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September 30, 2019
Hilary and Roger discuss the RStudio Conference, Directions in Statistical Computing, the benefits of having a diversity of programming languages, and canola oil. 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 Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/not-so-standard-deviations/id1040614570 Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
September 16, 2019
Hilary and Roger go behind the scenes of a new tool for building outfits that she helped build at Stitch Fix. Also, follow up on writing functions for data analysis and Hilary review's her milk frother. Show notes: Miles McBain thread WIRED article on new Stitch Fix algorithm 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
August 22, 2019
Hilary and Roger are back from their brief summer hiatus to discuss data analysis project organization, version control systems, foot pedals, conferences, and Roger's live-streaming. 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
July 25, 2019
Roger welcomes special guest Jenna Krall to discuss cricket, data analysis project organization, and the difficulties in creating a dataset. Show Notes: Support us through our Patreon page Jenna Krall: https://chhs.gmu.edu/profile/view/251051 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
July 10, 2019
Roger and Hilary follow up on leaf umbrellas and take some time to discuss what's happening with R, the Tidyverse, and RStudio and how it's related to what's happening more broadly in the world of the Internet. Show notes: Support us through our Patreon page Leaf umbrella 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
June 27, 2019
Hilary and Roger talk about Cricket math(s), livestreaming data analysis, Hilary's Style Challenge Friday, and an auto-rejecting paper bot. 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
June 13, 2019
Hilary and Roger talk about what people are really saying when they complain about data cleaning and follow up about the role of negotiation in data science. Also, some important discussion about closets and backpacks. 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
May 23, 2019
Hilary and Roger discuss the book Getting to Yes and how it applies to data analysis. Also, more sports, breaking changes to R, and sampling. Show notes: Support us through our Patreon page Sprawlball 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
May 3, 2019
Hilary and Roger announce a NEW BOOK CLUB, discuss the rise of causal inference, the new version of RStudio, and different ways to model the data analysis process. Show notes: Getting to Yes The Hidden Air Pollution in Our Homes 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
April 23, 2019
Hilary and Roger discuss the Women in Analytics Conference, GDPR, and Soji for Data. Also a new #hilaryshabits! 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
April 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! Show notes: Google R Style Guide Henrik Bengtsson's style guide Tidyverse style guide Radical Change is Coming to Data Science Jobs 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
March 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. Show notes: Scientists rise up against statistical significance Elements and Principles of Data Analysis 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
March 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. Show notes: Women in Data Science Conference Hilary's New Yorker-style cartoon R 1.0.0 CD at University of Auckland 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
February 21, 2019
Hilary and Roger talk about maintaining old R packages, how Hilary manages her time, and the general state of open source software. 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
February 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. Show notes: Maelle Salmon's blog post Box and Whiskers 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
January 24, 2019
Hilary and Roger discuss this year's RStudio Conference and the perils of collecting data without first thinking about it. Also, the return of free advertising. 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
January 14, 2019
Happy 2019 to all of our listeners! Hilary and Roger follow up on the data science design challenge, talk about the future package for R, and do another #hilaryshabits. Show notes: Roger’s protocol study: simplystatistics.org/2019/01/09/how-data-scientists-think-a-mini-case-study/ Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter Hilary on Twitter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/not-so-standard-deviations/id1040614570 Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play: play.google.com/music/listen Find past episodes: nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
December 21, 2018
Hilary and Roger discuss their first data science design challenge on getting to work on time, and Roger talks his own about biased training data.  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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
December 6, 2018
In their penultimate episode for 2018, Hilary and Roger discuss the distinction between what data analysis is and what data analysts do, Hilary's morning routine, and Chapter 8 (the final chapter!) of Nigel Cross's book Design Thinking. Show notes: Design Thinking by Nigel Cross Amazon iBooks Dieter Rams's 10 Principles for Good Design 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
November 16, 2018
Hilary and Roger discuss the DC R Conference, QCon, Netflix, and Chapter 7 of Design Thinking by Nigel Cross. Show notes: Design Thinking by Nigel Cross Amazon iBooks If Your Innovation Effort Isn’t Working, Look at Who’s on the Team At Netflix, Who Wins When It’s Hollywood vs. the Algorithm? ($) 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
November 1, 2018
Hilary and Roger discuss Hilary's .Rprofile file, jury duty, R certification, and Chapter 6 of Nigel Cross's book Design Thinking. Show notes: DC R Conference Discount Code Design Discipline vs. Design Science by Nigel Cross 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
October 18, 2018
Hilary and Roger discuss dogs in McLaren F1s, ☕️, five books on data science, 🥧 charts, and chapter 5 of Nigel Cross's book Design Thinking. Design Thinking by Nigel Cross Amazon iBooks Roger's Five Books Roger's data analysis screencast 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
October 5, 2018
Hilary and Roger discuss chapter 4 of Nigel Cross's book, Design Thinking. Also, a new Hilary's Habits and important coffee follow up. Show notes: Design Thinking by Nigel Cross Amazon iBooks Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
September 20, 2018
Hilary and Roger launch a new segment--Hilary's Habits--and they discuss their 3 year anniversary for the show. Also, they continue their discussion of Nigel Cross's Design Thinking book, covering Chapter 3. Show notes: Design Thinking by Nigel Cross Amazon iBooks Design Thinking Is Fundamentally Conservative and Preserves the Status Quo Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
September 6, 2018
Hilary and Roger discuss Chapter 2 of Design Thinking by Nigel Cross. Also follow up on adductive reasoning and Hilary considers the McLaren F1. Show notes: Modes of reasoning Nathan Yau's FlowingData Design Thinking by Nigel Cross Amazon iBooks Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
August 23, 2018
Hilary and Roger discuss chapter 1 of Design Thinking by Nigel Cross. Show notes: Design Thinking by Nigel Cross Amazon iBooks Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
August 13, 2018
Hilary and Roger are back from hiatus to discuss the NSSD book club, Roger's coffee retraction, minimizing R package dependencies, and keynote addresses at ICOTS and Use R! It's good to be back! Show notes: Design Thinking by Nigel Cross Amazon iBooks Hilary's ICOTS keynote slides Roger's Use R! keynote Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
June 20, 2018
In Roger's last episode from Melbourne, Hilary and Roger discuss Theranos, trust in data analysis, Netflix, ALTREP, what computer to buy, and how to get into data science. Show notes: Elizabeth Holmes faces criminal charges: https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndca/pr/theranos-founder-and-former-chief-operating-officer-charged-alleged-wire-fraud-schemes xplain package: https://twitter.com/jsugarelli/status/992121083254984705?s=12 Tyler Schnoeblen's piece on trust and reliance: https://medium.com/@integrate.ai/real-talk-about-trust-and-then-some-unreal-talk-too-c5adfe56ce1e Inside the Binge Factory: http://www.vulture.com/2018/06/how-netflix-swallowed-tv-industry.html Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
May 31, 2018
Hilary and Roger discuss past research on social networks, more Facebook, corner cases in success in data analysis, and John Carreyrou's book Bad Blood. Show notes: Roger's original post on data analysis success John Carreyrou's Bad Blood Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
May 17, 2018
Hilary and Roger follow up on Uber's self-driving car accident, sensitivity and specificity, Ronald Fisher's final destination, and Wes McKinney's announcement of Ursa Labs. Also, this episode debuts a new segment: Hilary at Work! Show notes: Cambridge Analytica shutting down: https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2018/05/cambridge-analytica-is-shutting-down/ Sensitivity and specificity for automated cars: Uber report - https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/7/17327682/uber-self-driving-car-decision-kill-swerve Sensitivity and specificity revisited - “Amazon, laugh”: https://www.geekwire.com/2018/mystery-solved-amazon-explains-cracked-alexa-ais-laugh-response-will-change/ International chart day: https://twitter.com/repmarktakano/status/989588551443664896?s=21 NSSD Episode 7 "Statistical Royalty" where Hilary meets Gosset's great-great-grandson: http://nssdeviations.com/episode-7-statistical-royalty Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
April 27, 2018
Hilary and Roger discuss design and data analysis, the recent Women in Analytics Conference at Facebook, presentation formats, and the value of PhD training. Show notes: Hilary's presentation slides Roger's blog post on Simply Statistics Stacked pie charts Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
April 12, 2018
Hilary and Roger discuss the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook story, what explainable AI tries to get at, and Hilary's secret trick for data analysis. Also, we respond to some listener questions and feedback. Show notes: What You Need to Know About Air France Flight 447 Perth cycle group draws a numbat XKCD on violin plots Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
March 16, 2018
Roger and Hilary respond to some listener feedback and questions and get sidetracked into a long discussion about transporting data analytic techniques from one context to another. Also the return of free advertising! Show notes: Elizabeth Holmes charged with fraud: https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-41 Storytelling with data podcast with Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic: http://www.storytellingwithdata.com/podcast/ Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
March 1, 2018
Hilary and Roger discuss limiting the number of loaded R packages, more Microsoft, whether A/B testing is dead, and transcendental meditation. Show notes: Follow up on number of DLLs allowed: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/36974206/error-maximal-number-of-dlls-reached David Smith's Blog post: https://twitter.com/revodavid/status/963468355536605184 CRAN Task view for parallel programming: https://cran.r-project.org/web/views/HighPerformanceComputing.html A Model of the Universe: https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/movingintostillness/a-model-of-the-universe-t4949.html A/B testing is dead: https://venturebeat.com/2018/02/05/optimizelys-decision-to-ditch-its-free-plan-suggests-a-b-website-testing-is-dead/ Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
February 11, 2018
Hilary and Roger follow up on his talk at WEHI and the discussion on intelligence analysts. They also discuss Microsoft's R-related tools, movie spoilers, and other miscellaneous topics. Show notes: Design sprint Episode 48: http://nssdeviations.com/48-peak-salesperson-mode RevoScaleR: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/machine-learning-server/r-reference/revoscaler/revoscaler Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
January 29, 2018
Hilary and Roger discuss the connection between intelligence analysts and data scientists, and Hilary helps Roger prepare for an upcoming talk. Show notes: Engineers Shouldn’t Write ETL - https://multithreaded.stitchfix.com/blog/2016/03/16/engineers-shouldnt-write-etl/ Introduction to the “Duke Saga”: https://simplystatistics.org/2012/02/27/the-duke-saga-starter-set/ Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
January 12, 2018
Hilary and Roger welcome the new year by discussing Excel (again), why talking to people who generate data matters, meditation and neuroscience, and trust vs. quality in data analysis. Show notes: Python in Excel: https://excel.uservoice.com/forums/304921-excel-for-windows-desktop-application/suggestions/10549005-python-as-an-excel-scripting-language Talk to the people who made the data: https://twitter.com/leigh_tami18/status/943952107236884480 Rules for Rulers: https://youtu.be/rStL7niR7gs Dictator's Handbook: https://www.amazon.com/Dictators-Handbook-Behavior-Almost-Politics-ebook/dp/B005GPSLHI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1515726993&sr=8-1&keywords=dictator%27s+handbook Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
December 15, 2017
An end-of-year episode chock full of topics! Roger and Hilary discuss using Excel, detecting serial killers, counting hurricane-related deaths, and whether it's possible to evaluate a data analysis without knowing who the author is.  If you are a Spotify user, you can now listen to the podcast on Spotify! Just use the search function and subscribe to Not So Standard Deviations in the app. Show notes: The serial killer detector: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/11/27/the-serial-killer-detector Puerto Rico death toll: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/12/08/us/puerto-rico-hurricane-maria-death-toll.html Machine learning is alchemy? https://twitter.com/haldaume3/status/938478425777377280 Tyler Schnoebelen on GANS https://twitter.com/tschnoebelen/status/939128421719961600 Excel follow up: https://www.wsj.com/articles/finance-pros-say-youll-have-to-pry-excel-out-of-their-cold-dead-hands-1512060948 LHC on Linear Digressions: http://lineardigressions.com/episodes/2016/2/23/hunting-for-the-higgs Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
December 4, 2017
Hilary and Roger revisit GANs and discuss what makes for a good data analysis. Show notes: NYT Article on software problem: http://www.nytimes.com/2002/06/05/us/data-revised-on-soot-in-air-and-deaths.html Callisto: https://www.projectcallisto.org/what-we-do Universal Paperclips: http://www.decisionproblem.com/paperclips/ Workshop Cafe: http://www.workshopcafe.com/ Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
November 22, 2017
Hilary and Roger discuss when to hire a data scientist, the Kaggle State of Data Science and Machine Learning Survey, and the lack of tools for tracking changes to data. Show notes: Stickers at Sonos: https://twitter.com/jahilliar/status/926153450857082880 John Carmack on git: https://twitter.com/id_aa_carmack/status/929389759624916992 Linear Digressions episode on “Data Lineage”: http://lineardigressions.com/episodes/2017/9/3/data-lineage Kaggle State of Data Science Survey: https://www.kaggle.com/surveys/2017 Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
November 8, 2017
Roger went to the rOpenSci Oz Unconference and Hilary led a design sprint.  Show notes: rOpenSci OzUnconf 2017: http://ozunconf17.ropensci.org Summary of OzUnconf by Nick Tierney: https://ropensci.org/blog/2017/10/31/ozunconf2017/ How do you convince people to use R? https://simplystatistics.org/2017/10/30/how-do-you-convince-others-to-use-r/ Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
October 20, 2017
Hilary and Roger discuss listener names, facial recognition, coding boot camps, wildfires in California, edge computing, and AR measuring apps. Plus, more on stickers! Show notes: Biometric Menagerie: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20075454 Coding boot camps closing down: https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/08/24/technology/coding-boot-camps-close.html?_r=0&referer=https://t.co/oGIlQwOjrH?amp=1 Sudoku Solver: https://blog.prototypr.io/behind-the-magic-how-we-built-the-arkit-sudoku-solver-e586e5b685b0 Beijing Air Twitter Account: https://twitter.com/beijingair Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
October 6, 2017
Hilary and Roger continue their late night contemplations about stickers, collecting new data for training machine learning algorithms, and paying for open (and closed) source software. Show notes: Sticker madness: https://twitter.com/hspter/status/908102841323188225 Sticker on phone: https://twitter.com/hspter/status/908279790859378689 Apple trains Face ID with separate study of faces (Tech Crunch): https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/15/interview-apples-craig-federighi-answers-some-burning-questions-about-face-id/ Open source business models: https://twitter.com/zedshaw/status/906286839044210689 LICKI brush https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1046165765/licki-brush-lick-your-cat Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
August 31, 2017
Hilary and Roger have a late-night discussion about JupyterCon, data analysis and decisions, and other deeper topics. Show Notes: JupyterCon: https://conferences.oreilly.com/jupyter/jup-ny Financial stability monitor: https://www.financialresearch.gov/financial-stability-monitor/ Catistician: https://twitter.com/ChelseaParlett/status/902581025175429120 Tyranny of Structurelessness: http://www.jofreeman.com/joreen/tyranny.htm Data Alone Isn’t Ground Truth (by Angela Bassa): https://medium.com/@angebassa/data-alone-isnt-ground-truth-9e733079dfd4 Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
August 21, 2017
Hilary and Roger continue the discussion about whether good data analysis can lead to bad outcomes, talk about private cloud servers, and discuss whether data represent ground truth. Show Notes: Movies on tape: https://twitter.com/ngedrich/status/888142458944593920 Private cloud server: https://antsle.com/product/ Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com  
August 3, 2017
Hilary and Roger talk about building data science products that provide a good user experience while adhering to some kind of ground truth, whether it’s in medicine, education, news, or elsewhere. Also Gilmore Girls. Show Notes: HIll’s criteria for causation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bradford_Hill_criteria O’Reilly Bots Podcast: https://www.oreilly.com/topics/oreilly-bots-podcast NHTSA’s Federal Automated Vehicles Policy: http://www.nhtsa.gov/nhtsa/av/index.html Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: http://nssdeviations.com Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
July 20, 2017
Hilary and Roger talk about teaching R in the era of the tidyverse, joyplots, follow up on explainable AI, writing versus data analysis, and Google Music playlists. They also take some reader questions and Hilary has an amazing app idea. Lastly, Roger has a special announcement. Show Notes: Joyplots: https://twitter.com/i/moments/887307963173658624 Stripe slide deck on explainable AI: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1rZHPDqDFEOcEQhqm3lTKD7Cf5XGvj4iB04W8KA4ar5w/mobilepresent?slide=id.g221bed7464_0_0 Roger's tweet storm on teaching R: https://twitter.com/rdpeng/status/882767951614627840 Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
July 6, 2017
Hilary and Roger discuss the paradigm-shifting Echo Show, whether we need explainable AI or not, and how lessons from DevOps could be useful in analysis development. Show notes: Peter Norvig on explainable AI: https://www.computerworld.com.au/article/621059/google-research-chief-questions-value-explainable-ai/ Wired article about Google's Site Reliability Engineering: https://www.wired.com/2016/04/google-ensures-services-almost-never-go/?mbid=nl_4616 Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
June 22, 2017
This episode heralds the return of CEO Hilary. Also, Hilary and Roger discuss cybersecurity in the cloud, Theranos, residual variation in data analyses, and Airbnb’s Data University. Show notes: P-hacking or not? https://twitter.com/NASAGISS/status/875368384971649025 Theranos equipment sold on startup liquidators: https://twitter.com/startuplqdtr/status/873385484860313600 Trump signs cybersecurity executive order: https://www.geekwire.com/2017/trump-cybersecurity-cloud/ Airbnb is running its own internal university: https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/24/airbnb-is-running-its-own-internal-university-to-teach-data-science/ Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
June 13, 2017
Hilary and Roger talk about the EARL conference, a data science tri-lemma, data science ethics, and Hilary’s CD collection. Show notes: P-hacking conversation: https://twitter.com/jakevdp/status/868564701239627776 Wrangle Conf: http://wrangleconf.com/ Gabe Becker’s EARL talk: https://twitter.com/groundwalkergmb/status/872918368319266816 Thomas Vaugh Shiny UI: https://twitter.com/hspter/status/872596718876975104 Business Science: http://www.business-science.io/ tidyquant: https://business-science.github.io/tidyquant/ timekit: https://business-science.github.io/timekit/ Karl Broman analysis of data file formats: http://kbroman.org/blog/2017/04/30/sqlite-feather-and-fst/ Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
May 25, 2017
Roger and Hilary discuss the meaning of “data driven”, the value of Cloud Computing (again), and algorithmic transparency. Show notes: Artificial Intelligence Owes You an Explanation: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2017/05/why_artificial_intelligences_should_have_to_explain_their_actions.html When artificial intelligence botches your medical diagnosis, who’s to blame? https://qz.com/989137/when-a-robot-ai-doctor-misdiagnoses-you-whos-to-blame/ Weapons of Math Destruction: https://weaponsofmathdestructionbook.com Analyst Mindset - Episode 1: https://youtu.be/pOA2wggeQkQ Teen Vogue: http://www.teenvogue.com Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
May 15, 2017
Hilary and Roger revisit the desktop vs. cloud discussion, Hilary recaps csvconf, and Roger discusses the aesthetics of data analysis. Show Notes: Verena Haunschmid’s desktop: https://twitter.com/expectapatronum/status/857608745333006337 Roger’s desktop vs. cloud poll: https://twitter.com/rdpeng/status/857964527702376449 Remake package: https://github.com/richfitz/remake Episode 29 interview with Chief Data Officer of the Department of Transportation: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast/episode-29-standards-are-like-toothbrushes Roger's Dean's Lecture on the Past and Future of Data Analysis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFtJaq4TlqE Angel D’az post on music and data analysis: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/data-analysts-have-lot-learn-from-musicians-angel-d-az?published=t Designing Your Life: http://designingyour.life/the-book/ Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations 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: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
April 27, 2017
Hilary and Roger talk about the EPA taking down data (or not?), whether statisticians are paternalistic, and how to evaluate machine learning consumer products. Show Notes: Mosh: the mobile shell - https://mosh.org Statisticians are paternalistic Twitter thread: https://twitter.com/deronaucoin/status/854802719030116352 David Robinson post on story arcs: http://varianceexplained.org/r/tidytext-plots/ fst package by Mark Klik: http://www.fstpackage.org YouTube channel Amy Codes: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCms28DbROfiYP2kBRpKTyyw Chase the toy poodle: https://www.instagram.com/littlechasebigworld/ Marnie the dog: https://www.instagram.com/marniethedog/ Popeye the Foodie Dog: https://www.instagram.com/popeyethefoodie/ Portland Catmapper: https://www.instagram.com/catmapper/ Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/not-so-standard-deviations/id1040614570 Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
April 12, 2017
Hilary and Roger discuss Trump using an iPhone and implications for analyzing his tweets, computing setups for data science, and building simple versus complex tool chains to rely on. And the return of free advertising! Show notes: Trump is using an iPhone now: http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/29/15103504/donald-trump-iphone-using-switched-android Snap S-1 Registration Statement: https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1564408/000119312517029199/d270216ds1.htm NSSD Episode 35 with Sean Taylor: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast/episode-35-special-guest-sean-taylor Writing an R Package from Scratch: https://hilaryparker.com/2014/04/29/writing-an-r-package-from-scratch/ Sticky Notes Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sticky-notes-the-classical-music-podcast/id1215386938?mt=2 fundManageR: https://github.com/abresler/fundManageR Big Little Lies: http://www.hbo.com/big-little-lies Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/not-so-standard-deviations/id1040614570 Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
March 29, 2017
Hilary and Roger talk with Sean Taylor of Facebook about his new software package prophet, how to make tools usable and re-usable, and of course, Excel. Show notes: Sean Taylor http://seanjtaylor.com The Statistics Software Signal: http://seanjtaylor.com/post/39573264781/the-statistics-software-signal Automatic statistician https://www.automaticstatistician.com/about/ Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/not-so-standard-deviations/id1040614570 Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
March 13, 2017
Hilary and Roger discuss Stitch Fix’s massive Algorithms Tour, reproducibility from a physical scientist perspective, and interpretability in machine learning. Show notes F this: http://sgsa.stat.ucla.edu/f-this/ Interpretability is the new reproducibility: http://simplystatistics.org/2017/03/08/when-do-we-need-interpretability/ NSF Workshop on Systematic Approach to Robustness, Reliability, and Reproducibility in Scientific Research: http://www.mrsec.harvard.edu/2017NSFReliability/index.html Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/not-so-standard-deviations/id1040614570 Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast Contact us at nssdeviations@gmail.com
February 23, 2017
Hilary and Roger talk about the interview process for data science and data analyst jobs, opinionated analysis development, and what job interviews were like back in 1999. Show notes: Roger’s podcasting setup: http://simplystatistics.org/2017/02/20/podcasting-setup/ Opinionated Analysis Development: https://www.rstudio.com/resources/videos/opinionated-analysis-development/ Susan Fowler’s Medium post: https://www.susanjfowler.com/blog/2017/2/19/reflecting-on-one-very-strange-year-at-uber 10% Happier: http://www.10percenthappier.com Henrik Bengtsson’s Future package: https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/future/index.html Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/not-so-standard-deviations/id1040614570 Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast
February 9, 2017
Hilary and Roger discuss training in PhD programs, estimating the variance vs. the standard deviation, the bias variance tradeoff, and explainable machine learning. Show notes: Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations Explainable AI: http://www.darpa.mil/program/explainable-artificial-intelligence Stitch Fix Blog NBA Rankings: http://multithreaded.stitchfix.com/blog/2016/11/22/nba-rankings/ David Robinson’s Empirical Bayes book: http://varianceexplained.org/r/empirical-bayes-book/ War on the Rocks podcast: https://warontherocks.com/2017/01/introducing-bombshell-the-explosive-first-episode/ 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 iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/not-so-standard-deviations/id1040614570 Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast
January 18, 2017
Hilary and Roger go on a podcast bender and discuss how they record the podcast, missing data methods, rstudio::conf, Uber Movement, diagnosis with prediction models, and Alexa/Siri. Whew! Show notes: Zencastr: https://zencastr.com Ecamm: http://www.ecamm.com Libsyn: https://www.libsyn.com Hilary’s slides on Opinionated Analysis Development: http://www.slideshare.net/hilaryparker/opinionated-analysis-development Tidytext book: http://tidytextmining.com Uber Movement: https://movement.uber.com/cities Data Science Bowl 2017: https://www.kaggle.com/c/data-science-bowl-2017 Pitch Deck Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fred/pitch-deck/ Out of the Blocks podcast: http://www.npr.org/podcasts/451202110/out-of-the-blocks-on-w-y-p-r Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/ Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/not-so-standard-deviations/id1040614570 Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Izfnbx6tlruojkfrvhjfdj3nmna Find past episodes: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast
January 5, 2017
Hilary and Roger follow up on open data and data sharing in government. They also discuss artificial intelligence, self-driving cars, and doing your taxes in R. Show notes: Lucy D’Agostino McGowan (@LucyStats) made a great translation of Hill’s criteria using XKCD comics: http://www.lucymcgowan.com/hill-for-data-scientists.html Lucy’s web page: http://www.lucymcgowan.com Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence: https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/whitehouse_files/microsites/ostp/NSTC/preparing_for_the_future_of_ai.pdf Partially Derivative White House Special – with DJ Patil, US Chief Data Scientist: http://12%20Dec%202016%20White%20House%20Special%20with%20DJ%20Patil,%20US%20Chief%20Data%20Scientist Not So Standard Deviations – Standards are Like Toothbrushes – with with Daniel Morgan, Chief Data Officer for the U.S. Department of Transportation and Terah Lyons, Policy Advisor to the Chief Technology Officer of the U.S.: https://soundcloud.com/nssd-podcast/episode-29-standards-are-like-toothbrushes Henry Gitner Philatelists: http://www.hgitner.com Some Pioneers of Modern Statistical Theory: A Personal Reflection by Sir David R. Cox: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B678uTpUfn80a2RkOUc5LW51cVU/view?usp=sharing
December 20, 2016
Roger travels to Washington, DC to talk with Daniel Morgan, Chief Data Officer for the U.S. Department of Transportation and Terah Lyons, Policy Advisor to the Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. The discussion covered open data, the process of making data available, standards for data formats (and their relation to toothbrushes), and of course—automated vehicles. Show Notes: Data about Pavement: https://infopave.fhwa.dot.gov National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Federal Automated Vehicles Policy: https://one.nhtsa.gov/nhtsa/av/av-policy.html Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP): https://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ostp U.S. Digital Service: https://www.whitehouse.gov/participate/united-states-digital-service
December 14, 2016
Hilary and Roger talk about building data science products that provide a good user experience while adhering to some kind of ground truth, whether it’s in medicine, education, news, or elsewhere. Also Gilmore Girls. Show notes: HIll’s criteria for causation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bradford_Hill_criteria O’Reilly Bots Podcast: https://www.oreilly.com/topics/oreilly-bots-podcast NHTSA’s Federal Automated Vehicles Policy: http://www.nhtsa.gov/nhtsa/av/index.html
November 30, 2016
Roger sits down with Amelia McNamara, Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistical and Data Sciences at Smith College, to talk about data science, data journalism, visualization, the problems with R, and adult coloring books. Show Notes: Amelia McNamara’s web site: http://www.science.smith.edu/~amcnamara/index.html Mark Hansen: http://datascience.columbia.edu/mark-hansen Listening Post: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dD36IajCz6A Moveable Type: http://www.nytimes.com/video/arts/1194817116105/moveable-type.html Alan Kay: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Kay HARC (Human Advancement Research Community): https://harc.ycr.org/ VPRI (Viewpoints Research Institute): http://www.vpri.org/index.html LivelyR and spatial aggregation explorers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hps9r7JZQP8 Golden Ratio Coloring Book: https://rafaelaraujoart.com/products/golden-ratio-coloring-book Cats explaining statistics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXY-WN0ahiw Support us through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations?ty=h Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience/
November 16, 2016
Hilary and Roger recover from last week’s U.S. election. There’s not really any data science (or much of anything else) in this episode, but if you’re just wondering how things are going, here it is. (Note: Patreon subscribers will not be charged for this episode)
October 27, 2016
Hilary and Roger go through the overflowing mailbag to respond to listener questions. Topics include causal inference in trend modeling, regression model selection, using SQL, and data science certification. Show notes: Professor Kobre's Lightscoop Standard Version Bounce Flash Device: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0017LNHY2/ Speechpad: https://www.speechpad.com Speaking American by Josh Katz: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0544703391/ Data Sets Are The New Server Rooms: https://medium.com/@josh_nussbaum/data-sets-are-the-new-server-rooms-40fdb5aed6b0?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8IHAReMPP2JjyYs6TqyMYCnjUapQdLQFEaQOjNX9BfUhZV2nzXWwy2NHJHrCs-VN67GxT4djKCUWq8tkhTyiQkb965bg&_hsmi=36470868#.wybl0l3p7 Are Datasets the New Server Rooms? http://simplystatistics.org/2016/10/26/datasets-new-server-rooms/
October 15, 2016
Hilary and Roger meet at a Jimmy John's to talk data science, like you do. Topics covered include RStudio Conf, polling, millennials, Karl Broman, and more! Show notes: rstudio::conf https://www.rstudio.com/conference/ We Gave Four Good Pollsters the Same Raw Data. They Had Four Different Results: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/09/20/upshot/the-error-the-polling-world-rarely-talks-about.html?_r=0 Millenials: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millennials Karl Broman: http://kbroman.org Interview with J.J. Allaire: https://www.rstudio.com/2016/10/12/interview-with-j-j-allaire/ One Year at Stack Overflow: http://varianceexplained.org/r/year_data_scientist/
September 28, 2016
Hilary and Roger invite Walt Hickey of FiveThirtyEight.com on to the show to talk about polling, movies, and data analysis reproducibility (of course!). Show notes: FiveThirtyEight’s polling methodology: http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/a-users-guide-to-fivethirtyeights-2016-general-election-forecast/ Walt Hickey on Twitter: https://twitter.com/walthickey The 20 Most Extreme Cases Of ‘The Book Was Better Than The Movie’: http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-20-most-extreme-cases-of-the-book-was-better-than-the-movie/ Matthew Butterick Typography: http://typographyforlawyers.com/fonts.html Hopp: http://www.hoppstudios.com
September 14, 2016
Hilary and Roger celebrate their one year anniversary doing the podcast together by discussing whether there are cities that are good for data scientists, reproducible research, and professionalizing data science. Show Notes: Roger’s reproducible research workshop: https://www.biostat.washington.edu/suminst/sisbid2016/modules/BD1603 Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter NSSD Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/nssdeviations There’s More Than One Kind of Data Scientist by Harlan Harris: http://radar.oreilly.com/2013/06/theres-more-than-one-kind-of-data-scientist.html Billionaire's row in San Francisco: http://sf.curbed.com/maps/mapping-the-10-sf-homes-with-the-highest-property-taxes Mindfulness-based stress reduction https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mindfulness-based_stress_reduction OSIRIS-REx http://www.asteroidmission.org/
August 26, 2016
Hilary and Roger are apart again and this time they’re talking about political polling. Also, they discuss Trump’s tweets, and the fact that Hilary owns a bowling ball. Show notes: FiveThirtyEight election dashboard: http://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2016-election-forecast/ The Upshot’s election dashboard: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/upshot/presidential-polls-forecast.html David Robinson’s post on Trump’s tweets: http://varianceexplained.org/r/trump-tweets/ Julia Silge’s Twitter account: https://twitter.com/juliasilge The Katering Show: http://thekateringshow.com Omni: https://www.beomni.com
August 3, 2016
Hilary and Roger are in Chicago (together!) for the annual Joint Statistical Meetings, the largest gathering of statisticians in the world. They discuss the session that Hilary organized, byzantine ASA bureaucracy, data scientists interacting with the media, and other highlights from the meeting. Also, a surprise guest drops in! Show notes Joint Statistical Meetings (https://www.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2016/) The rOpenSci Project (https://ropensci.org) Moveable Type by Ben Rubin and Mark Hansen: Video (https://vimeo.com/1850342) Article (http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/25/arts/design/25vide.html)
July 18, 2016
Hilary and Roger talk about statistical software in fMRI analyses, the differences between software testing differences in proportions (a must listen!), and a preview of JSM 2016. Show Notes: fMRI bugs could upend years of research: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/07/03/mri_software_bugs_could_upend_years_of_research/?mt=1467760452040 Eklund et al. PNAS Paper: http://www.pnas.org/content/113/28/7900.full JSM 2016 Program: https://www.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2016/onlineprogram/index.cfm Conversations on Data Science: https://leanpub.com/conversationsondatascience
July 4, 2016
With Hilary fresh from Use R! 2016, Roger and Hilary discuss some of the highlights from the conference. Also, some followup about a previous Free Advertising and the NSSD drinking game. Show Notes: Theranos movie with Jennifer Lawrence and Adam McKay: http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/06/jennifer-lawrence-theranos-elizabeth-holmes Snowden movie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snowden_(film) What3Words being used in Mongolia: http://www.npr.org/2016/06/19/482514949/welcome-to-mongolias-new-postal-system-an-atlas-of-random-words lintr package: https://github.com/jimhester/lintr “The Electronic Coach” with Don Knuth: https://youtu.be/dhh8Ao4yweQ Exploring the data on gender and GitHub repo ownership: http://alyssafrazee.com/gender-and-github-code.html Jeff Atwood “Falling Into the Pit of Success”: https://blog.codinghorror.com/falling-into-the-pit-of-success/ Google coLaboratory: https://research.googleblog.com/2014/08/doing-data-science-with-colaboratory.html #rcatladies stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/12936-number-rcatladies Katie Mack time-lapse video: https://twitter.com/astrokatie/status/745529809669787649
June 9, 2016
Hilary and Roger talk about Amazon Echo and Alexa as AI as a service, the COMPAS algorithm, criminal justice forecasts, and whether algorithms can introduce or remove bias (or both). Show Notes: In Two Moves, AlphaGo and Lee Sedol Redefined the Future (http://www.wired.com/2016/03/two-moves-alphago-lee-sedol-redefined-future/) Google’s AI won the game Go by defying millennia of basic human instinct (http://qz.com/639952/googles-ai-won-the-game-go-by-defying-millennia-of-basic-human-instinct/) Machine Bias: There’s Software Used Across the Country to Predict Future Criminals. And it’s Biased Against Blacks (https://www.propublica.org/article/machine-bias-risk-assessments-in-criminal-sentencing) ProPublica analysis of COMPAS (https://www.propublica.org/article/how-we-analyzed-the-compas-recidivism-algorithm) Richard Berk’s Criminal Justice Forecasts of Risk (http://www.amazon.com/Criminal-Justice-Forecasts-Risk-SpringerBriefs/dp/1461430844?ie=UTF8&*Version*=1&*entries*=0) Cathy O’Neill: Weapons of Math Destruction (http://www.amazon.com/Weapons-Math-Destruction-Increases-Inequality/dp/0553418815) Cathy O’Neill: I’ll stop calling algorithms racist when you stop anthropomorphizing AI https://mathbabe.org/2016/04/07/ill-stop-calling-algorithms-racist-when-you-stop-anthropomorphizing-ai/ RMS Fact package: https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/rmsfact/index.html Use R! 2016: http://user2016.org
May 21, 2016
Roger and Hilary are back, with Hilary broadcasting from the west coast. Hilary and Roger discuss the possibility of scaling data analysis and how that may or may not work for companies like Palantir. Also, the latest on Theranos and the release of data from OkCupid. Show notes: BuzzFeed Article on Palantir: https://www.buzzfeed.com/williamalden/inside-palantir-silicon-valleys-most-secretive-company Roger’s Simply Statistics post on Palantir: http://simplystatistics.org/2016/05/11/palantir-struggles/ Looker: https://looker.com Data science done well looks easy: http://simplystatistics.org/2015/03/17/data-science-done-well-looks-easy-and-that-is-a-big-problem-for-data-scientists/ Latest on Theranos: http://www.wsj.com/articles/theranos-voids-two-years-of-edison-blood-test-results-1463616976 OkCupid Data Release: http://www.vox.com/2016/5/12/11666116/70000-okcupid-users-data-release Secret history of Silicon Valley: http://fr.slideshare.net/sblank/secret-history-why-stanford-and-not-berkeley Wealthfront blog: https://blog.wealthfront.com
April 28, 2016
This is Hilary’s and Roger’s last New York-Baltimore episode! In future episodes, Hilary will be broadcasting from California. In this episode Hilary and Roger discuss collaboration tools and workflow management for data science projects. To date, Roger has not found a project management tool that he can actually use (besides email), but is open to suggestions (from students). Links: Hilary’s tweet on cats: https://twitter.com/hspter/status/725411087110299649 Awesome vs. cats mug: https://www.etsy.com/listing/185113916/cat-mug-awesome-funny-mug-coffee-cup-tea John Urschel’s web page: http://math.mit.edu/~urschel/ Profile of John Urschel by the AMS: http://www.ams.org/publications/journals/notices/201602/rnoti-p148.pdf The other NFL player/mathematician: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Ryan_(American_football) GitHub flow: https://guides.github.com/introduction/flow/ Problems with Slack: https://www.theinformation.com/articles/why-slack-needs-a-product-fix Relativity and GPS: http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~pogge/Ast162/Unit5/gps.html The Information is looking for a Data Storyteller: https://www.theinformation.com/become-a-data-storytelling-superstar-at-the-information Stitch Fix is looking for Data Scientists: https://www.stitchfix.com/careers?gh_jid=169746?gh_jid=169746
April 25, 2016
Hilary and Roger meet up face-to-face for the first time since the podcast started! This a short episode to document the unboxing of the official Not So Standard Deviations hex stickers that are available to our Patreon patrons who have signed up at the $2 per episode sticker level. Our Patreon Page (https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations) NSSD Stickers (https://goo.gl/A3xLhM)
April 7, 2016
Hilary and Roger talk about the difficulties of separating data analysis from its context, and Feather, a new file format for storing tabular data. Also, Hilary and Roger respond to some listener questions and Hilary announces her new job. If you have questions you’d like us to answer, you can send them to nssdeviations@gmail.com or tweet us at @NSSDeviations. Show notes: NSSD Patreon page (https://www.patreon.com/NSSDeviations) Feather git repository (https://github.com/wesm/feather/) Apache Arrow (https://arrow.apache.org) FlatBuffers (https://google.github.io/flatbuffers/) Roger’s blog post on feather (http://simplystatistics.org/2016/03/31/feather/) NausicaaDistribution (https://www.etsy.com/shop/NausicaaDistribution) New York R Conference (http://www.rstats.nyc) Every Frame a Painting (https://goo.gl/J2QAWK)
March 26, 2016
In this episode, Hilary and Roger discuss the new direction for the journal Biostatistics, the recent fracas over ggplot2 and base graphics in R, and whether collecting more data is always better than collecting less (fewer?) data. Also, Hilary and Roger respond to some listener questions and more free advertising. If you have questions you’d like us to answer, you can send them to nssdeviations@gmail.com or tweet us at @NSSDeviations. Show notes: Jeff Leek on why he doesn’t use ggplot2 (http://goo.gl/am6I3r) David Robinson on why he uses ggplot2 (http://goo.gl/UpqO3c) Nathan Yau’s post comparing ggplot2 and base graphics (http://goo.gl/6iEB2I) Biostatistics Medium post (https://goo.gl/YuhFgB) Photoviz (http://goo.gl/tXNdCA) PigeonAir (https://twitter.com/PigeonAir) I just want to plot() (https://goo.gl/jqlg0G) Hilary and Rush Limbaugh (https://goo.gl/vvCfkl) Deep learning training set (http://imgur.com/a/K4RWn) NSSD Patreon page! (https://goo.gl/TbihVq)
March 14, 2016
We’ve started a Patreon page! Now you can support the podcast directly by going to http://patreon.com/NSSDeviations and making a pledge. This will help Hilary and me build the podcast, add new features, and get some better equipment. This is an all craft episode of Not So Standard Deviations, where Hilary and Roger discuss starting and ending a data analysis. What do you do at the very beginning of an analysis? Hilary and Roger talk about some of the things that seem to come up all the time. Also up for discussion is the American Statistical Association's statement on p values, famous statisticians on Twitter, and evil data scientists on TV. Plus two new things for free advertising. Show notes: NSSD Patreon Page (http://patreon.com/NSSDeviations) Jan de Leeuw (https://twitter.com/deleeuw_jan) Douglas Bates (https://twitter.com/BatesDmbates) Sports Night (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sports_Night) ASA’s statement on p values (http://goo.gl/JFz7ic) Basic and Applied Psychology Editorial banning p values (http://goo.gl/O8kL60) J. Kenji Alt’s Vegan Experience (http://www.seriouseats.com/vegan-experience) #fieldworkfail (http://fieldworkfail.com/)
February 29, 2016
Hilary and Roger talk about the motivation behind the explainr package and the usefulness of automated reporting and interpretation of statistical tests. They also struggle to come up with a quick and easy way to explain why statistics is useful when it sometimes doesn't produce any different results. Show notes: The explainr package: https://github.com/hilaryparker/explainr Google's CausalImpact package: https://google.github.io/CausalImpact/CausalImpact.html Software is Eating the World: http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424053111903480904576512250915629460 Many Rules of Statistics are Wrong: http://allendowney.blogspot.com/2015/12/many-rules-of-statistics-are-wrong.html Jeff Leek is mentioned at 5:31
February 10, 2016
Special guest Jenny Bryan (@jennybryan) joins us from the University of British Columbia! Jenny, Hilary, and Roger talk about spreadsheets and why some people love them and some people despise them. They also discuss blogging as part of scientific discourse. Show notes: Jenny's Stat 545: http://stat545-ubc.github.io/ Coding is not the new literacy: http://goo.gl/VvFyXz Goldman Sachs spreadsheet error: https://goo.gl/mC0Qz9 Jingmai O'Connor episode: https://goo.gl/hNloVr De-weaponizing reproducibility: http://goo.gl/IYDwn1 Vintage Space: https://goo.gl/n02EGP Tabby Cats: https://goo.gl/H3YgV6
January 25, 2016
Hilary and Roger were snowed in over the weekend, so they recorded Episode 8 of Not So Standard Deviations. In this episode, Hilary and Roger talk about how to get your foot in the door with data science, the New England Journal's view on data sharing, Google's "Cohort Analysis", and the possibility of predicting a movie's box office returns based on the movie's script. Show notes: Remembrances of Peter Hall (http://goo.gl/eUU2AK) Research Parasites (NEJM editorial by Dan Longo and Jeffrey Drazen) (http://goo.gl/HbMu87) Amazon review/data analysis of Fifty Shades of Grey (http://goo.gl/83DvvO) Time-lapse cats (https://youtu.be/55psWVYSbrI) Pocket (https://getpocket.com/)
January 9, 2016
Hilary and Roger ring in the new year with a discussion of Theranos and the pitfalls of diagnostic testing, Spotify's Discover Weekly playlist generation algorithm (and the need for human product managers), and of course, a little Star Wars. Also, Hilary and Roger each give some "free advertising" to something interesting that they think other people should know about. Show Notes: Gosset Icterometer (http://goo.gl/JDk6ni) Entertainment medicine Spotify's Discover Weekly (http://goo.gl/enzFeR) Variance Explained (http://varianceexplained.org) What3Words (http://what3words.com)
December 17, 2015
In this episode Roger and Hilary discuss analyses that seem easy but are actually hard, like power/sample size calculations and A/B testing. Notes Roger's books on Leanpub (https://goo.gl/X0TFt9) KPIs (https://goo.gl/VO0ckP) Reply All (http://replyall.soy), a great podcast Use R! 2016 conference (http://user2016.org) where Don Knuth is an invited speaker! Liz Stuart's directory of propensity score software (http://goo.gl/wUcTBT) A/B testing (https://goo.gl/CibhJ0) iid (https://goo.gl/qMyksb) R 3.2.3 release notes (https://goo.gl/qHVzWQ) pqR(http://www.pqr-project.org/) John Myles White's tweet (https://goo.gl/pFOVkx)
December 2, 2015
Roger and Hilary open the mailbag for the first time and go over some feedback they've gotten on previous episodes. The rest of the time is spent discussing the importance of reproducibility in data analysis, both in an academic research setting and an industry setting. Notes Hilary's talk on reproducible analysis in production: https://youtu.be/7B3n-5atLxM Duke Scandal Starter Set: http://goo.gl/rEO5QD Keith Baggerly's talk on Duke Scandal: https://youtu.be/7gYIs7uYbMo The Web of Trust: https://goo.gl/RtpBZa testdat R package: https://goo.gl/MlM0gu
November 7, 2015
Hilary and Roger take on the statistical challenges in DevOps and the inherent difficulties of detecting rare anomalies in real time. But first Hilary schools Roger on what DevOps is. Also Ben and Jerry's. And the t-test. Notes: Nobody Loves Graphite Anymore (https://goo.gl/259VKI) A response: http://goo.gl/zB7wM9 Why Gosset is awesome: https://goo.gl/7PgLKY Gosset's grandson: http://goo.gl/fhaqHx
October 25, 2015
At the suggestion of Roger's brother, this episode is all about Hilary and Roger. Well, really it's about their jobs. Hilary and Roger talk about the life of the data scientist in academia and in the tech industry and how it doesn't seem to be all that different....
October 2, 2015
In this episode, Hilary and Roger talk about user testing for statistical methods, navigating the Hadleyverse, the crucial significance of rename(), and the secret reason for creating the podcast (hint: it rhymes with "bee"). Also, Roger erroneously claims that Bill Cleveland is way older than he actually is. Sorry Bill. In other news, we are finally on iTunes so you can subscribe from there directly if you want (just search for "Not So Standard Deviations"). Notes: Bill Cleveland's paper in Science, on graphical perception, published in 1985 (http://goo.gl/xtkSJy) TomFest (https://goo.gl/Sbtz0o)
September 16, 2015
Welcome to Episode 1! In this episode, Roger and Hilary talk about the origins of @RCatLadies, evidence-based data analysis, Roger's new book, The Art of Data Science, and whole Python vs. R thing.
September 16, 2015
Roger and Hilary figure out what to name the podcast. Also, Roger is really bad at making web sites.
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