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A bit more . Most data I've worked with resulted in plain vanilla tables and charts found in typical, dry, peer reviewed journals.

I'm now working with some complex data sets probably best handled with . From there, I hope to up my data viz game.

I also have fantasies RE applying and to my small farm efforts.

If my other interests toots wander too far astray from the instance's intent feel free to call me out!

So, learning mode on.

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Major U.S. insurance company to sell only health-tracker backed life insurance boingboing.net/2018/09/20/majo
(Canadian owned!)

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Turns out CNN also has a lite version of their website useful to folks with limited Internet connectivity.

lite.cnn.io/en

about

Poached from the bird site.

NPR has a text only website useful to folks with limited connectivity.

text.npr.org

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Hey do y'all like...wildflowers? Show more

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OK for those of you following Hurricane #Florence - two bots you can follow:

@USAHurricanes - National Hurricane Center

@NOAA (cool sat pics from NOAA)

Pass it on.

#hurricane

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hurricanes, SmallStories Show more

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The astronomer Mary Watson Whitney, known for work on variable stars and using photographic plates to make astronomical measurements, was born #OTD in 1847.

Whitney was one of Maria Mitchell’s first students, and succeeded her as director of Vassar's Observatory and chair of its astronomy department. She served for 22 years, during which time the department published over 100 papers in major journals. Near the end of her tenure there were 160 students enrolled in the program.

Image: Vassar

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The earliest reasonable time that tropical-storm-force winds could arrive in the United States from #Florence is late Wednesday, and the most likely time is Thursday morning. Wednesday should be the last full day to prepare, so plan accordingly.
hurricanes.gov

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Americans are asleep, post pictures of Australian wildlife

This is the Spinifex hopping mouse, notomys Alexis. I once wrote a speculative evolution essay using them as my mass extinction survivor. They have the most concentrated urine of any animal on earth. They can survive without any water for a really really long time. They are also totally adorable.

Note: I did a DDG image search and was presented with quite a lot of porn. Fair warning.

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twitter Show more

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"To help some of the newcomers make connections: name 5-7 things that interest you but aren't in your profile, as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same."

#film
#vfx
#birds
#knitting
#arthistory
#sciencewriting
#concerts
#photography

Memo to the file:

dry concrete mix is heavy

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#Quote CryptoNaturalist: "Bats can hear shapes. Plants can eat light. Bees can dance maps. We can hold all these ideas at once and feel both heavy and weightless with the absurd beauty of it all."
#nature

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