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Not So Standard Deviations

Mar 16, 2018

Roger and Hilary respond to some listener feedback and questions and get sidetracked into a long discussion about transporting data analytic techniques from one context to another. Also the return of free advertising!

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Elizabeth Holmes charged with fraud:

Mar 1, 2018

Hilary and Roger discuss limiting the number of loaded R packages, more Microsoft, whether A/B testing is dead, and transcendental meditation.

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Follow up on number of DLLs allowed:

David Smith's Blog post:

Feb 11, 2018

Hilary and Roger follow up on his talk at WEHI and the discussion on intelligence analysts. They also discuss Microsoft's R-related tools, movie spoilers, and other miscellaneous topics.

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Design sprint Episode 48:


Jan 29, 2018

Hilary and Roger discuss the connection between intelligence analysts and data scientists, and Hilary helps Roger prepare for an upcoming talk.

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Engineers Shouldn’t Write ETL -

Introduction to the “Duke Saga”:

Jan 12, 2018

Hilary and Roger welcome the new year by discussing Excel (again), why talking to people who generate data matters, meditation and neuroscience, and trust vs. quality in data analysis.

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Python in Excel: