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I’ve been getting a lot of new followers lately, so how about an #epitwitter #ScholarSunday so newcomers can get connected to our lovely community!

Here’s a thread of some of my suggestions for who to follow & why! Add your own in the comments👇🏼
Looking for some academic career advice? Have questions about writing grants? Want tips on making delicious pizza or pie? Head on over to @BillMiller_Epi!
Want support for how to #liveyourbestlife, learn to say ‘no’, or throw an amazing party? You’ll be wanting to follow @lisabodnar!
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📊#Time for monthly #stats

Good news! #ISIS activity on @Twitter decreased again in June: 7 195 new 🎯That's 12% less compared to May.
Again, 88% of these accounts were hacked: old, inactive, weakly protected.
They could easily be frozen in bulk. 😐

Thanks everyone!
#opiceisis
📊Time for monthly #stats

In average, we found 240 new #ISIS accounts per day in #June2019 (May: 263). Always the same guys, coming back again and again, spreading mostly the same propaganda month after month.
A bunch of losers...

#opiceisis
📊Time for monthly #stats

Less good news now. With 6 903 suspensions for 7 195🎯, the outcome (96%) slightly dropped again, by 1%.
@TwitterSupport provided a lower service this month for #ISIS accounts removals, both in terms of quantity...

#opiceisis
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A month after holes in a key database used in GDP estimation were first exposed, the controversy around #India's GDP #data and statistical system has only grown. This #thread is a summary of some answers and many questions on this issue #stats #institutions #economy (1/n)
The latest to question the new GDP series is the former CEA @arvindsubraman who was also among the first to question the new series numbers when they first came out in 2015 (2/n)
His main contention, then and now, is that the new series fails to tally with other economic indicators. Others also have made this point but his recent paper (hks.harvard.edu/centers/cid/pu…) is the most systematic demonstration of that issue (3/n)
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I used @ProjectJupyter to investigate @NSERC_CRSNG expenditure over recent years using #opendata from @OpenGovCan. My exploration is freely available via @mybinderteam here: mybinder.org/v2/gh/colliand… 1/
According to the @OpenGovCan data, Discovery programs @NSERC_CRSNG increased in budget by 16% between 2013 and 2016. 2/
#NSERC leadership was notified of significant gaps in funding for #math and #stats #research by the math/stats Liaison Committee, by Institute Directors, and (publicly) by @NGhoussoub in May. nghoussoub.com/2018/05/09/fet… 3/
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