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Roger Peng and Hilary Parker talk about the latest in data science and data analysis in academia and industry.

Roger Peng and Hilary Parker talk about the latest in data science and data analysis in academia and industry.

Location:

United States

Description:

Roger Peng and Hilary Parker talk about the latest in data science and data analysis in academia and industry.

Language:

English


Episodes

117 - Failing in Statistics

10/16/2020
Hilary and Roger dig into the mail bag, then discuss how Excel is always causing problems and the concept of failure modes in data analysis. Show Notes: Excel: Why using Microsoft's tool caused Covid-19 results to be lost Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts:...

Duration:01:20:32

116 - Coffee Data Science Mashup

10/3/2020
Hilary and Roger weave a coffee thread through their discussion of .Rprofile files, Roger’s reproducibility woes, and Palantir. Show Notes: The 9barista Palantir should be investigated Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts:...

Duration:00:54:32

115 - Five Year Anniversary

9/22/2020
Hilary and Roger celebrate the five year anniversary of the podcast and discuss pandemic work, the changing podcast landscape, Palantir followup, TikTok’s algorithm, and Roger’s .Rprofile. Show Notes: Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts:...

Duration:01:16:32

114 - We Need TikTok Help

9/6/2020
Hilary and Roger discuss TikTok, even though they’ve never used it, and Palantir, even though they’ve never used it. Show Notes: China bans AI exports Palantir S-1 Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts:...

Duration:01:01:43

113 - Data Science Tweener

8/21/2020
Hilary and Roger discuss The Last Dance, the future of the data science industry, and living in an era of constant crisis. Oh, and Hilary has a new job! Show notes: Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts:...

Duration:01:07:36

112 - Data Analytic Pitfalls

8/7/2020
Hilary and Roger discuss Roger’s freshly-delivered talk for the Joint Statistical Meetings, social media and how ideas from intelligence analysis apply to data analysis. Show notes: The Gift of Nothing by Patrick McDonnell Intelligence Matters Podcast Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the...

Duration:01:09:14

111 - Data Science On the Go

7/17/2020
Hilary and Roger discuss working from home (mobile edition), correlation vs. causation, Roger’s coffee woes, and data analytic “style”. Show notes: 9barista coffee maker Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts: ...

Duration:01:15:43

110 - Who Needs Data?

7/3/2020
Hilary and Roger discuss using data to prove someone wrong and then embark on another book club discussing Scott Berkun’s How Design Makes the World. And Hilary has an important coffee update! Show Notes: How Design Makes the World by Scott Berkun Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast...

Duration:01:15:24

109 - Still Working From Home

6/20/2020
Hilary and Roger discuss “microservices”, importing the tidyverse into a package, business acronyms, math as a sketching tool, and renaming the Fisher Lecture. Show notes: Art of Doing Science and Engineering (Stripe Press) Microservices How Design Makes the World Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book:...

Duration:01:17:23

108 - It Depends

5/25/2020
Hilary and Roger discuss such non-pandemic topics as: the stunning conclusion to the Moka Pot Saga, Hilary’s new book she’s reading on design thinking, building software without dependencies, and Lady Dynamite. Show notes: How Design Makes the World Lady Dynamite Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book:...

Duration:00:57:50

107 - Still Not a Data Scientist

5/8/2020
Hilary and Roger revisit COBOL, discuss the tradeoff of stability vs. flexibility, complain about discussing statistics over email, tech addiction, and R version 4.0. Show notes: R 4.0 from the Revolutions Blog stringsAsFactors Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts: ...

Duration:01:05:23

106 - Podcasts are a Process

4/27/2020
Hilary and Roger give an update on the home coffee situation and discuss COBOL programming as a metaphor for reproducible research. Show notes: Iron sharpens iron Security is a process, not a product (by Bruce Schneier) Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts: ...

Duration:01:06:17

105 - Peeking at the Data

4/10/2020
Hilary and Roger discuss Andrew Cuomo’s appreciation of statisticians, whether to look or not look at COVID19 data, and developing Shiny apps. Show notes: Cuomo on statisticians NYT COVID19 data on GitHub Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts: ...

Duration:00:57:09

104 - Mossy Walls

3/26/2020
Hilary and Roger give some updates on what’s going on and how life at home is working out. Show notes: Hilary’s pen Hilary’s acoustic panels Hilary’s moss Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts:...

Duration:01:17:11

103 - Worst Data Analysts Ever

3/15/2020
Hilary and Roger provide a respite from recent events by discussing forecasting the U.S. primary elections, Roger’s time series analysis course, R package woes, artificial intelligence, and the Hilary Parker job requirement. Show notes: Hilary’s Opinionated Analysis Development paper Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book:...

Duration:01:12:46

102 - Readable Tech Debt

2/27/2020
Hilary and Roger follow up on their discussion with JJ Allaire about open source software. They also discuss getting a PhD, ad hoc data analysis with or without functions, and Moka pots. Show notes: Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts: ...

Duration:01:09:56

101 - Special Guest JJ Allaire

2/18/2020
Hilary and Roger welcome JJ Allaire, CEO and founder of RStudio, PBC, to the podcast and have a wide-ranging discussion about developing open source software, successful open source business models, the R language, and data science. Show notes: Support us through our Patreon page JJ Allaire on Twitter: https://twitter.com/fly_upside_down Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book:...

Duration:01:01:49

100 - Live from RStudio Conf 2020

2/4/2020
Episode 100 was recorded in front of a live audience at RStudio::conf 2020. In this episode Hilary and Roger discuss how ideas evolve over time and use examples from this podcast to illustrate their views on data analysis and design thinking. Show notes: Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the...

Duration:00:59:11

99 - HSP Guide to SF

1/27/2020
Hilary and Roger follow up on their discussion of open source software. They also discuss writing functions for data analysis, learning a second programming language, and Hilary’s guide to San Francisco. Show notes: RStudio Conference 2020 Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple...

Duration:00:47:42

98 - Moka Pot Giveaway

1/22/2020
Hilary and Roger discuss recent results of Moka pot coffee. Show notes: Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/not-so-standard-deviations/id1040614570 Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play: ...

Duration:00:10:58