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(1/n) Excited that final version of work led by @D4N__ studying evolutionary repeatability and collateral sensitivity is out. #mathevo #clecliniccancer nature.com/articles/s4146… @CCLRI @NatureComms @CWRUSOM
(2/n) This collab between @CompSciOxford @CCLRI @CWRUSOM & @MoffittPSOC is an extension of @D4N__ ‘s initial theory paper that proposed ‘steering evolution’ as a method of extending the use of existing drugs to control infection. #AntibioticResistance journals.plos.org/ploscompbiol/a…
(3/n) using the fitness landscape metaphor, we reasoned that instances of collateral sensitivity need not be repeatable, as evolutionary branch points could lead to multiple peaks - which could have different sensitivity profiles.
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I’ve had a lovely few days of doing NOTHING work related! I hope you have had some relaxation too.

BUT I do want to tell you about the “full stack” requirements of this AWESOME job that you should apply for to work with me & @AutisticaUK at @turinginst!

turing.ac.uk/work-turing/re…
Here are some screen grabs from the job ad that talk about what you need.... the essential requirements.
I was nervous writing this ad. It’s asking for A LOT to have someone join an academic project for a salary of between £34,000 and £40,000 if they can do ALL the #FullStack development! There are lots of jobs that would pay you a lot more!!
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I found this story buried on pages 110-111 of Save the Children's annual 990 filing with the IRS. bostonglobe.com/business/2018/…
I had a little bit of help from #Python and IRS data. The IRS is now making electronically filed 990s available in electronic form. irs.gov/newsroom/irs-m…
So I wrote a program a while ago to download all the 990s and flag ones that reported a major "diversion of assets." github.com/TWALLACK/IRS
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Não deu pra ir no #codabr18? Foi, mas queria mesmo era se clonar pra ver as muitas atividades simultâneas? A gente reuniu quase 40 apresentações e recursos didáticos usados nas mesas, bootcamps e workshops! Conhecimento bom é conhecimento aberto! #ddj escoladedados.org/2018/11/21/apr…
Vamos revisitar aos poucos as apresentações do #CodaBr18 :

Na abertura, o @albertocairo abordou a democratização da visualização de dados, falando de sua busca para que esta prática se torne uma linguagem universal 🌐

drive.google.com/file/d/1PrDaDB…
@viegasf falou de suas pesquisas sobre inteligência artificial, #dataviz e inovação no Google. Aqui, você confere a oficina que ela deu sobre Interpretação e Fairness em Machine Learning

bit.ly/mlfairness-coda
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✨🧠 The ecosystem that has grown up around @TensorFlow in the last few years blows my mind. There's just so much functionality, compared to some of the other, newer frameworks.

👉Consider this an ever-expanding thread for me to take notes + wrap my brain around products. Ready?
1) @TensorFlow Extended (TFX)

It's no secret that I 💕 #TFX and all of its tooling for deploying machine learning models into production. If you care about keeping your models up-to-date and monitoring them, you should check out the product + its paper.

tensorflow.org/tfx/?hl=zh-cn
2) @TensorFlow Hub

If you want to train your model on a small data set, or improve generalization, you'll need to use something called transfer learning. #TFHub modules make it easy—and are available in an #OSS marketplace: tfhub.dev.

site: tensorflow.org/hub/
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Let's try something interesting ...I call it #socialLearning. I post a #DataScience topic and you tell me interesting things you know about it.!!
In python we are able to unpack sequences (think lists, tuples etc..) into variables
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👋 Hi, friends! A couple of folks DM-ed asking about the difference between @GoogleColab and @GoogleCloud #DataLab.

📒 Both services are built with @ProjectJupyter, and look kinda similar; and both are useful for data exploration! - but that is the extent of the overlap. (1/n)
✨📒 @GoogleColab doesn’t require any setup or other @Google products to be used; though notebooks are stored on @GoogleDrive.

It’s intended primarily for interactive use- which means some long-running background processes may be stopped. It currently only supports Python. (2/n)
✨👩‍🔬#DataLab is also free to use; but allows you to analyze data using @GoogleCloud resources. You can take full advantage of scalable services such as #BigQuery and Cloud ML Engine to analyze, manipulate and visualize data.

📊 Python, SQL, and JavaScript are supported. (3/n)
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Having #LambdaWorld withdrawal? We've got you covered with videos of presentations from the event. Let's kick things off with coverage from Lambda World Seattle!
Watch @kmett's opening keynote, There and Back Again from #LambdaWorld Seattle!
Learn how to bring the jewels of the #Python world to #Scala with @ApacheSpark in @holdenkarau's #LambdaWorld Seattle talk. Watch here:
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Now up: Zachary Brown, Lead Data Scientist at S&P Global on #DataScience and #OpenEducation for the enterprise. Dayjob: #AI, Sidehustle: building #digital skills using #opensource #ODSCWest @School_GC
#DigitalLiteracy - Why? Effective work today requires a lot of associated learning. @linuxfoundation @github #VersionControl #Visualization -- continuous learning is critical. Optimal tools & processes are probably not the ones you are using now (Matlab vs. Scikit-Learn)
Need an evolving understanding for what tools are available today to get your work done. If you want your business people to work with your #datascience team, they need to understand what data is and what it can do. Also helps to avoid chasing buzzwords and bling.
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The Data Engineering group at The New York Times is hiring for multiple roles #dataengineering @nytdevs
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THREAD - How about a bunch of blog posts on #Space and #Astronomy? Yes, I have more than you can imagine - especially since these are really just #physics topics. Hold on - because this is going to be a bit large.
2/ Here is an answer to my fav astronomy question EVER - "What would the phases of the moon look like if the moon was a cube?" wired.com/2015/09/moon-c…
3/ The great thing about the cube moon question is that it really tests if students understand phases of the moon rather than just recalling factual stuff. Here is my python model of a cube and spherical moon
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If you're new to #python programming, welcome aboard! I've spotted a few techniques that newcomers miss out on and thus learn more slowly.
First, and most important: install and use ipython. You will learn APIs much faster with tab completion and the ability to write foo? to see documentation for foo.

The default python interpreter will slow you down.
Second, install a linter in your editor. I suggest pyflakes for newcomers. This will catch lots of silly errors and give you fast feedback on syntax.
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High level #python #tutorial thread:
Python is a high level language that runs bytecode in its virtual machine.
Everything is an object.
It supports OOP up to multiple inheritance and functional programming.
Typing is polymorphic - duck typing is preferred
A Python script is a file with a name like name.py - we indent at four spaces (it matters), comments (after #) don't execute - and is typically written like:

def main(): # function
print("Hello world")

if __name__ == '__main__': # then entry point
main()
A module is a reusable script:

"""this is a docstring at the top of the module - gives help on the module"""

import this # do imports at the top

def main(): # main at top or bottom
"""functions get docstrings too"""

if __name__... always at the bottom, assumed from now on
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learn How Compiler Works in 20 minutes xahlee.info/parser/compile…
What's the Difference Between BNF, EBNF, ABNF?
xahlee.info/parser/bnf_ebn…
#golang #haskell #lisp #python
this, still the best book on writing a compiler. Though, not as clear and broad as i thought.
there are thievery pdf versions online, but all code/formula are screwed. You better buy the real thing.
Dragon Book Table of Contents
xahlee.info/parser/dragon_…
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