William L. Anderson email@example.com
Austin, Texas, United States
Socio-technical systems architect, data informatician, and open access advocate.
Peter Naur memoriam
2016-01-06T17:15:19Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
Peter Naur, a Danish computer scientist and 2005 recipient of the ACM A.M. Turing Award for fundamental contributions to programming language design and the definition of Algol 60, to compiler design, and to the art and practice of computer programming, died January 3, 2016.
2015-08-03T14:47:33Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy with the proof. -- J.K. Galbraith
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2015-08-02T01:58:00Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
Central Texas summertime mistake results in 2 fire ant bites on my foot. Ouch! (I predict a swell outcome.)
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Coding is not the new literacy
2015-02-17T23:09:09Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
Modeling (creating a representation of a system or process that can be explored or used) is the new literacy. http://www.chris-granger.com/2015/01/26/coding-is-not-the-new-literacy/ (/via Twitter @ibdknox /ht @JaceDeloney)
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Data Day Texas 2015
2014-12-29T17:04:21Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
The almost complete 10 Jan 2015 Data Day Texas schedule is now live: http://datadaytexas.com/schedule. Tickets still available. #ddtx15
Central Texas afternoon
2014-11-30T22:01:19Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
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2014-11-20T19:13:13Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
RT @timbray Screencast: Can I trust this key? https://t.co/KwFANPdYTX /via Twitter
Calliope as a "desk-oration"
2014-08-11T15:59:23Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
Central Texas, Southeast facing sunset
2014-07-12T16:16:43Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
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2014-07-06T17:36:46Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
Again, Vienna is a capital of logic research, more than 80 years after Kurt Gödel wrote his incompleteness theorems. http://bit.ly/1mxC7NE (/via Moshe Vardi @vardi)
2014-06-22T17:58:13Z via Pumpa To: Public, Evan Prodromou CC: Followers
@Evan Prodromou cranking through pump.io github issues. Wow! and many thanks!
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Wow, he's been possessed! =)
JanKusanagi @identi.ca at 2014-06-22T18:07:13Z
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2014-06-16T21:30:22Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
I cerealized my data, and now it looks pretty flaky. I didn't know spelling mattered so much.
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Burying the URL
2014-05-01T13:51:32Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
Read this and weep. Then let's find a way to keep explicit links available.
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The Half-Empty Archive
2014-04-01T16:03:50Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
David Rosenthal: The Half-Empty Archive: accepting higher risks of content loss allows long-term preservation of more content. This is an important post. http://blog.dshr.org/2014/03/the-half-empty-archive.html
2014-03-17T17:46:48Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
“There is the scientific and ideological language for what is happening to the weather, but there are hardly any intimate words.” Zadie Smith (New York Review of Books) http://bit.ly/1kCIprs
Worlds' first Bitcoin ATM
2014-02-21T03:48:46Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
RT @KXAN_News: World's first Bitcoin ATM launches in Austin on Thursday. http://t.co/knupzXLwjO
Excel is always the answer
2014-01-28T16:22:18Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
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2013-12-31T16:34:37Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
I yelled 'We need a Heraclitus for the semantic web!' in a dream the other night. #ontology overload.
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2013-12-23T15:40:30Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
Philip Bourne's (@pebourne) vision statement for data science at NIH (http://t.co/g0PDPU4k2k). A concise summary of the manifold aspects of #datascience.
2013-12-16T17:25:58Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers
Sherry Turkle on The Documented Life http://nyti.ms/Jphrpv < taking time to think rather than document.
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