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best thing i've ever heard about labels: "as any cat will tell you, putting yourself in a box is completely different from someone else putting you in a box"

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"AI is coming for your job" snark 

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Me, with a voiceover voice: in a world
Analytic philosopher: hold on, I am not comfortable with the pace with which you are making assumptions

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I have now had the installation of two packages with such functions have "non-zero exit status", because one of their 20 different dependencies wont install

You would think it would be an option in chisq.test, but no

Why is it so hard to find a G-test function in R? It's honestly easier to calculate manually at this point

I am unable to type 1.96 without first typing 19.6

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Griping about that compsci "big data" course 

Oh *that's* why no R packages seem to be installed on this computer - new R version

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Tag your APODs, nerds

(I'm kidding, apods 4ever)

It's always amusing to see that, for all the popularity of the phrase "curse of dimensionality," nobody seems to be using it the same way...

I have access to the blackboard site of an undergraduate course I'm marking for this trimester, so I keep getting notifications for new content in "Statistics in Practice" and it takes me a while to realise I don't actually need to care about that right now

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lecture seriously derailed by lecturer trying to remember proof that maxima/minima lie at derivative=0

So many people in my classes this trimester; I almost feel like an anonymous undergrad again

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