RRC|BIOSTATISTICS

Back It Up. All of It.

Don’t be a dummy, back up your (organized) data. Save yourself the tears, the worry, the “I told you sos” from well meaning and not so well meaning folk, and have a system for backing up your data.

Award & Speed Chair - Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference (2016)

This year I’ll be attending the Women in Statistics and Data Science conference in Charlotte, NC!

Sessions I’m Looking Forward To

Taking a page out of the playbook from Citizen Statistician and Karl Broman, I’m really looking forward to the Big Data Research at AT&T Labs and Scaling Up to Address Data Science Challenges, both on Friday. I wish I could split myself in two and see what the Statistical Fusion Learning session is about too though. Saturday is a talk on Early Power Prediction in Chip Design, which I’m very curious about.

News About News

Starting today I’ve now got news, categories, and multiple columns! Its terribly exciting for me, if only because I need to justify staying up so late to finish it.

Mentions in the Media - Survey and Analysis of the American Public’s Perceptions and Knowledge About Antibiotic Resistance (2016)

I found quite by accident that there were write-ups about our research on the American public’s opinion about antibiotic and antibiotic resistance via epidemiological crowdsourcing.

The article is called Survey and Analysis of the American Public’s Perceptions and Knowledge About Antibiotic Resistance and I’m quite honored they took the time to read the manuscript and distribute our findings for the general public.

This is very exciting for me, so I’m going to share them here:

Tracking Mentions of Your Publication in the Media

After unexpectedly discovering that news outlets had done write ups about the content of our article, Survey and Analysis of the American Public’s Perceptions and Knowledge About Antibiotic Resistance I tweeted @researchwhisper on how one would to track their your article. A cursory search of the academic blogosphere on this topic appeared to be exclusively about how to track your publications in the usual outlets of Google Scholar or MyNCBI.

Source: LINK

Font Awesome Icons in Your Latex Document

Do you want to use a bit of color, icons, or font that’s not from the early days of computing in your LaTeX file? Well, you’ve got some work to do. Not to fear, I broke it down for you!

Linux Mint Screen Brightness

I bet you’re here because xbacklight isn’t working for you.

Just enter xbacklight -set 41 they said. It’ll work, they said. Below is my solution for you poor, frustrated souls who have a Linux Mint that stubbornly remains at 100% brightness.