R-Ladies is an a world-wide organization dedicated to promoting gender diversity in the R programmers community. They have an active online presence as well as local chapters located in dozens of cities across many countries.
I mainly use R to manipulate and summarize data and it's my statistical software of choice. As a hobbyist programmer, each language has its quirks, but fundamentally, many are linked genealogically.
Last month I received my accreditation as an associate statistician from the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC). The SSC is a professional organization that seeks to promote the use and development of statistics and probability.
If you know me, you know that I really, really like dogs. To fulfill the dog-shaped hole currently in my heart, I’ve been dog-sitting on Rover for the last year (1). I get paid to hang out with dogs!
During my studies, I struggled to evaluate my productivity. The research years of my PhD were long and lacked structure. It felt as though I spent every day sitting in front of my computer slowly chipping away at the amorphous blob that was my thesis. I discovered Rescue Time and it totally changed my life!
Precision Analytics found a permanent home in July 2017 at Nexus Coworking space. Before then, we were working out of our own homes or at coffee shops.