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With the internet, the world can be a community college

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is cool, and I'm curious to see if there's such a thing for outside of the sciences.

Are any of you familiar with any groups that support , or scholarly work and conduct among persons outside of ?

I think I need to have more fun, especially to do more unstructured play. For work I've been grinding through assignments for months, and in my free time I've mostly been doing things that have some sort of objective behind them. And this is exhausting and stressful.

Do any of you have resources you'd recommend for learning about how to design digital user interfaces for data entry / collection in the field?

I've been reading PDFs of on my e-reader, which is only grayscale. Lots of figures are using color to let the reader differentiate between distributions and data points, which doesn't help me at all due to the grayscaling. But I'm kinda more amused by the process of inferring which things are which than I should be. 😂

Do any of you have papers that you recommend about how to go about choosing a name for a concept you've come up with?

I have gone through about seven name ideas so far and each one is well-established but for a significantly different meaning.

Lmao one of my college friends just sent me a photo from my university. Apparently I wrote my name on a whiteboard in the tutoring center over a year ago and no one's erased it yet!

"Are you sure I can sign this entry in the notes as a medical student? Don't want people to, like, rip it out and disregard this advice about antibiotics"

"Why not! You're a valued member of the team!" :BlobCatHeart: 😭

updating CV to apply to electives next year and... no idea what to put in or how to organise it

Haven't posted here in a while, but thought some of you might find my new little oa volume of interest. thedigitalpress.org/failing-gl

I'm the series editor for a series of for Introduction to Philosophy courses, and we now have two books published (out of nine planned)!

Philosophy of Mind: press.rebus.community/intro-to

Ethics: press.rebus.community/intro-to

Today's the anniversary of me graduating from my undergrad. :) Thank you again to everyone here that was supportive to me during that last semester! I hope that you're all doing well.

My Dad, my brother, and I are going out to celebrate my anniversary and that my brother has completed another semester at his community college.

Ah. I learned either today or yesterday (it's only now hitting me) that my favorite thinker is dead and died in 2016. Gary Becker.

*searches for upcoming, nearby conferences*

That date looks...funny [it's tomorrow]

@bthall You don't always get what you ask for, but you rarely get what you don't ask for.

Now that I have a little money and am on the outside of academia, it's tempting to become a member of professional/scholarly associations to get access to the journals and magazines they publish. (I'm currently looking at the American Statistical Association amstat.org)

Working & Reading Habits:

Where do you find yourself at your most productive? Do you prefer to read papers and do writing / busywork in different locations?

Libraries? Coffee Shops? Campus? Town?

I'm interested in hearing how best you all work and learn!

I'm getting to read up on something for work that I've been wanting to read up on anyway 😚

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