recology
code and such

Metadata! Metadata is very cool. It’s super hot right now - everybody is talking about it. Okay, maybe not everyone, but it’s an important part of archiving scholarly work. We are working on a ...

I created an R package a while back to interact with some APIs that serve up data on what our elected represenatives are up to, including the New York Times Congress API, and the Sunlight Labs API....

So I want to mine some #altmetrics data for some research I’m thinking about doing. The steps would be: Get journal titles for ecology and evolution journals. Get DOI’s for all papers in a...

So I heard many people say after or during the recent ESA conference in Portland that they really enjoyed the converstations more than listening to talks or looking at posters. There was some ch...

So I was trying to figure out a fast way to make matrices with randomly allocated 0 or 1 in each cell of the matrix. I reached out on Twitter, and got many responses (thanks tweeps!). Here is the ...