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Apr 11, 2019

Hilary and Roger provide updates about coffee and oat milk, talk about the unbundling of the data scientist job, R style guides, quantifying the performance of music services, and KPI design. And the return of #hilaryshabits!

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Google R Style Guide

Henrik Bengtsson's style guide

Tidyverse style guide

Radical...


Mar 28, 2019

Hilary and Roger discuss the significance of statistical significance, the elements and principles of data analysis, and how to enforce ethical data science practice.

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Scientists rise up against statistical significance

Elements and Principles of Data Analysis

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Mar 8, 2019

Hilary and Roger discuss the other jobs of the data scientist, using notebooks, Getting Things Done (on paper), keeping packages on CRAN, and the Women in Data Science Conference.

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Women in Data Science Conference

Hilary's New Yorker-style cartoon

R 1.0.0 CD at University of Auckland

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Feb 21, 2019

Hilary and Roger talk about maintaining old R packages, how Hilary manages her time, and the general state of open source software.

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Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter

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Feb 9, 2019

Hilary and Roger discuss Roger's foray into cloud computing and how they determine whether they can trust an algorithm or R package. Also, a bonus discussion of the state of data science as a field.

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Maelle Salmon's blog post

Box and Whiskers

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