Rogue Scholar Posts

Published in Andrew Heiss's blog

At the end of June 2024, Posit released a beta version of its next-generation IDE for data science: Positron. This follows Posit’s general vision for language-agnostic data analysis software: RStudio PBC renamed itself to Posit PBC in 2022 to help move away from a pure R focus, and Quarto is pan-lingual successor to R Markdown.

Published in quantixed

I wrote previously about how to archive a Slack workspace. Well, now Slack announced a new policy, effective from August 26th, 2024. Under the new policy, messages and files older than one year in workspaces on the free tier will be deleted . This is in addition to the 90 day limit for viewing content in the workspace. This causes a problem with the solution I outlined previously.

Published in Stories by Research Graph on Medium

Exploring the OpenAlex Data Structure and Visualization Author: Qingqin Fang ( ORCID: 0009–0003–5348–4264) Introduction to OpenAlex In today’s world, the realm of research papers is brimming with countless hot topics, and the sheer volume of publications can be overwhelming.

Published in FAIR Data Digest

Hi everyone, welcome back to today’s edition in which I share a work update related to bibliographic data and provide information to an upcoming interesting talk. ::: {.subscription-widget-wrap attrs=“{"url":"","text":"Subscribe","language":"en"}” component-name=“SubscribeWidgetToDOM”} Thanks for reading FAIR Data Digest! Subscribe for free to receive new posts and support my work.

Published in recology
Author Scott Chamberlain

Soooo, my last job at Deck was amazing. I loved it. I was doing data engineer stuff there, mostly maintaining infrastructure for data pipelines. Everyone was great and the mission was amazing: helping Democrats win. Yet the company was shut down about a month ago, sending me on another job search, the 3rd since early/mid 2021.

Published in quantixed

Earlier this year I set up a bot on Mastodon. The bot, AlbumsX3, posts an album suggestion twice-a-day. Performance has been good. It has only missed a few posts due – I think – to server glitches. However, I have made a couple of tweaks to upgrade the bot since my last post, so I thought I would detail them here. Preventing duplicate posts In the last post I wrote: Well, it wasn’t long before I needed to revisit this issue.

Published in FAIR Data Digest

Hi everyone, this week it’s all about hands-on! I will talk about a webinar on trying to fix quality issues in Wikidata by using its ontology. Additionally I will share a few resources around basics and advanced uses of the query language SPARQL that is used to query Linked Data, for example from Wikidata.