A RANDOM DUDE WITH A NECK BEARD AND A FEDORA JUST WALKED INTO MY DAMN CLASSROOM TO CORRECT WHAT I TOLD MY STUDENTS.
AND - SHOCKER - WASN’T EVEN RIGHT!!!
I’m dead. And screaming.
Just some pondering Show more
Thinking about taking the Computational Linguistics and/or the Artificial Intelligence major, for both of which I allegedly should take the Foundations of Logic course first, about which, again, really smart people keep telling me is really hard. Which I can't imagine to be. But those people really are smart. So I don't know. Gah.
Trying to connect to some blind linux users to talk about accessibility, please boost
4 days into freshpeople-week and I'm still amazed for this year's freshpeople are mostly born this millennium.
anyone here who already played with RStudio's Radix for authoring scientific papers? experiences?
Once again it turns out it's true that there are two hard things in computer science. Plus arithmetics.
Is there something like an "off by .05" error? Show more
I'm doing a reeeally simple calculation in a shiny app (multiplying a grade B it's associated credit points and dividing by total cp) and I can't figure out by the life of me why it's a bit off from the same calculation done by someone else and by doing it in an interactive R session.
Blocking big tech companies Show more
If you use #elementaryOS and want to use the togglehost function and the cron job from this blog post:
1. Put the togglehost function in ~/.bash_aliases
2. Put the following modified line in $ crontab -e
* * * * * if [ ! -e /etc/hosts ]; then export DISPLAY=:0.0 && /usr/bin/notify-send "Hosts file does not exist"; fi
Okay so who has a mastodon tattoo already?
reading, research Show more
While writing about the importance of reading in research for a report, albeit having only read about 5 or 6 books during my bachelors myself, a medical student on the neighboring table sits down and puts down eleven big books about a single topic, every single one full of bookmarks. And now I'm feeling right on the one hand and pretty hypocritical on the other... /o\
y'all, please send virtual hugs to the Brazilian people tonight, who lost their entire national museum in a catastrophic fire. thousands of artifacts that date back thousands of years were lost, as well invaluable artworks from many cultures. this is a terrible loss for humanity.
as an anthropologist, artist and a lover of brazilian culture, and as someone who studied tupi, this loss is staggering and tremendous.
Yay for CW use in this instance Show more
I struggled initially to use/(hopefully) understand how and why to use CWs here - and/but now when i look at the federated time line and it's full of "stuff" without any brief summary of what's in the Toots - I realise how I've gotten used to and appreciate it!
Hopefully also making me better at writing figure legend titles...?!?! :)
I kinda like this one tho:
Which kinda supports the idea that music is not so much about liking something than it is about disliking something else (everything else is a bit heavier on the left too). And that in turn tells you quite a lot about human identification. Or doesn't, actually, but lol.
Turns out: psychology freshpeople don't have a particular taste in music, but a pretty clear distaste of some music:
hi i dont know anyone here i feel rly lonely are there any trans musicians/trans music fans/ music whatevers who i can talk to here would app any retoots/follows/messages eep
"aaaaaaa?" actually, the singular is: aaaaaaum
Psych (until recently), (soon to be) CogSci, Stats, R, Dataviz
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