A brief comparison of the first tweets of the WES: Work, employment and society (sociology) conference in Leeds and the RSS – Royal statistical society conference in Manchester which are happening at the same time.
How do sociologists vs statisticians tweet about a talk they like? Adjectives vs nouns+verbs!
“Genuinely one of the best opening plenary talks I’ve ever listened to. Succinct and sophisticated #Wesconf2016”
At the same time the typical response to a good talk at the RSS conference is more matter of fact and informative:
Xia-Li Meng giving brilliant talk on big data at #RSS2016Conf ‘the bigger the data the more likely you will miss the target’ #RSS2016Conf
Coffee in hand. Let’s bring on the stats. #RSS2016Conf