A word in favor of summarytools

Yesterday, I was preparing material for STAT 405 (biostatistics) I am teaching this spring, and was on the prowl for something that is an improvement upon the base R summary() function (it doesn’t even give standard deviations!

Stat consulting: a data science playground

This past semester I taught our STAT 370 (statistical consulting and communication) for the first time. This course gave student experience consulting for real clients from the university and community and focused on communicating with a client as well as report and presentation preparation best practices.

Quantifying thrill

Monday morning, October 30, found me groggy and sandy-eyed. The culprit was the 5-hour and 17-minute, 10-inning thriller between the LA Dodgers and Houston Astros in Game 5 of the 2017 the night before.