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We’ve been watching a lot of The Great Pottery Throwdown, and I’ve decided I want to get an apron for work. “Time to go sit at the data table. Better put on my apron. Could get messy.” Maybe get some for the whole team.

Had a great time hanging out, learning, and getting inspired by things at #csvconf the last couple of days. Go 🦙!

Calling R specifically and data folks in general: anybody using the M1 routinely with a broad analytics/data sci set of tools now? Things look pretty promising but I wonder if the day to day still relies on too much fiddling in/out of Rosetta to feel effective.

Likely not on the radar for most of my academic, stats and data sci friends: the Tableau conf is free and online this week. While the tool may not be in your wheelhouse, it’s almost certainly in your institutional/civic infrastructure. Good oppty to see the conversation here.

Today’s great discovery is stringr::str_extract with a nice regular expression.

Summary of text editor usage showing vim at #1 with 117 mentions Plot of Uses This data showing text editor usage over time On the occasion of @ftrain being interviewed for Uses This, I checked in on the Text Editor Race. While annual emacs mentions spiked ca. 2012, vim has maintained a relatively steady mentions number. Mentions of editors generally have declined, but here comes Visual Studio Code.