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Joe Thorley
A computational biologist who programs in R and fits models using JAGS, STAN and TMB. I sometimes tweet about fish.
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Hadley Wickham May 21
Replying to @kara_woo
Exhaustive list of changes at . Includes work of , ggplot2 intern extraordinaire.
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Daniel Emaasit May 18
Greta: An package for simple Bayesian modeling [in a-few lines of code]: Uses as computational backend.
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Davis Vaughan May 16
I'm very pleased to announce that `furrr` 📦 has finally hit CRAN. furrr allows you to use purrr's suite of map(), map2(), pmap(), etc functions in parallel through the use of `future`. Thanks everyone for the support (100 stars on GitHub!!).
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Poisson Consulting May 15
We are accepting applicants for our Junior Computational Biologist position until the end of the month You must have a Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences, Computer Science, Computational Biology or Bioinformatics.
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Poisson Consulting May 15
We have developed an package to estimate optimal exploitation rates in recreational fisheries based on yield per recruit methods Any feedback is appreciated
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Robert Arlinghaus May 10
Fish reproductive-energy output increases disproportionately with body size or big females produced way more eggs
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Joe Thorley May 9
The Problem with Programming - via This interview is over 12 years old but still relevant
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Joe Thorley May 4
Up to date thoughts on Bayesian priors
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Mikey Harper May 2
is an one of my favourite packages for producing graphics in R. Linking your data to the plot can be powerful way to communicate your analysis: Thanks for a great package!
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Matt Dowle Apr 30
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Stephanie Hazlitt Apr 27
Today introduced me to & I think we are going to be _good_ friends. Note taking in markdown & storing code snippets & gists, oh my 🎉
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David Smith Apr 24
The new R 3.5.0 brings significant performance and memory improvements
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Poisson Consulting Apr 23
Junior Computation Biologist Position We’re hiring!
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Matt.0 Apr 17
"Forcing Yourself to Make Life Easier" An article (I hope) will convince you to turn your PhD (or project) into an R package.
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Joe Thorley Apr 17
Replying to @stephhazlitt
yesno2("Hello again.\nAnd now\ndo you\nlike\nmy hat?", no = "I do not", yes = "I do.\n What a hat!\n I like it!\n I like that party hat!") Hello again. And now do you like my hat? 1: I do. What a hat! I like it! I like that party hat! 2: I do not Selection: 1 [1] TRUE
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Joe Thorley Apr 17
Replying to @stephhazlitt
> yesno2("Do you like my hat?", no = "I do not", yes = "I do.\n What a hat!\n I like it!\n I like that party hat!") Do you like my hat? 1: I do. What a hat! I like it! I like that party hat! 2: I do not Selection: 2 [1] FALSE
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Joe Thorley Apr 17
yesno package has a new function > yesno2("Do you like this question?", yes = "I really do") Do you like this question? 1: I really do 2: No Selection: 2 [1] FALSE
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Richard McElreath Apr 17
The loo team used a pair of examples from my book to illustrate the differences btw WAIC/LOO and Akaike-weights/stacking-weights. Super clear and useful, esp if you already know my book examples.
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SwiftOnSecurity Apr 16
Replying to @SwiftOnSecurity
The case against the 19-year-old Canadian for “hacking” Nova Scotia is a total fraud by clueless government officials trying to cover their ass who have no idea what they’ve done. Let me speak very carefully: This entire thing is complete fucking nonsense.
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Colin Bean Apr 13
How to use (and not to use) movement‐based indices for quantifying foraging behaviour
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