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Kaitlin Thaney
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technologist - open science enthusiast - data nerd - pretend scientist - foodie
technologist - open science enthusiast - data nerd - pretend scientist - foodie

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Very cool, indeed. 

This (and the Guardian piece linked) is so delightfully sweet and odd that it makes my heart melt. On closeness, matching outfits and the pink flamingo.

http://m.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/13/05/the-guy-who-wore-the-same-clothes-as-his-wife-for-35-years-also-designed-the-pink-garden-flamingo/276372/

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Using your Facebook activity to predict obesity prevalence. Future of public health data (or at least a new sort to consider ...)? 

http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0061373#s3

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And, we're live! 

We formally launched the DataKind UK today, DataKind's first international branch, dedicated to empowering a data-driven non-profit/charity sector. 

You can read more about us here, in my piece for the Guardian, or follow us on Twitter at @datakindUK. 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2013/apr/25/datakind-launching-uk

(+Jake Porway +Francine Bennett +stewart townsend +Duncan Ross)

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In honor of Shakespeare's birthday, I give you the Shakespeare insult generator.

Favorite so far: "O, [thou art] as tedious as a tired horse, a railing wife, Worse than a smoky house."

http://www.pangloss.com/seidel/Shaker/index.html?

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Putting finishing touches on my talk for tomorrow's #openoxford. I'll be speaking about Digital Science and changes to how we interact with content in the open innovation track.

More on the event, here:

http://rigourandopenness.org/

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Wow. Stunning use of Google street view imagery.

http://vimeo.com/63653873
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