Monthly Archive: August 2016


In this blog post, I will be introducing the meanShiftR package. meanShiftR is a rewrite of my original mean shift R package from 2013, based on the Fast Library for...continue reading.

Five Questions about Data Science

From Safari Books Online ( —Recently, we were able to ask five questions of Murtaza Haider, about the new book from IBM Press called “Getting Started with Data Science: Making Se…continue reading.

RQGIS 0.1.0 release

We proudly announce the release of RQGIS! RQGIS establishes an interface between R and QGIS, i.e. it allows the user to access the more than 1000 QGIS geoalgorithms from within...continue reading.

So you want to be a data scientist

From HuffingtonPostThe New York Times made it look so easy. Take a few courses in data science and a web-based startup will readily pay top dollars for your newly acquired skills.Since the McKinsey...continue reading.


Over the last few months I have been spending my nights taking care of my newly born second daughter. Keeping me company during the sleepless wee hours of the morning...continue reading.