people: do you sometimes define new distributions? If yes how? distr package, define your own rdist, qdist functions?

@QContinuumHypothesis and RCommander (though not for real world analysis really...)

Grad school etiquette 

@bgcarlisle Better questions to ask a grad student, if you want to show that you're interested and you also care about their mental health:

- What's something cool you recently learned?
- Where do you think your field's research might go in the next 5 years?
- Do you have any readings/resources you'd recommend to an interested non-specialist?

Grad school etiquette 

Never ask a grad student:

* How's the thesis coming?
* When are you done? / When did you start?
* What will you do after you graduate?

If there's news, THEY'LL TELL YOU

Are there any open source GUI based statistics software programs? I know about R, but it’s command-line based...

@JordiGH
A type I error is a negative ( - , I stroke) accepted as a positive (a false positive). A type II error is a positive ( + , II strokes) accepted as a negative (a false negative).

I can never keep Type I errors and Type II errors apart. Anyone got a mnemonic for it in ? I wish they called them failure to reject or failure to accept or something else.

in abstract algebra, a *ring* is an algebraic structure that spins me right round baby right round like a record baby right round round round

Please consider writing your hashtags in upper camelcase so screen readers have a chance at figuring them out.

#whyistayonmastodon sounds like an giant undecipherable mess of sounds.

#WhyIStayOnMastodon reads out "Why I Stay On Mastodon" 😄

(Reason #44 I stay here: my previous requests like this have been generally well-received, proving that most people are awesome.)

@seagazelle BuuuUUUt already for a couple years there was a club in the chicago loop called the Warehouse which had the distinction of having an all ages night where a racially diverse crowd of largely lgbt teens were able to have a safe place to go and dance. One of the first people spinning there was Frankie Knuckles who was all types of experimental in working with breakbeats as well as low-end sequencers which were available for cheap, and therefor more accessible 2/

ONLY OPEN IF YOU'RE GAY 

if u read this u r gey

How To Crack An Egg
1. Smack the egg firmly for good luck
2. Omg not that firm jesus now it’s all over your hands goddamn it
EggTips™: when cracking an egg, you don’t want to force it; coax it, encourage it, say kind words like “you’re doing a great job”

Any Monotone Boolean Function Can Be Realized by Interlocked Polygons
Article by Erik D. Demaine and Martin L. Demaine and Ryuhei Uehara
In collections: Basically computer science, Easily explained
We show how to construct interlocked...
URL: erikdemaine.org/papers/Interlo
PDF: erikdemaine.org/papers/Interlo
Entry: read.somethingorotherwhatever.

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