A blog by social scientist Peter Licari.
Writing, visualizing, and playing with things at the intersection of data, science, society, and pop-culture.
I’m currently in the process of transitioning my dissertation from LibreOffice into LaTeX because I like pain it’s a lot easier to fenagle all of the images and tables while making sure that I’m keeping in-line with the grad school’s style formatting requirements.
I saw XKCD #2295 and “Statistically Independent Garbage” inspired me to tack something on at the end.
I came across this tweet by Republican Senator John Cornyn (TX) while trying to satisfy my brain’s dually rational responses for both information and numbness during a pandemic surfing social media.
Capturing a PowerPoint/Google Slides Lecture with Open Source Software. (Brought to You By: COVID-19)
A number of schools are either shutting down or transitioning classes to an online format due to the novel corona virus (also known as COVID-19).