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online hot take 

disruptiveness of "asking to ask" on IRC:
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disruptiveness of being a dick to people for "asking to ask" on IRC:
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@June The interface is slightly better than the cogiati and that's the best I can say about it

@Yulran No problem! Glad it worked for somebody else :D

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"AI is coming for your job" snark 

> IBM: AI will change every job and increase demand for creative skills

venturebeat.com/2019/10/30/ibm

Reminders:

🍍 "AI" sometimes means "we found a way to have a task done remotely by people in a sweatshop in another country"

🍍 Sometimes "AI is coming for your job" should be read as "we want you to believe AI is coming for your job in order to prime you to accept lower wages and worse working conditions due to vague uncertainty about your value as a worker"

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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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@bgcarlisle gotta love incorrect handling of missing data!

@gzt There might be other chi-squared tests for contingency tables that you could implement, but I suspect it would still be too small to justify a package

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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

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

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

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