Mobile-tech talk and lame jokes from the informative yet unrefined team at Pocketnow. Covering smartphones, tablets, wearables and other gadgets you dreamed of owning when you were young. Stitcher Award winner: Best Technology Podcast, 2013
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Heather Turner is a biostatistician and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Warwick, as well as a consultant. She became familiar with R during her PhD studies as an R user, and a few years later she developed the Generalized Non-Linear Models package which is still in use today. Our conversation, at useR! 2014, begins with this transition from R user to R developer. As an academic with roots outside of the traditional Computer Science background, Dr. Turner had some fascinating insights about what makes the R programming language interesting and different. She is a former editor of the R Journal and the local organizer for the useR! 2011 conference, and holds a wealth of information about the field of data science, the state of the technology, and the wider community. There is certainly more in this interview than I can mention in this brief introduction - from her new work using Shiny to communicate in statistical education to how to encourage younger generations to enter the fields of statistics and data science. This is genuinely a must listen podcast, with lots of great information and some fantastic level-headed advice. I hope you find it as enlightening as I have!