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FAQ for academic social scientists interested in tech | Paul Litvak
A summary / FAQ of what it's like to work in industry for people coming from academia. I agree with a lot of it, although I *am* a research scientist and I don't think I'd agree with "you probably know if you do something that would make you competitive for these jobs." I came from cognitive psychology.
academia  career 
may 2017
Eliminating delays on ESC in vim and zsh - John Hawthorn
I love the internet.

Without intending to help me, @jhawthorn wrote about fixing a tiny prob and helped me anyway
tmux 
august 2016
Twitter
✎ Using and to aggregate urls & url responses

This was a fun one ⛱
pinboard  rstats  httr  sherif  tnowfi  from twitter
june 2016
Checking links and link responses with httr and R
✎ Using and to aggregate urls & url responses

This was a fun one ⛱
pinboard  rstats  httr  sherif  tnowfi  from twitter
june 2016
totes profesh: how to blog about code and give zero fucks
I like this.

"how to blog about code and give zero fucks"
blogging 
march 2016
Karl Popper on democracy: From the archives: the open society and its enemies revisited | The Economist
Sir Karl Popper on a better theory of democracy and why prop representation is bad for it.

(cc: @cgpgrey)
Economist  Popper  democracy 
january 2016
Facets (ggplot2)
Looked this up to find out how to change the background color of the facet strips.
ggplot2 
january 2016
R sucks - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
Sensationalist attention-grabbing title, but valid criticism inside.
rstats 
december 2015
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