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Recent work at USGS Water

This is a link to a blog, which is itself a project that I have worked on, along with other teammates. It highlights work that I and my coworkers at U.S. Geological Survey Water Mission Area have been working on over the past few years. [more inside]
posted by rockindata on Mar 16, 2021 - 1 comment

The Juris Lab

The Juris Lab is a collaborative empirical legal research blog covering a wide range of subjects, including judicial behavior, regulatory activity, computational linguistics, and litigation analytics. New posts most weekdays.
posted by jedicus on Feb 26, 2021 - 0 comments

Drawing from data: resources for data exploration with Python

I've been teaching and writing about data analysis and visualization using Python for a few years now, and an absence of teaching work during the events of this year has finally given me the time to put together a book. There are also articles about various aspects of data processing with the scientific Python stack (pandas/numpy/matplotlib/seaborn) and more to come.
posted by primer_dimer on Nov 5, 2020 - 1 comment

On the internet, nobody knows you're a bot

I used thousands of New Yorker cartoon contest caption submissions to classify about 100 cartoons into nineteen categories, and trained a neural network to generate new captions for each category. Some of them are kind of funny. [more inside]
posted by theodolite on Jul 1, 2019 - 6 comments

Critical data essay/tutorial/experiment

What does critical data science add to our understanding of sexual harassment in academia? [more inside]
posted by elephantsvanish on Aug 11, 2018 - 0 comments

Fact-Checking Can Reduce the Spread of Unreliable News. It Can Also Do the Opposite.

Moderators of r/worldnews on reddit worked with me to test an idea: what are the effects of encouraging fact-checking on the response and spread of unreliable news? On average, messages encouraging fact-checking caused a 2x reduction in the reddit score of tabloid submissions, which likely influenced reddit's rankings. [more inside]
posted by honest knave on Feb 1, 2017 - 3 comments

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