Skills

Data Science

with R

Socio-Economic Statistics

Business Analytics

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Instructor, Business Intelligence & Data Analytics

Continuing Studies, University of Victoria

Nov 2019 – Present Victoria, British Columbia

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing course materials
  • Instruction
 
 
 
 
 

Provincial Statistician & Director

BC Stats, Province of British Columbia

Oct 2013 – Present Victoria, British Columbia

Responsibilities include:

  • Consulting
  • Leadership of data science unit
  • Methodological expertise
 
 
 
 
 

A/ Executive Director & Provincial Statistician

BC Stats, Province of British Columbia

Jan 2013 – Oct 2013 Victoria, British Columbia

Responsibilities include:

  • Analysing
  • Modelling
  • Deploying
 
 
 
 
 

Director

BC Stats, Province of British Columbia

Sep 2009 – Dec 2012 Victoria, British Columbia

Responsibilities include:

  • Analysing
  • Modelling
  • Deploying

Recent Posts

This blog post is a long-form version of the talk I gave as part of the Data Mishaps virtual event on 2021-02-05. Thanks to the event …

Gentoo penguins in Antarctica, walking along a “penguin highway”, a path that joins the sea and their nesting area on a rocky outcrop. …

Originally posted to bayesball.blogspot.com, 2019-06-02 What do we mean when we see a bird and say that it’s a robin? A simple …

by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic (2015, Wiley) Originally posted to bayesball.blogspot.com, 2016-03-06 One of the great strengths of R is …

Or, another thought provoked (History 5702W) At one point during during the seminar of authoring tools in the History 5702W seminar …

Projects

Data Science with R

An incomplete compendium of resources that cover data science topics.

MLB Run Scoring Trends

An interactive data visualization app using R’s Shiny package.

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Data science for social scientists

Public sector data science and machine learning

What I learned from a data mishap

Before BC Stats could start using R, significant enablers in the operating environment had to be in place.

An overview of why and how BC Stats has been using R.

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