In this post, I explain how to use an online file storing and sharing service like AARNet’s CloudStor (but any WebDAV service will do) to access and update your Zotero library from different computers.
Introducing semantic.dashboard Dashboards allow you to structure reports intuitively and break them down into easy-to-read chunks. As a result, end-users can navigate and explore data much easier than with traditional reports. The shinydashboard R package has been out for ages, and it is a good option with a decent ... The post How to Make […]
The NHS is one of the UK’s most valued institutions and serves as the healthcare infrastructure for millions of people.... The post Championing the R Community for the NHS appeared first on Mango Solutions. The post Championing the R Community for the NHS first appeared on R-bloggers.
Dreamworks animation. Image from: https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/11/a-kids-eye-view-of-penguins-of-madagascar/383187/After the awesome reception of my last blog about improvements for DALEX and DALEXtra, I couldn’t stand waiting for the next opportunity to share some details about new features with you. Sadly at some point, I realized that ... The post DALEX 2.1.0 is live on GitHub! first appeared on R-bloggers.
In 2019 I wrote a post about The Tentpoles of Data Science that tried to distill the key skills of the data scientist. In the post I wrote: When I ask myself the question “What is data science?” I tend to think of the following five components. Data science is (1) the application of design […]
File this under long-term followup, but just about four years ago I wrote about Palantir, the previously secretive but now soon to be public data science company, and how its valuation was a commentary on the value of data science more generally. Well, just recently Palantir filed to go public and therefore submitted a registration […]
Every once in a while, I see a tweet or post that asks whether one should use tool X or software Y in order to “make their data analysis reproducible”. I think this is a reasonable question because, in part, there are so many good tools out there! This is undeniably a good thing and […]
There are lots of examples of Bayesian inference for hierarchical models or in other complicated situations with lots of parameters or with clear prior information. But what about the very common situation of simple experiments, where you have an estimate and standard error but no clear prior distribution? That comes up a lot! In such […]
Charles Margossian, Aki Vehtari, Daniel Simpson, Raj Agrawal write: Gaussian latent variable models are a key class of Bayesian hierarchical models with applications in many fields. Performing Bayesian inference on such models can be challenging as Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms struggle with the geometry of the resulting posterior distribution and can be prohibitively slow. […]
I don’t know anything about Janet Yellen, the likely nominee for Secretary of the Treasury. For the purpose of this post, my ignorance is OK, even desirable, in that my goal is to try to understand mixed messages that I’m receiving. Two constrasting views on the prospective Treasury Secretary First, here’s Joseph Delaney: So, I […]