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After that inspiring panel of women in Data Science, I want to give a spotlight and appreciation round to all those #RLadies that are active on #rspatial and that have definitely inspired me to also try and be part of the community 🤩
I invite you all to give a shoutout to those amazing #RSpatialLadies that have crossed your path!
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Loved this line from @McconnellKyla:
"I realized I was becoming a copy/paste data scientist and decided that I should invest more time in this"
@McconnellKyla @TnaniHedia just compared programming with playing during her journey of learning coding! Great way to see it! 😀
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Hi all 👋 today I would like to talk about #CV tips. Did you know you can create your CV in #rstats? There are so many cool 📦 out there!
I personally use {vitae} with a good range of eye-catching templates to choose from, I highly recommend it!
What I like the most about building my CV in R is that I can organize everything in an R-project, I push to GitHub which gives me track changes and I can use the great advantages of #rmarkdown and #latex. Here is the repo of my #vitae CV github.com/loreabad6/R-CV
I had to modify a bit the .csl file to adapt certain details to my taste, and I included a 🗺️ of my journey which has had some nice feedback, as it serves as a visual presentation card 💃 A preview of my CV made with the vitae R package
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Morning! Let's continue with the polling results, today and get some #learningtips. Here is what people voted for regarding learnings strategies! Not surprisingly, the big majority likes some hands-on exercises, although a mix between theory and practice is also welcome 😎 Results to poll about learn...
📚 Very few people voted for learning from books about coding, but have you already seen all the resources out there? #rstats has a big pile, and the best way to browse them all is with the Big Book of R #rmarkdown #bookdown
bigbookofr.com/index.html
Most of the people like blogs and written content. Well this is the perfect opportunity to point you to the #RLadies blogs collected by @PipingHotData & @DrMowinckels
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Poll #1 results are in! Now let’s see if we can answer this *for real* by generating an✨ AWESOME✨ list of #RLadies blogs! 💜 Comment 👇🏽 for yourself or someone you know (1 comment = 1 blog)! I’ll kick it off w/ some #RLadies blogs I have read recently!

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This is happening on Friday 8/28 at 11:15 AM Eastern!! events.linuxfoundation.org/r-medicine/

Listen to me speak about "beyond sample splitting: valid inference while double dipping"!

#rmed2020 #rstats
#RLadies
This is joint work with some of my current/former students, including @lucylgao @yc_yc_yc_yc Anna Neufeld and Sean Jewell
As well as other collaborators including Jacob Bien and Paul Fearnhead
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@KTorresStats Hi Katy!

The resume looks good to me!

I'm starting a thread with some ideas.

Goal 1: Connect with #rstats data science community
- Tons of academic and industry here on Twitter
- do informational interviews with acquaintances
- join @RLadiesGlobal Slack @R4DScommunity
@KTorresStats @RLadiesGlobal @R4DScommunity Goal here is to meet someone who can get your name to a hiring manager
- referrals == stronger chance of interview/hire
- R4DS and #rladies Slack are places outside Twitter to find job posts, ask questions, network
- Info interviews help you understand what pro DS do/expect
@KTorresStats @RLadiesGlobal @R4DScommunity Goal #2: read livebook.manning.com/book/build-you…

By @robinson_es and @skyetetra

Tons of good ideas and biggest additional step IMO == get a public portfolio

Essentially show the industry that you can do the job already!
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So you want to learn #rstats? I’ll tell you about my favourite learning resources in a minute, but first… some tips and tricks. 1/n
Tip 1: Find a reason. It is tough to get motivated to learn something new when your old workflow, while inefficient and not reproducible, gets the job done. If you try to learn #rstats in service of a real project, you are more likely to persevere. 2/n
Tip 2: Make it fun with side projects. Try sentiment analysis on Jane Austen novels juliasilge.com/blog/you-must-… Or learn regular exp by on analyzing your bank trans data r-bloggers.com/analyse-your-b…. Check out #tidytuesday for vis practice datasets 3/n
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So, I love the amazing variety of colour palettes we have available in R! 🎨 🖌️

I'll share some of my favorites! #RLadies #dataviz

First up: Wes Anderson by @_inundata

🔗: github.com/karthik/wesand…
@_inundata Next: FISH 🐟🐠🍥

I discovered this one by chance today, and can't wait to try it out!

#fishualize by @NinaSchiett 🌊

🔗: nschiett.github.io/fishualize/ind…
@_inundata @NinaSchiett I 💜 Studio Ghibli, so I was delighted to discover {ghibli} by @ewen_!

"Make ggplot cute again!"

🔗: ewenme.github.io/ghibli/index.h…
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100% proud 😊 of this community achievement 💪🏽: a translation to Spanish of a must-read 📖 for those who are starting with #rstats - or learned it a while ago! ⌛️

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As announced at #LatinR2019, the translation to Spanish of “R for Data Science” by @hadleywickham & @StatGarrett is complete ✔️ and can be found here

🔗 es.r4ds.hadley.nz #rstat #rstates #r4ds

(yes! free, open, for the whole 🗺️) 2/n
I take advantage of this great @r4ds_es achievement to tell you an anecdote.

Its audience is meant to be those that, like me_version_2018 🐣, don’t dare to talk to the R community 🌟celebrities🌟 3/n
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Getting ready to start our Intro to R Workshop! #rstats #RLadies
The fabulous instructors for today’s workshop! @nikkirubinstein @goknurginer #RLadies
For those who are new, the #RLadies community is extremely supportive and welcoming!
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Happy 4th of July!!
One area of intergration of ML and econometrics is providing inference after variable selection (Post selection Inference) #rstats #econtwitter #Rladies #ML #econometrics 1/n
Most popular technique in economics is the 'Double LASSO' which provides inference on the treatment effect after variable selection using LASSO. Check out the R package 'hdm'. cran.r-project.org/web/packages/h…
#rstats #econtwitter 2/n
We are often interested in conducting inference on other selected covariates (controls) as well. Check out R package 'selectiveInference' which conducts inference on multiple covariates. cran.r-project.org/web/packages/s…
#rstats #econtwitter 3/n
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#RYouWithMe showcase Day 4:

Unit 2 (Clean It Up) Lesson 1: Cleaning Up Columns
This lesson comes in 3⃣ parts! See thread 👇
Find the link to the lesson in the video descriptions!

#rstats #rladies #dumpdatacamp #rstudio #learntocode
Part 1: How to clean up and rename variable names! Video:
Part 2: How to select subsets of data and change the order of variables! Video:
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You might be looking for R learning resources, especially if you’ve dropped @DataCamp. We’d like to point you to #RYouWithMe!

rladiessydney.org/ryouwithme

Over the coming days, we'll be showcasing the lessons. Stay tuned!

#rstats #rladies #dumpdatacamp
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Hi! I’ll be curating the @WeAreRLadies account this coming week, so I thought tonight I’d round up a few things the previous #RLadies curators shared that I really liked! :)
@WeAreRLadies W1: @dataandme

I found @StephdeSilva's "Data Analysis: Questions to Ask the First Time" (and the two related posts that followed) a really helpful starting point! I’d love to hear any advice other people have on exploratory analyses and report writing :)

@WeAreRLadies @dataandme @StephdeSilva W2: @LucyStats

I first learned from @RebeccaB2820’s post how we can use #rstats to extract data from PDFs when the text isn’t automatically recognised!

When the text *is* recognised, my go-to tool is @MilesMcBain’s {datapasta} github.com/milesmcbain/da…

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During my 6+ years in tech, I've encountered my fair share of sexism, but have also worked alongside some really great guys.
These guys cared about me and my work, and lots of the small things they did (sometimes without realizing) added up to big things over time.
Below are examples of "good guys in tech" and things they have done that have helped my career. I hope others can follow their example.
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