I have used IPython Notebooks for my lab book for 5 years

And it is still working well. Here is what I did in my first one:

You think that is mixed yet?

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Diversity Club: Third Culture Kids

Hello All,

At diversity club this week a month or so ago, we are going to learn about Third Culture Kids, and you can read about what this is in the short article linked here:
http://www.cmhnetwork.org/media-center/morning-zen/the-trouble-with-third-culture-kids

As supplementary material, here is an infographic and a recent nytimes article:
INFOGRAPHIC: The Modern Third Culture Kid

–Abie and Nina

(I remind you that you can bring your own lunch if you would like to eat while we meet.)

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To read: On the plausibility of socioeconomic mortality estimates derived from linked data

https://pophealthmetrics.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12963-017-0143-3

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Diversity Club: data, algorithms and prejudice

Was it already a month ago that our Diversity Club discussion was on data, algorithms and prejudice?

For a short introduction to the topic, see this piece from the New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/10/upshot/when-algorithms-discriminate.html?_r=0

For a more in-depth discussion of this issue – specifically, as it relates to workplace equality – here’s an interesting piece from The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/aug/03/algorithm-racist-human-employers-work

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To read: Tuberculosis and HIV are the leading causes of adult death in northwest Ethiopia

https://pophealthmetrics.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12963-017-0139-z

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Diversity Club: lookism

At last diversity club we most recently we discussed “lookism”, the way that physical attractiveness can drive bias. We have found a short article about provocative scientific controversy to help spark discussion: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/the-data-are-in-regarding-satoshi-kanazawa/

For an overview and introduction to lookism, also see this article: http://curvylife.com/plainness_penalty/

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Sudoku and Noun Project Mashup in Python

I’ve developed some new airplane material for my puzzle kid: a mashup of my old sudoku generator and my noun project icons in matplotlib code snippet.

It could stand some more refactoring, anyone up for that? Code here: https://gist.github.com/aflaxman/188367eba6d25a4ec41af1a4f468efed

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