Pinned toot

Would anybody have any interest in me tooting out cool papers, preprints, preprints?

zx boosted

What are people's favourite electric bikes?

zx boosted

I know people give Zoom shit, but show me a solution/tutorial that allows 30 people to do video conferencing and I'll start recommending it. Jitsi in default configuration barely handles 8.

zx boosted

One nice thing about disease modelling this one is that SIS is sufficient. And it has a decent closed-form!

zx boosted
zx boosted

Hot take: When so much modern sci fi is full of horrible dystopias, imperialism in space, war, and jerkass "heroes", the eutopian ideals in Star Trek: The Next Generation are really nonconformist

Show thread

I'm thinking to replace my lab notebooks with a personal wiki to better tie all my projects and idle thoughts together.

Has anyone else done this? How have you liked the result?

I have been wrecked by a need for explanations to be testable. That theory building without making predictions or having a way to tell if you are wrong is just wasting time.

I think about ICML deadline I need to bite the bullet and really engage with the causality literature gradientinstitute.org/blog/6/

Basically unless I stick to prediction all the high-impact projects on my plate need causality.

zx boosted

Inference For Partial Correlation When Data Are Missing Not At Random - arxiv.org/abs/1710.04569

zx boosted

Thanks to everyone who joined us in LA today to tell ICANN to stop the sale of the .ORG domain registry to private equity. We had a great rally, and gave the entire board the 34,000 signatures and 700+ organizations that have signed onto the petition to protect .ORGs! t.co/lCWKB3DbmK

zx boosted

A Bayesian Model For Sparse Graphs With Flexible Degree Distribution And Overlapping Community Structure - arxiv.org/abs/1810.01778

zx boosted

grad student free food tips 

zx boosted
zx boosted

"Unbelievable that this mysterious spook has singlehandedly discredited so many legitimate journalists #Wikipedia pages. It is actually his full time job

mintpressnews.com/phillip-cros "

#politics #antiWar #web

src: mstdn.io/@taoeffect/1034727474 (stolen because it needed tags)

I feel really guilty making a shitty joint model, but I only need the conditional distribution to be easy to sample from.

@mikiobraun I'm glad to see you back on this. I really want all of us to migrate off of birdsite.

Show more
Mastodon

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!