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Dynamically Retriving Latest Pandoc from GitHub and Deploying on the Illinois Campus Cluster

Today, I had an epiphany on generating a report inside of the Illinois Campus Cluster (ICC) with R through rmarkdown. For a long time, I’ve wanted to avoid downloading data from the cluster to my personal computer and, then, running a report generation. Alas, my priorities never aligned with solving this problem as downloading data was quick inside of a University building; but, with COVID-19, my internet is no longer Mazda’s “zoom zoom” fast.

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Sending an Email from R with Blastula to Groups of Students

One component when teaching is needing to send e-mails to students that contain announcements or provide feedback. Announcements serve as important reminders and a means to ensure resources are surfaced to students in a condensed way without interacting with a learning management system (LMS) that isn’t streamlined. Meanwhile, feedback is geared to provide insight on how the student is progressing on learning. Specifically, the feedback that is most troublesome to distribute is that with group-related projects.

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Recent Software Releases

  • RcppEnsmallen v0.2.18.0.1 Released - Gradient Stability Techniques and Bugfixes!
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  • sitmo v2.0.2 Released - Bag of Bugfixes and Modernizations
    Overview
  • edmdata v1.2.0 Released: New Oracle Strategy Sets and Probability Assessment Data
    Overview
  • searcher v0.0.6 Released - Search Ecosia and Rseek!
    Overview