Not So Standard Deviations
By Roger Peng and Hilary Parker
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Roger Peng and Hilary Parker talk about the latest in data science and data analysis in academia and industry.
||Clean70 - The Smoothie Happens Everyday||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:...||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean69 - Book Club, Part 7||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...||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean68 - Book Club, Part 6||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...||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean67 - Book Club, Part 5||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...||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean66 - Book Club, Part 4||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:...||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean65 - Book Club, Part 3||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 ..||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean64 - Book Club, Part 2||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 ...||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean63 - Book Club, Part 1||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...||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean62 - Adult Phase||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 ...||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean61 - 70% Gut, 30% Data||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: ...||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean60 - Promise and Deliver||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..||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean59 - You Can Have a Day About Anything||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:...||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean58 - It's Conference Season||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..||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean57 - Secrets Revealed||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...||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean56 - Only One of Us is Saving Daylight||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...||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean55 - Biggest Change to R Since R||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: ...||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean54 - Soft Spot for Microsoft||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:...||2/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean53 - Shaken, Not Stirred||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 - ...||1/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean52 - Expense Reporting Masterpiece||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: ...||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean51 - A Beehive of Excel Devotees||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...||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean50 - Existential Crisis Narrowly Averted||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...||12/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean49 - Baltimore is the Home of Cloud Computing||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:...||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean48 - Peak Salesperson Mode||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...||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean47 - This is Episode 47||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...||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean46 - Uncanny Valley of Stickerness||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...||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean45 - Analogy Corner After Dark||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:...||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean44 - She Won the Battle||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...||8/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean28 - Writing is a Lot Harder Than Just Talking||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...||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean43 - Analogy Corner||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..||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 42 - One Piece PJs||Hilary and Roger discuss the paradigm-shifting Ec…||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 41 - Good to Two Decimal Places||This episode heralds the return of CEO Hilary. Al…||6/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 40 - It’s the CDs All Over Again||Hilary and Roger talk about the EARL conference, …||6/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 39 - We Listen to Our Data Team||Roger and Hilary discuss the meaning of “data dri…||5/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 38 - Banging on the Piano||Hilary and Roger revisit the desktop vs. cloud di…||5/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 37 - It's a Seller's Market||Hilary and Roger talk about the EPA taking down d…||4/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 36 - Ripped From the Headlines||Hilary and Roger discuss Trump using an iPhone an…||4/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 35 - Special Guest Sean Taylor||Hilary and Roger talk with Sean Taylor of Faceboo…||3/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 34 - F Dist||Hilary and Roger discuss Stitch Fix’s massive Alg…||3/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 33 - Big Time Bubble Time||Hilary and Roger talk about the interview process…||2/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 32 - You Have to Reinvent the Wheel a Few Times||Hilary and Roger discuss training in PhD programs…||2/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 31 - The Word You're Looking for is Magical||Hilary and Roger go on a podcast bender and discu…||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 30 - Philately and Numismatology||Hilary and Roger follow up on open data and data …||1/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29 -Standards are Like Toothbrushes||Roger travels to Washington, DC to talk with Dani…||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28 - Writing is a Lot Harder Than Just Talking||Hilary and Roger talk about building data science…||12/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27 - Special Guest Amelia McNamara||Roger sits down with Amelia McNamara, Visiting As…||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 26 - Our First Post-Election Episode||Hilary and Roger recover from last week’s U.S. el…||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25 - How Exactly Do You Pronounce SQL?||Hilary and Roger go through the overflowing mailb…||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24 - 50 Minutes of Blathering||Hilary and Roger meet at a Jimmy John's to talk d…||10/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23 - Special Guest Walt Hickey||Hilary and Roger invite Walt Hickey of FiveThirty…||9/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22 - #1 Side Project||Hilary and Roger celebrate their one year anniver…||9/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21 - This Might Be the Future!||Hilary and Roger are apart again and this time th…||8/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20 - Face Time||Hilary and Roger are in Chicago (together!) for t…||8/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19 - Divide by n-1, or n-2, or Whatever||Hilary and Roger talk about statistical software …||7/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18 - Back on Planet Earth||With Hilary fresh from Use R! 2016, Roger and Hil…||7/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17 - Diurnal High Variance||Hilary and Roger talk about Amazon Echo and Alexa…||6/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16 - The Silicon Valley Episode||Roger and Hilary are back, with Hilary broadcasti…||5/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15 - Spinning Up Logistics||This is Hilary’s and Roger’s last New York-Baltim…||4/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14 - Sticker Unboxing||Hilary and Roger meet up face-to-face for the fir…||4/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13 - It's Good that Someone is Thinking About Us||Hilary and Roger talk about the difficulties of s…||4/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 - The New Bayesian vs. Frequentist||In this episode, Hilary and Roger discuss the new…||3/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 - Start and Stop||We’ve started a Patreon page! Now you can support…||3/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 - It's All Counterexamples||Hilary and Roger talk about the motivation behind…||2/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 - Spreadsheet Drama||Special guest Jenny Bryan (@jennybryan) joins us …||2/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 - Snow Day||Hilary and Roger were snowed in over the weekend,…||1/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 - Statistical Royalty||Hilary and Roger ring in the new year with a disc…||1/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 - Google is the New Fisher||In this episode Roger and Hilary discuss analyses…||12/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 - IRL Roger is Totally With It||Roger and Hilary open the mailbag for the first t…||12/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 - A Gajillion Time Series||Hilary and Roger take on the statistical challeng…||11/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - Gilmore Girls||At the suggestion of Roger's brother, this episod…||10/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - We Got it Under 40 Minutes||In this episode, Hilary and Roger talk about user…||10/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - RCatLadies Origin Story||Welcome to Episode 1! In this episode, Roger and …||9/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNaming The Podcast||Roger and Hilary figure out what to name the podc…||9/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Loved material! Please stop saying "like" so much
The content in this podcast is interesting and I really really want to learn more and keep listening!
Hilary says "like" far too excessively. So I noticed Roger saying it as well. I couldn't finish the episode as a result.
Discourse markers such as "so", "right", "well", "anyway" and "like" certainly have their place in our normal conversation. However, using them excessively to fill gaps while you process what to say next is unacceptable for listeners of a podcast.
Best tip for the future?
You guys are intelligent and you have really interesting stuff to say that we all want to hear.
Thanks for taking my suggestions into consideration!
I wanted so bad to like this!
Yeah, so I like really wanted to like this cuz I have Peng's book and I have like taken his course and yeah it'S like too bad this is so like unlistenable.
For such educated people you say "Like" waaaaayyyy too much. It's intolerable. Don't you listen to yourselves?
Also, Sorry but the woman's voice is not radio friendly. Above average attempt for amateur podcast in data science, but the first time I've been unable to stand the speech to such an extent I've had to turn it off. I had to write this negative review in hopes the hosts will edit themselves better, and like talk like Ph.D.s. like should.
I'm having Hilary withdraws, need another episode
I really appreciate your guys banter. Thought I needed to give Hilary some love because there are a couple of mean reviews on her. Be compassionate people, she's a data scientist not an entertainer.