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I have yet another Meetup talk to announce: On Wednesday, October 26th, I’ll be talking about ‘Decoding The Black Box’ at the Frankfurt Data Science Meetup. Particularly cool with this...continue reading.
Registration is now open for my 1.5-day workshop on deep learning with Keras and TensorFlow using R. It will take place on November 8th & 9th in Munich, Germany. You...continue reading.
I had a great time at the EARL Conference in London last week, and as always came away invigorated by all of the applications of R that were presented there....continue reading.
When I first started working as a data scientist (or something like it) I was told to program in C++ and Java. Then R came along and it was liberating,...continue reading.
Access the Internet Archive Advanced Search/Scrape API with wayback (+ a links to a new vignette & pkgdown site)
The wayback🔗 package has had an update to more efficiently retrieve mementos and added support for working with the Internet Archive’s advanced search+scrape API. Search/Scrape The search/scrape interface lets you...continue reading.
R users have a few choices of how to connect to Oracle Database. The most commonly seen include: RODBC, RJDBC, and ROracle. However, these three packages have significantly different performance...continue reading.
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The breakDown package explains predictions from black-box models, such as random forest, xgboost, svm or neural networks (it works for lm and glm as well). As...continue reading.
This blog post is one of a series highlighting specific images from my book Data Visualization: charts, maps and interactive … Morecontinue reading.
Today I attended the special panel discussion event at JHSPH called “Separated: Children Separation at the Border A Health and Human Rights Perspective”. It got my mind racing and here’s...continue reading.
Today I am very happy to announce that during my stay in London for the m3 conference, I’ll also be giving a talk at the R-Ladies London Meetup on Tuesday,...continue reading.
You did an experiment or a survey, or you collected data, and you are ready to analyse them. But what is the first step? Everyone will tell you that you...continue reading.