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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…

FREE Data Science Courses at Udemy

FREE Data Science Courses at Udemy

Udemy is a great place to learn how to be a Data Scientist. Not many people know, so whisper it quietly (then share on social media!), but it’s got lots of free Data Science courses on everything you need to learn – statistics, R and Python, Machine Learning, Data Visualisation and all sorts of other stuff. Udemy might be better known for selling…

The Top 3 Data Plotting Courses at Udemy

The Top 3 Data Plotting Courses at Udemy

​Data plotting for Data Science is a critical skill to have. Here we give you ​our top 3 picks for data visualisation courses at Udemy.  In these courses we highlight dataviz learning in Matplotlib, Tableau and d3.js, so there’s something for everyone here. Disclosure: we may earn an affiliate commission for purchases you make when…

Artificial Neural Network Courses – Top Picks

Artificial Neural Network Courses – Top Picks

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning are all the rage in the press these days, and if you want to be a good Data Scientist you’re going to need more than just a passing understanding of what they are and what you can do with them. In this blog post we’ll introduce you to the best Artificial…

How to go from Newbie to R Programming Ninja

How to go from Newbie to R Programming Ninja

Programming isn’t easy, especially if you’re just getting started. If you’re coming into Data Science having started as a programmer, then it’s not too bad, but if you’re making the transition from one of the sciences or from statistics, then it can be a tall task. I started out as a physicist and sort of accidentally became…

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