13. Try, try again: getting started with some software and coding

In this blog I will share what I have learned from sitting at my desk trying to install and use new software and code. The aim is to help you get started and, more importantly, keep going. First up, an overview. • Installing software and loading data rarely worked perfectly and takes some time. Think […]

6. Less reading, more doing: skills for data analysis

When I was ready to start doing more with data, I went looking for courses that would help me achieve three things: Test and refresh my understanding of basic statistical concepts when analysing or interpreting dataIntroduce me to the skills and tools I would need to work with big data, including the role for codingExperience […]