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Why Coding Pipes in R Blew My Mind

Why Coding Pipes in R Blew My Mind

Over a decade ago I tried (unsuccessfully) to learn how to program in R, but ​with help from a friend – Matt Dancho – I’m finally getting started. If you didn’t know, I’m writing my findings and experiences into a series of blog posts so you can follow along with my progress and maybe try out…

Getting Started With R Programming For Data Science

Getting Started With R Programming For Data Science

​Almost 2 decades ago (my, how ​old​ I’ve become) I was just starting my PhD and one of the resident statisticians, who was also doing her PhD – Janine – starting pestering me to learn how to program and do statistics in R. I resisted, because I was just learning how to program in Matlab and…

How To Get Your Dream Data Science Job in 7 Kickass Moves

How To Get Your Dream Data Science Job in 7 Kickass Moves

For several years now I’ve been receiving emails from our data ninjas asking me the same question over and over: “What do I need to do to get my dream data science job?” My answer has always been something along the lines of:​Learn correlations​Learn Python​Learn artificial neural networks​What I never said was “perfect your CV”. And that…

Free Data Science eBooks – September 2019

Free Data Science eBooks – September 2019

Looking for FREE Data Science books? Then you’re in the right place.Every month we feature 3 of the best free books on a variety of Data Science topics, from programming in R and Python to Statistics, Machine Learning and lots more.These free books might be time limited (or not), and you’ll find them in a…

How To Use Statistics To Plan Your Study

How To Use Statistics To Plan Your Study

​Knowing ​how to navigate through statistics to create a plan-of-action for your next study can be difficult. Where do you start? Should you bury your head in the sand and go out and collect your data without having a strategy on how to analyse it? That’s probably not a good way to start – and yet…

Hypothesis Testing – 4 Steps to the Correct Test

Hypothesis Testing – 4 Steps to the Correct Test

It can take years of learning and practice before you get comfortable with hypothesis testing, and knowing when and how to choose the right statistical hypothesis test is no mean feat. Fortunately, there are ways to shortcut this by having a process, a strategy and a nice, big diagram! Here I’m going to give you all three!…

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