Enjoyed a mini three hour data workshop on structural equation modeling at the @iassistdata@twitter.com conference in . Great interactions. Carpentry as a teaching philosophy is incredibly powerful.

RT @NAChristakis@twitter.com
In both academia and medicine you have the rise of an administrative class that does not actually produce anything. twitter.com/erictopol/status/1

RT @mitalisaran@twitter.com
If the PM meant what he says in his speeches, the last five years would have gone very differently. Seductive messaging is what brought us here. Wanna go again?

RT @NewshubNZ@twitter.com
Lisa Carrington and Scott Martlew clinch World Cup gold bit.ly/2Wxif5r

One more reason to eliminate cigarettes from our lives!
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RT @TerraMarProject@twitter.com
Not only do plastic cigarette butts take 10-15 years to break down, but they leak toxins into our environment! One butt in 2 gallons of water is enough to kill small crustaceans. Help us recycle the world's most-littered plastic:
bit.ly/2JE3aZ1


twitter.com/TerraMarProject/st

Endless sycophancy from Indians in praise of a demagogue fascist. Stockholm syndrome at its worst. Indians are the new Nazis.
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RT @gchikermane@twitter.com
Mr @narendramodi, like Mr @realDonaldTrump, is accused by his critics of behaving like an authoritarian strongman. Truth is that Indian democracy, like American democracy, is robust enough to deter the authoritarian creep theglobeandmail.com/opinion/ar
twitter.com/gchikermane/status

RT @JulieAnneGenter@twitter.com
Making trains and buses more affordable for those who need it will help to ensure all New Zealanders have the opportunity to be earning, learning, caring or volunteering.
💚
nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article

RT @ashoswai@twitter.com
India is the world's most racist country - not an inclusive-tolerant society as the commentators want you to believe. A society like this when gets a populist bigot as its undisputed leader, you must expect the worst. Hiding behind a shadow will not help. worldpopulationreview.com/coun

Heading to @iassistdata@twitter.com IASSIST 2019 conference in tomorrow, will run a workshop on structural equation modelling on Monday. I am going to use @thecarpentries@twitter.com style of teaching. Check out more about the workshop here, :-), arinbasu.github.io/2019-05-19-

RT @rajeshvenugopal@twitter.com
'You don't fight fascism because you are going to win, you fight fascism because it is fascist.'
Jean Paul Sartre

RT @SundarrajanG@twitter.com
Those states where literacy rate is high has voted for Non-Bjp parties. Now you can understand why those states are KEPT low in literacy.

Period !

கற்க கசடறக் கற்பவை கற்றபின்
நிற்க அதற்குத் தக...

RT @uoclibrary@twitter.com
Horrifying example of the dangerous consequences of - it's not just the publishers who stand to make a buck at the expense of societal trust in scientific research. ^FT
twitter.com/MicrobiomDigest/st

RT @cecilejanssens@twitter.com
"Experts in the field of nutrigenetics,..., explain these negative results quite simply: "The investigators happened to choose the wrong genetic variants. It may well work with others."

Sigh.
h/t @MuinJKhoury@twitter.com
@CNN@twitter.com cnn.it/2HzrWI0

RT @meenakandasamy@twitter.com
303 BJP MPs, not one is Muslim. This is clearly a party constructing itself as a party of/for Hindus, a party that plans to make India a Hindu state. Just as we have Constitutional safeguards for Dalit/Adivasi representation, we need to have Muslim representation written into law

Scary.
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RT @snigdhapoonam@twitter.com
Between 2017 and 2019, nearly hundred people from villages in Haryana officially died in road accidents. What actually happened to them is beyond imagination. Investigative from @leenadhankhar and me hindustantimes.com/india-news/
twitter.com/snigdhapoonam/stat

RT @ketanspandya@twitter.com
Insightful and well written! @KanchanGupta@twitter.com, Icing on the cake was "Modi, the newly crowned unquestioned strongman of India who is here to stay for the foreseeable future (his critics and opponents should not pin their hopes to winning the 2024 election"😃
orfonline.org/expert-speak/ver

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