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dharrigan08:05:40

Trying out Vivaldi atm. So far so good!

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Ben Hammond10:05:19

what do you data-sciency types think about Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy work reading?

practicalli_john09:05:35

Thanks for the heads up, I bought the book last night (kindle for 1.99)

Ben Hammond10:05:37

is going cheap on Amazon at the moment

otfrom10:05:08

@ben.hammond yep, worth reading. She knows what she's on about

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jasonbell10:05:54

It’s a good book. “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism” is worth a look too. Going to pick up “Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men” next month.

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Conor10:05:38

Yes, it's good. I used to listen to Cathy O'Neil quite a lot on the Slate Money podcast, and I got to meet her at a conference once

Conor11:05:58

BTW if anyone is 'oop North' (but not too far north, i.e. you're in Manchester) next Monday, @alex.lynham is running a Clojurescript workshop https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lambdalounge-may-2019-serverless-clojurescript-on-aws-tickets-61699405583

alexlynham11:05:49

I've ended up yak shaving a fair bit around shadow and what's interesting is that in the last 9 mths we've got from basically only one easy way to do this to like, lots. Which is nice, but doesn't help me suggest the best option of th bunch picard-facepalm

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alexlynham11:05:29

Nice to have options though!

danm13:05:19

Deff have to try and get to that

danm13:05:28

New job yay! But not doing Clojure any more boo 😞

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dharrigan14:05:13

What do people do here, to "inject" the doc into each namespace whilst in the repl? As a newbie to clojure, i often want to do a (doc) on a function, but if I switch namespace that doc isn't available, I have to (use 'clojure.repl) to bring it in.

dharrigan14:05:26

I see a project that is called vinyasa, but it resolves to a dead link

dharrigan14:05:41

(or rather the site no longer is available)

benedek14:05:02

depending on the type of REPL you use of course. but instead of (doc some-fn) I usually just jump to definition. that gives me the documentation and also a peek into the source. an ultimate resource to learn from library devs and the core team. very valuable insight if I need it apart from the doc

benedek14:05:19

not really answering your question just realised, sorry

dharrigan14:05:22

I'm using standard "lein repl"

maleghast14:05:29

This may be wildly off topic, but I thought I would ask anyway... Does anyone in here have any experience with Unidata LDM -> https://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/ldm/ ???

dharrigan14:05:30

sometimes I use clojure repl

benedek14:05:02

well, you need some kind of tooling for this to work. either cider, or something similar in vim. snoe’s clojure-lsp server can do this out of the box for vim i think

benedek14:05:29

you don’t even need a REPL for it

dominicm15:05:06

Rebel has a key binding for docs I think, but I don't think there's a trick to it that isn't gross

Olical15:05:28

Or (clojure.repl/doc something), that's all the tooling will do. You could maybe somehow alias clojure.core/doc to clojure.repl/doc but that's probably not a good idea 😅 (sorry, should've replied with a thread or something @dharrigan)

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dharrigan15:05:29

I appreciate it