Social Media Coping Strategies

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Over the last year the way I use social media has changed. It wasn’t dramatic. Just time passed… how much I was willing to share decreased, I started to feel anxious at times. The most vicious things normally end up in the moderation queue of my blog, and I could probably still quote things long […]

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Finding More Women on Social Media

Every so often I find my twitter handle in a list that forms a response to some guy saying “who are some women I should follow on social media?”. Do these things work? I don’t know. I’ve compared notes with other women on how long it lasted when a prominent VC asked that question (for me, <24 […]

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Speaker Notes: Burning Down The Patriarchy

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Edited notes from my talk at UW Oct 15th which was in part a reflection of what had happened at GHC this year. This is the talk I live tweeted. I gave a talk on mobile last week at GHC, and I was feeling a little weird about the level of visibility I was experiencing […]

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Live Tweeting My Own Talk

collection of tweets from my talk

The other week, I live tweeted one of my own talks. It’s captured here (thanks Kelsey!). I’ve been live tweeting a lot lately, and when I attend talks I take notes and/or live tweet so this became a natural extension. I’ve noticed a couple of other speakers (Kronda and Jo Miller) using tweets as part of […]

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Pycon AU: Exploring Science on Twitter with IPython Notebook and Python Pandas

Brenda gave a great talk at Pycon-AU about using IPython and Pandas for her research. Slightly rough notes below. She has a dataset of 12 million tweets containing the word “science” – about a years worth of data, after filtering fout non-English tweets and spam. Using UTC for fewer timezone problems. Although still some – mostly […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-05-20

Excellent brunch with @write_girl and @ericarw! Thanks for hanging out <3 # atypical sunday for me: brunch with @ericarw @write_girl, bootcamp with @Krajewski83, cooking, working all day. 3 of these are good things. # Somehow @melissabernais got me the perfect gift, despite having no idea what was going on <3 http://t.co/K1AepfRd # What to wear […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-05-13

Can't wait to take that boat! Falls are magnificent, can't believe I didn't come sooner. [pic]: http://t.co/QACfaY6y # "It's hot living in a plastic bag" http://t.co/HLrTny7N # Pictures from Maid Of The Mist – So awesome! [pic]: http://t.co/45PC1JML # Amazing time with Leslie today at Niagra falls! Pictures: http://t.co/QACfaY6y # It's 1:30am and I'm getting […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-05-06

Hot chocolate after a crazy speed boat ride! Perfect! (@ Café Sydney w/ 7 others) [pic]: http://t.co/URb2LYES # Can't believe it's my last weekend in Sydney! Will be so sad to leave Michael and @tammypetro. When life is chaotic, good friends are gold. # Yes! Solved the issue from last week that was causing multiple […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-04-29

This is a picture I did not take, of a QR code in an art gallery exhibit, where cell phones and cameras are banned. # Free speech from 2pm until sunset. http://t.co/qWyFQ0o8 # Please walk on the grass. We also invite you to hug the trees… http://t.co/ngVS2wox # Fascinating article – Pinterest, Feminism and the […]

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