Category: flotsam

  • Flotsam 15: inference

    Before I lose the link—as I’m deleting toots & tweets two weeks after I post the—I should save the address for “Introduction to Modern Causal Inference” by Alejandro Schuler and Mark van der Laan. It is a book draft that looks quite readable. Also love Xanthe Tynehorne, Esq.’s Compendium of Curious Words. Weird enough to […]

  • Flotsam 14: dev links

    Flotsam 14: dev links

    Back doing some coding, playing with R packages and collaborating with someone else. This is an unusual situation for me, as I write my own code, and never bothered learning to use git (or other code management system). With the help of the Twitter crowd I’ve been slowly learning to use some git so the […]

  • Flotsam 13: early July links

    Man flu kept me at home today, so I decided to do something ‘useful’ and go for a linkathon: Ed Yong discusses the effect of subject expectations in psychology experiments Nice Results, But What Did You Expect? At the beginning there was another article on The placebo phenomenon, and another one on The placebo defect. […]

  • Flotsam 12: early June linkathon

    A list of interesting R/Stats quickies to keep the mind distracted: A long draft Advanced Data Analysis from an Elementary Point of View by Cosma Shalizi, in which he uses R to drive home the message. Not your average elementary point of view. Good notes by Frank Davenport on starting using R with data from […]

  • Flotsam 11: mostly on books

    ‘No estaba muerto, andaba the parranda’† as the song says. Although rather than partying it mostly has been reading, taking pictures and trying to learn how to record sounds. Here there are some things I’ve come across lately. I can’t remember if I’ve recommended Matloff’s The Art of R Programming before; if I haven’t, go […]