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Andrea Jones-Rooy
Social scientist, comic, circus performer, professor, denialist. The only thing more powerful than an anecdote is a misapplied anecdote.
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Andrea Jones-Rooy retweeted
The Liz 3h
"Is data science legit?" asks the data scientist. "Data can’t say anything about an issue any more than a hammer can build a house or almond meal can make a macaron." Great piece,
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Andrea Jones-Rooy 2h
Replying to @lizwason @qz
Thank you !
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Andrea Jones-Rooy 14h
Replying to @mlsalgarolo
*slow clap*.
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Andrea Jones-Rooy 16h
Tonight's watch party by at is an Official Recommendation of the ! I'll be talking about the Emmy's voting system, and many far more talented people will be commenting and performing!
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Andrea Jones-Rooy 16h
Replying to @mlsalgarolo
(damn it, I forgot to close! Ok, bye.)
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Andrea Jones-Rooy 16h
Replying to @mlsalgarolo
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Andrea Jones-Rooy 16h
Replying to @mlsalgarolo
It's also fun this person doesn't understand differences in types of socialism. But I'm with you, the challenges really begin in the soup category. (I'm especially intrigued by how the lack of choice = a lack of hope. This person clearly is moved by soup. It's almost inspiring.
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Andrea Jones-Rooy Sep 21
Almost -- I watched half of it the other night and fell asleep and haven't had a chance to finish it! But I have been thinking about it and am like ... am I the only person in the world who has heard of this movie? I am so glad you mentioned it! Ok, now I need to finish it ASAP!!
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Andrea Jones-Rooy Sep 21
OMG I AM HALFWAY THROUGH I WILL REPORT BACK!
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Andrea Jones-Rooy Sep 21
Replying to @BenLillie
I have a degree in political science and even I know what a nematode is (a person who didn't get re-elected, right?).
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Andrea Jones-Rooy Sep 21
Oooh, now I will acquire a copy with even more urgency!!
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Andrea Jones-Rooy retweeted
Parmvir Bahia Sep 20
"Data doesn't say anything. Humans say things..." Love this!
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Andrea Jones-Rooy Sep 21
Replying to @pbiwan
Thank you!! :).
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Andrea Jones-Rooy retweeted
taste of science festival Sep 20
"Data is therefore only as useful as its quality and the skills of the person wielding it." Some of our failures in science are just because, well, we're humans. A great piece on by
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Andrea Jones-Rooy Sep 21
Yes, exactly. I'd argue that our first intuition around it is probably the worst place to start :).
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Andrea Jones-Rooy Sep 21
Replying to @kathryncasteel
Reading at a bar is one of the great joys of life, and I wish I could do it more. Fuck off to anyone who says otherwise, or who thinks that the variable that remotely matters here is where you are rather than, you know, the stabbings.
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Andrea Jones-Rooy Sep 20
Thank you for writing such a great story about the new major at (in case it’s not obvious: it’s at NYU!)
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Andrea Jones-Rooy Sep 20
I suspect this question is directed to but that won't stop me from chiming in -- I believe there's a lot of research that suggests exactly this, no? Curious to hear 's thoughts.
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Andrea Jones-Rooy Sep 20
Replying to @NeilLewisJr
Please trademark this term if you/someone else haven't/hasn't already!
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Andrea Jones-Rooy Sep 20
I wish I could shout this from the rooftops, but until I figure out how to unlock the door on the floor that says "R", I'll retweet it instead.
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