Reminder about Excel and research
Never use Excel for important research
It is malware!
> Gene name errors are widespread in the scientific literature
> The spreadsheet software Microsoft Excel, when used with default settings, is known to convert gene names to dates and floating-point numbers. A programmatic scan of leading genomics journals reveals that approximately one-fifth of papers with supplementary Excel gene lists contain erroneous gene name conversions.
@alissa can you test something for me?
Surprise! AI doesn't like surprises:
This course sounds amazing.
AI in the Library, round one
COVID19 has highlighted the importance of culture. We need our movies, our television shows, our books and our performances. They distract us and soothe us in these uncertain times. They teach us. They shine a light on the experiences of others. How sad it is that society as a whole doesn't respect the arts.
Think I might need to tweak @lib_papers a bit more, it's NQR
I am unemployed. I don't believe I will be returning to academia.
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The next #reset discussion will be in two weeks - look out for the readings from The Commons on Monday, and the reminder from newCardigan closer to the date.
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