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I thought kernels are hard...

Review of Module 3 of Data Analysis for Social Scientists (MITx, edX) – Describing Data, Joint and Conditional Distributions of Random Variables

This week we learnt more about histograms and kernel functions, as well as joint distribution functions and how to calculate marginal distributions and conditional distributions. 97 more words

Data Analysis

​What's the probability I remember about probability?

Review of Module 2 of Data Analysis for Social Scientists (MITx, edX) – Fundamentals of Probability, Random Variables, Joint Distributions and Collecting Data

My burning question for this module’s lectures was: What is Sara drinking?! 203 more words

Data Analysis

The power of data and R

Review of Module 1 of Data Analysis for Social Scientists (MITx, edX) – Introductory Lecture.

The introductory lecture of the course was really about showing how data could be visualised and interpreted to make (or be wary about making) conclusions about the world. 225 more words

Data Analysis

Epic Router - pfsense at home

So, my journey started about a year ago,

My family is meshed, meaning there are a large number of users in one household. Allow me to elaborate. 842 more words

Homebrew

Academic vs. Practical

I joined this “coding movement” (as I call it) only about a year ago, and started with HTML and CSS. Since then, I’ve delved deeper into web development and picked up JavaScript and jQuery, and I’ve also tried Python and might want to start Java soon. 393 more words

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It’s Only Logical to Take This Math

By Joe Pickett, OCW Publication Director

If you’re interested in computer programming, you might be familiar with OCW’s extensive resources in the discipline, ranging from our… 432 more words

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