Very excited to be presenting my poster titled 'Logic Programs as Executable Experimental Task Specifications' CogSci2021!

Full paper: escholarship.org/uc/item/57r98

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Some of you know I've started a blog called FOSS Academic (fossacademic.tech). I'm exploring life as an academic who tries to use as much free and open source software as possible. You know, being a lonely humanities Linux user at a university.

I'm writing to solicit questions people might have about being a FOSS Academic. Or maybe to solicit comments on the FOSS Academic Lifestyle Dream. Not that I know all the things, but I'm curious what questions people have about this area, if any.

I'm a teaching assistant for a large remote asynchronous introductory psychology course. The instructor and I are brainstorming ways to give students more opportunities to interact with us and each other. So far, we have thought of live review sessions and a discussion board. Any other suggestions?

question for computer programmers 

What, in your opinion, is the most important skill in computer programming? My take: reading documentation.

logic terminology 

@twsh I had to read your question twice (and delete my original response)! Never seen 'adiCY' before. FWIW I would guess the same, as in 'A p-adic relation has adicy p.' Makes sense to me, but who knows w/ these things!

editing manuscripts 

I just saw an effect qualified as 'substantially negligible'. Made my day.

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Here are some tips I've come up with for academics giving remote presentations.

jrhawley.github.io/2020/09/11/

Feel free to let me know what you'd add to this!

Jupyter, looking for tips and tricks, boosts welcome 

@RaoOfPhysics I think that's a good rule of thumb, but running everything can be slow. Not to mention that it's unfortunately not a guarantee, as @jrhawley suggests.

Jupyter, looking for tips and tricks, boosts welcome 

@RaoOfPhysics Here is one: Beware of cell dependencies! Spreading your code over many cells is very good for presentation, but dependencies aren't marked or tracked. So, if you try to run a cell w/out running its dependencies first you'll be in trouble. This often creeps up on you when you're trying to flesh something out.

@bgcarlisle Hello! Thank you for accepting me! Happy to be here.

Hi, I'm a cognitive science PhD candidate at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

My research interests include cognitive modeling of psychometric tasks and phenomena, reasoning and relational thinking, cognitive architectures, and the foundations of cognitive science.

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