@jboy maybe we should expand the definition of "technical" to include "having the least bit of a clue about racism"

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programmer bro: I'd like this list to stick to technical issues only and not become mired in political issues

also programmer bro: pontificates for paragraph upon paragraph about how criticizing racism is the real racism

@zacchiro ha, I had no idea that preregistration was pioneered by parapsychology!

Marcus was interviewed this week on a must-listen episode of On The Media, where she pointed out that other countries had success with harm-reduction approaches that acknowledged human needs.

wnycstudios.org/podcasts/otm/e

For example, Dutch authorities advised people to pick sex partners for the duration of lockdown and add merge their households with your own "bubble." This presents risks - especially for people in large households - but so does sneaking around.

3/

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Also, I subscribed to the python-ideas list and reading it makes me feel like a Python superhero.

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As of today I'm can say I've contributed code to the Jupyter project! πŸŽ‰

personal site 

@jboy ruling out Google Colab because you're limited to Python 3.6 and I need a more recent release.

help me out

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I want to teach an online workshop in which participants do hands-on exercises in a Jupyter notebook. The important thing is that I be able to "look over their shoulder" and help them sort out issues.

Any ideas for how I could set that up? I suppose any webinar thingy that supports screen sharing could technically work, but I wonder whether there are better tools.

Really like this color palette I accidentally created. I think this will become the textnets default.

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I finally managed to produce a SOTU visualization using textnets.

EE.UU. 

TIL bipartite graphs look great with Sugiyama layout 😍

RecursionError: maximum recursion depth exceeded

why yes, I'm trying to subclass pandas.DataFrame

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