 https://t.co/nRVP5UTqYi
  • 2018-11-20 @Jose_A_Alonso: Analysis and solution of a collection of algorithmic problems. ~ R.E. López. https://t.co/K7O5X5qg45 #Algorithms #Programming #Cpp
  • 2018-11-21 @clojuregrams: (defn median xs)
  • 2018-11-21 @clojuregrams: (defn read-nth-line file line-number)
  • 2018-11-22 @DoItRealTime: Added borders to “Triangle Generator” #TouchDesigner #GLSL https://t.co/Mrmq7TWZ6o
  • 2018-11-22 @pickover: Intriguing. How to make a parabola. https://t.co/Wb9YFJRlMZ https://t.co/CGJ3CF60kq
  • 2018-11-22 @mathematicsprof: Looking for good math problems? The math dept at Iowa State University has been posing problems (with solutions) for their students for years. Here they are –> https://t.co/KnsEquEtTJ
  • 2018-11-22 @bzg2: “Logiciel libre” et “Open Source”, c’est pareil ou pas ? https://t.co/aParX0rewx par @bortzmeyer
  • 2018-11-22 @fdabl: These are seriously awesome course materials on time-series analysis: https://t.co/Wpln2nsxaZ
  • 2018-11-22 @stephensenn: On the level. Lord’s Paradox part II. https://t.co/jhqOQE4ux3 My thanks to @learnfromerror for kindly hosting and to @Genstat for making the analysis possible!
  • 2018-11-22 @reborg: I uploaded my “A Tale of Lisp” talk slides here https://t.co/yFaUao0q2k Thanks @andreacrotta and @FundingCircleUK https://t.co/P0hasv6NBr
  • 2018-11-22 @newsycombinator: Killed by Google https://t.co/9oloTtlqH2
  • 2018-11-23 @newsycombinator: Gitless: A simple version control system built on top of Git https://t.co/9brH1LZPWF
  • 2018-11-23 @clojuregrams: (defn nelson-8 mean stdev xs)
  • 2018-11-23 @Jose_A_Alonso: High-performance mathematical paradigms in Python. ~ Harshit Tyagi https://t.co/WxtuomYXEw #Python #Math
  • 2018-11-23 @f2harrell: New @nejm paper: tragic #dichotomania of an ordinal outcome scale reduced power and added arbitrariness, and paper makes the absence of evidence is not evidence of absence error while believing that “statistical insignificance” means something: https://t.co/du7Zqy3Uie
  • 2018-11-23 @MuinJKhoury: Family health history is the first genetic test, and is more useful than ever in the era of genomics and precision medicine. Via @GIMJournal https://t.co/fap00vQgkS #thanksgiving https://t.co/ZLWUfd2TGI
  • 2018-11-23 @ThomasMailund: Thoughts on iterators/generators implemented in C. https://t.co/ABkQmjvl4q #programming https://t.co/49jdA5mRJG
  • 2018-11-23 @freakonometrics: “The Bayesian approach is lacking because it is not rich enough to describe one’s degree of confidence in one’s assessment” https://t.co/STbylpwElI “Is It Always Rational to Satisfy Savage’s Axioms?” https://t.co/auQQFoLJbB
  • 2018-11-24 @Jose_A_Alonso: An Emacs Library for frictionless Blogging. ~ Daniel Gómez. https://t.co/Z2oOMB09bm #Emacs #OrgMode
  • 2018-11-24 @WeAreRLadies: If you’re teaching (with) R, hope you’ll consider adding your course to https://t.co/KvLIBViKaX - my goal with is to create a repository where one can discover courses + learning materials for learning / teaching #rstats