Lessons from Drupalcon 2014

Though I have been increasingly more involved in larger and larger web development projects throughout the last five years of my day job and freelancing, I’m still fairly new to Drupal development. So I was excited to win a very

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Lessons from Drupalcon 2014

Though I have been increasingly more involved in larger and larger web development projects throughout the last five years of my day job and freelancing, I’m still fairly new to Drupal development. So I was excited to win a very

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Doing something about discouraging data

I blogged earlier about some discouraging data on the involvement of women in professional CS. I also bemoaned the eye roll-inducing culture of computer geeks that I encountered at university. And I wondered (offline) about how and why the tiny

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Doing something about discouraging data

I blogged earlier about some discouraging data on the involvement of women in professional CS. I also bemoaned the eye roll-inducing culture of computer geeks that I encountered at university. And I wondered (offline) about how and why the tiny

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WordPress to Drupal 6. Magic! Test post. Now messing with title.

UPDATE 2: Successful test! Manual import showed only one “updated” node, the one corresponding to this blog post. Content did indeed update to match first update. The other 9 TEST Top Stories were “new”. All 10 retained original “Authored on”

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WordPress to Drupal 6. Magic! Test post. Now messing with title.

UPDATE 2: Successful test! Manual import showed only one “updated” node, the one corresponding to this blog post. Content did indeed update to match first update. The other 9 TEST Top Stories were “new”. All 10 retained original “Authored on”

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The science of science communication, summarized

I’ve identified as a scientist for most of my life, despite leaving at the end of my master’s to pursue a career in science communication. The biggest challenge for me in that career shift – next to learning to meet

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The science of science communication, summarized

I’ve identified as a scientist for most of my life, despite leaving at the end of my master’s to pursue a career in science communication. The biggest challenge for me in that career shift – next to learning to meet

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Discouraging data: women in CS and IT

In making my mark in the realm of data and information visualization, it will probably do me good to become a better and more knowledgeable coder. I am now looking into pursuing a little more CS education, and am excited

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Discouraging data: women in CS and IT

In making my mark in the realm of data and information visualization, it will probably do me good to become a better and more knowledgeable coder. I am now looking into pursuing a little more CS education, and am excited

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#ESA2013 Ignite: Open Science

I had sooooo much fun organizing my first Ignite talk session. I would do it again in a heartbeat. I met several excellent people and learned a lot about data, R and collaboration tools. I am also super proud of

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#ESA2013 Ignite: Open Science

I had sooooo much fun organizing my first Ignite talk session. I would do it again in a heartbeat. I met several excellent people and learned a lot about data, R and collaboration tools. I am also super proud of

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Add your Twitter username to your conference badge

I designed these Twitter stickers in July 2012 to hand out at the ESA meeting in Portland during and after the social media workshop I ran with Jacquelyn Gill. They’re getting more and more popular (as of ESA 2013, I’ve

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Add your Twitter username to your conference badge

I designed these Twitter stickers in July 2012 to hand out at the ESA meeting in Portland during and after the social media workshop I ran with Jacquelyn Gill. They’re getting more and more popular (as of ESA 2013, I’ve

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MOOCs are not the end of education; they are a game changer

What do you folks think of this? http://t.co/XWOfiql5MV @sciencegeekgirl @profdesai @sandramchung — Dave Moore (@DJPMoore) July 26, 2013 Some teachers are brilliant and talented coaches and mentors. But there’s still way too much focus on information delivery in higher education

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MOOCs are not the end of education; they are a game changer

What do you folks think of this? http://t.co/XWOfiql5MV @sciencegeekgirl @profdesai @sandramchung — Dave Moore (@DJPMoore) July 26, 2013 Some teachers are brilliant and talented coaches and mentors. But there’s still way too much focus on information delivery in higher education

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Adding a custom image node to a WordPress RSS feed

I’ve been working with a web development firm to update the homepage of my employer’s website. One of the features of the updated homepage is a nicely styled newsfeed that pulls in both news content and the latest posts from

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Adding a custom image node to a WordPress RSS feed

I’ve been working with a web development firm to update the homepage of my employer’s website. One of the features of the updated homepage is a nicely styled newsfeed that pulls in both news content and the latest posts from

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“Where are you *from*?”

By now, you may have already seen this painfully awkward interaction between a white American man and an Asian-American woman. I found this video hilarious. I’m tempted to start practicing my accents for the next time this exact scenario happens

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“Where are you *from*?”

By now, you may have already seen this painfully awkward interaction between a white American man and an Asian-American woman. I found this video hilarious. I’m tempted to start practicing my accents for the next time this exact scenario happens

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