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  1. Last 7 days
    1. Using expect { }.not_to raise_error(SpecificErrorClass) risks false positives, as literally any other error would cause the expectation to pass, including those raised by Ruby (e.g. NoMethodError, NameError, and ArgumentError)

      Actually, those would be false negatives: the absence of a test failure when it should be there.

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/False_positives_and_false_negatives

    1. This is called a false positive. It means that we didn't get a test failure, but we should have

      No, this is a false negative. We didn't get a test failure (that is, there is a lack of the condition (test failure)), when the condition (test failure) should have been present.

      Read https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/False_positives_and_false_negatives

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    1. capital

      is a sum of money provided to a company to further its business objectives. The term also can refer to a company's acquisition of long-term assets such as real estate, manufacturing plants, and machinery.

    2. national currencies

      A national currency is a legal tender issued by a country's central bank or monetary authority.

  5. May 2019
    1. In other words, data analytics involves the actual analysis of the data, and informatics is the application of that information. Health informatics professionals use their knowledge of information systems, databases, and information technology to help design effective technology systems that gather, store, interpret, and manage the data that is generated in the provision of healthcare to patients.

      informatics vs. analytics

  6. Mar 2019
    1. Procedure The test aimed to find the relationship of study anxiety and academic performance among engineering students. Immediately participants giving a test, testing also aims to select trainees who have been identified in high anxiety and low academic performance were to participate in this training. The participants came to the lab and fill in the questionnaire include the S-Anxiety scale (STAI Form Y-1) and T-Anxiety scale (STAI Form Y-1). The STAI has 40 items of question and took approximately 20 minutes to complete. The students first read and answered if they had problems the researcher will guide students to answer the questions. This test was based on the faculty, after two weeks who have high levels of anxiety and low academic performance were offered to participate in this study. Result of the test was used to find out correlation between anxiety and academic performance.

      The authors explain the steps and procedures of the study and gives information about the way the research experiment will be executed. This is primary evidence as it is new information formulated and analysed by the authors to generate useful outcomes.

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  7. Oct 2018
    1. In computer programming, it doesn’t have a very complex definition. It just means that you represent a thing as part of your data model.

      definition of reify in compsci

  8. Feb 2018
    1. You may not copy any material accessed through this Website except to download, view or save to hard disk or diskette and store or print out single copies of individual search results for your own personal and non-commercial use, scholarly, educational or scientific research or study

      Copyright.

  9. Jun 2017
    1. Bill Fitzgerald provides some useful tips recently in a webinar in regards to Terms of Service. He suggested searching for the following words associated with consent forms: third party, affiliations, change, update and modify.

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    1. including the use of passwords to gain access to your personal information.

      Why is this noteworthy?

    2. we make it available on our homepage and at every point where we request your personal information

      Why is this noteworthy?

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    1. the radical decentralization of intelligence in our communications network and the centrality of information, knowl- edge, culture, and ideas to advanced economic activity—the net- worked information economy . By “networked information economy,” I mean to describe an emerging stage of what in the past has been called more generally “the information economy” or “the information society.” I would use the term in contradistinction to the earlier stage of the information economy, which one could call the “ industrial in- formation economy.”
  16. Jan 2014
    1. In addition, the results imply that there is a lack of awareness about the importance of metadata among the scientific community –at least in practice– which is a serious problem as their involvement is quite crucial in dealing with problems regarding data management.

      Is there any reasonable agreement about what the term metadata means or includes? For example, how important is the unit of measure to scientists (feet vs meters) and is that information considered metadata or simply an implied part inherent in the data itself?