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Joe Thorley
A computational biologist who programs in R and fits Bayesian models.
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Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology Sep 15
Aaand take off! Our first fully on-line course with Joseph Thorley: Understanding Statistics and Decision-Making for Resource Managers.
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seb dalgarno Sep 9
Today I start a PhD under supervision of at !! I'm looking forward to filling my boots with river water and filling my brain (more) with statistical models, R code, telemetry and all things fishy.
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Jim Hester Aug 20
What is the best OS for Why Windows may not be it
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Brian Starzomski Aug 19
"widespread declines in Pacific salmon size based on 60 years of measurements from 12.5 million fish across Alaska, the last largely pristine North American salmon-producing region"
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Joe Thorley Jul 20
Replying to @big_bad_sam
Do you mean the Canteen scene? ;)
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Sander Greenland Jul 14
An advantage of the S-value is its refutational scaling; s=0 means the test gave no information against a hypothesis or model. No coin toss=no evidence, showing the fallacy of taking p=1 to mean the test supports a hypothesis. Support requires strong restrictions on alternatives.
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Joe Thorley Jul 7
Replying to @joe_thorley
The course is full. If it goes well I’ll repeat it in the spring.
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seb dalgarno Jun 29
How best to access the BC Freshwater Atlas from R??fwapgr 📦 is my latest swing at the problem. It is very fast and handles large requests due to the great work of on a FWA Postgres database and API. Check it out at !
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Valentin Amrhein Jun 27
"we find no evidence that moving researchers away from p-values or null hypothesis significance testing makes them less prone to dichotomization or over-interpretation of findings."
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UN Climate Change Jun 21
Temperatures reached +38°C within the Arctic Circle on Saturday, 17°C hotter than normal for 20 June. is accelerating, and some parts of the world are heating a lot faster than others. The emissions is a race for survival. Dataviz via
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Joe Thorley Jun 23
Yes the documentation is pretty impenetrable and at times totally perplexing
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Joe Thorley Jun 23
Replying to @MilesMcBain
In my experience Rmd -> md is dealt with by caching but the md -> html stage is up to 60x faster in hugo than jekyll (enough to be annoying even for a smallish site)
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Joe Thorley Jun 23
Replying to @MilesMcBain
I switched from jekyll because its much faster to render big sites
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Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology Jun 15
We have a new course to share with you! Taught by Joe Thorley who you likely know and respect already, and available to Resource Managers ONLINE this September.
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Joe Thorley Jun 15
Understanding Statistics & Decision-Making for Natural Resource Managers An online course I’m teaching in September for
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EvanAmiesGalonski Jun 9
fishbc, An R package of Fish Codes for British Columbia is now on CRAN. Easily Access raw and curated data on the codes, classification and conservation status of freshwater fishes in British Columbia.
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ipbes Jun 2
New study: accelerating: 500+ vertebrate species 'on the brink,' likely lost in 20 years In just 100 years avg 94% of populations lost for 77 species "6th mass extinction not inevitable, but the warning lights are flashing" -
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Samuel Sinyangwe Oct 5
For those who are interested in research-based solutions to stop police violence, here’s what you need to know - based on the facts and data. A thread. (1/x)
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Joe Thorley May 7
Replying to @joranelias
I agree - with the possible exception of <coord_*>+ I think it should go before <labs/lims/ggtitle etc>+ as its more important and becaues its closely related to <scale_*>+
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haidagwaii.io May 3
We've released a mobile friendly web page of up-to-date information on Haida Gwaii Services affected by COVID-19 Development was funded by
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