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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Thank you, Canada, for Chris Hadfield

We’ve sent hundreds of people into space already, but only one of them is Chris Hadfield: The best of Chris Hadfield on social media (This is from the Vancouver Sun) Commander Hadfield returns to Earth tonight. Hadfield, I’m sure your

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Thank you, Canada, for Chris Hadfield

We’ve sent hundreds of people into space already, but only one of them is Chris Hadfield: The best of Chris Hadfield on social media (This is from the Vancouver Sun) Commander Hadfield returns to Earth tonight. Hadfield, I’m sure your

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