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Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan chat about communicating uncertainty, how air pollution policy is determined, and whether causal inference is a fad with Dr. Roger Peng from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Follow along on Twitter: The American Journal of Epidemiology: @AmJEpi Ellie: @EpiEllie Lucy: @LucyStats Roger: @rdpeng…
 
Elizabeth and Roger discuss getting large center grants, being a calendar filler, crossing the cultural divide with collaborators, and the fungibility of academic money. Show Notes: Roger on Twitter Elizabeth on Twitter Effort Report on Twitter Get Roger’s and Elizabeth’s book, The Art of Data Science Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subs…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan chat about ecological studies, the new Pfizer vaccine interim analysis, and more! 📈 Vanderbilt University Department of Health Policy's COVID-19 Deaths in Tennessee and Adoption of Mask Requirements (h/t Peter Rebeiro) 📈 The original masks v no masks graph 🗞 Pfizer's press release about the interim analysis …
 
Hilary and Roger discuss Hilary’s election night experience working as a data science project manager on the Biden campaign. Also, Cats follow up. Show Notes: Allison Horst data science illustrations Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard…
 
Elizabeth and Roger discuss the lifetime of cognitive wrestling that comes with a career in academia. Show Notes Roger on Twitter Elizabeth on Twitter Effort Report on Twitter Get Roger’s and Elizabeth’s book, The Art of Data Science Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play Find past episodes Contact us at …
 
Roger welcomes Lucy D’Agostino McGowan to the podcast to discuss the challenges of scientific communication, what computer to get, and the next big thing in tech. Plus, we introduce a new segment: How the heck did this happen? Show Notes: Lucy D’Agostino McGowan Failure Modes and Effects Analysis with COVID-19 Why is Cats? by Lindsay Ellis Support …
 
Elizabeth and Roger discuss the NIH cap, more Zoom habits, personal strategic planning, what people do wrong in grants and papers, the value of diversity of experience, and iteration versus perseveration. Show Notes Roger on Twitter Elizabeth on Twitter Effort Report on Twitter Get Roger’s and Elizabeth’s book, The Art of Data Science Subscribe to …
 
Hilary and Roger dig into the mail bag, then discuss how Excel is always causing problems and the concept of failure modes in data analysis. Show Notes: Excel: Why using Microsoft's tool caused Covid-19 results to be lost Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter G…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan talk about the causal questions linked to schools opening during the COVID-19 pandemic. Then they have Dr. Emily Oster, professor of economics at Brown University, on to discuss her thoughts on and contributions to this area. 📄 Emily's Atlantic Piece Schools aren't super-spreader events 📊 COVID-19 School Res…
 
Elizabeth and Roger discuss a number of “small” observations about grants, paper writing, and career timing. Show Notes: Terrence Tao Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The Art of Data Science: https://leanpub.com/ar…
 
Hilary and Roger weave a coffee thread through their discussion of .Rprofile files, Roger’s reproducibility woes, and Palantir. Show Notes: The 9barista Palantir should be investigated Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations boo…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan casually discuss linear versus logistic regression, prediction versus inference, generalized linear models, and more! 📄Robin Gomila's paper: "Logistic or linear? Estimating causal effects on experimental treatments on binary outcomes using regression analysis" 🐦 Robin's twitter thread about the paper Follow …
 
Elizabeth and Roger talk about letters of recommendation, pep talks for mentees, journal decision-making, and transitions of power. Show Notes: Scripps Institute is fined for effort reporting Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffort…
 
Hilary and Roger celebrate the five year anniversary of the podcast and discuss pandemic work, the changing podcast landscape, Palantir followup, TikTok’s algorithm, and Roger’s .Rprofile. Show Notes: Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standar…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan discuss methodological advancement in causal inference with Dr. Elizabeth Ogburn from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 📄 Wang & Blei's The Blessings of Multiple Causes paper 🦠 COVID-19 Collaboration Platform 📈 COVID-19 Meta-dashboard of dashboards Follow along on Twitter: The American Journal…
 
Elizabeth and Roger discuss NIH reassigning grant reviews, usefulness of grant reviews, giving a poster vs. a talk, and how information is power. Show Notes: Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The Art of Data Science…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss TikTok, even though they’ve never used it, and Palantir, even though they’ve never used it. Show Notes: China bans AI exports Palantir S-1 Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.co…
 
Elizabeth and Roger discuss going to the office, university complexity, how look professional on Zoom, and what exactly is a promotion. Show notes: Bret Devereaux thread on university finances Chronicle of Higher Education article Andrew Ishak video Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmats…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss The Last Dance, the future of the data science industry, and living in an era of constant crisis. Oh, and Hilary has a new job! Show notes: Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.c…
 
Elizabeth and Roger cover a range of academic communication-related topics, large and small. Show notes: Morris Chang Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The Art of Data Science: https://leanpub.com/artofdatascience S…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss Roger’s freshly-delivered talk for the Joint Statistical Meetings, social media and how ideas from intelligence analysis apply to data analysis. Show notes: The Gift of Nothing by Patrick McDonnell Intelligence Matters Podcast Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter…
 
Elizabeth and Roger grapple with the reality of actually fulfilling the job description during the pandemic. Show notes: Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The Art of Data Science: https://leanpub.com/artofdatascienc…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss working from home (mobile edition), correlation vs. causation, Roger’s coffee woes, and data analytic “style”. Show notes: 9barista coffee maker Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://lean…
 
Elizabeth and Roger discuss what teaching may look like in the fall and the good and bad of scientific controversy. Show notes: Elizabeth’s thread on airborne transmission Public Health On Call podcast Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss using data to prove someone wrong and then embark on another book club discussing Scott Berkun’s How Design Makes the World. And Hilary has an important coffee update! Show Notes: How Design Makes the World by Scott Berkun Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: ht…
 
Elizabeth and Roger discuss a range of topics: #Blackintheivory, external validation, lessons from grant applications, endowed professors, and more. Show notes: Ibram Kendi Breathing Race into the Machine, Lundy Braun Racism: Science and Tools for the Public Health Professional, Chandra Ford Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan are live for Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) week! Follow along on Twitter: The American Journal of Epidemiology: @AmJEpi Ellie: @EpiEllie Lucy: @LucyStats 🎶 Our intro/outro music is courtesy of Joseph McDade. 👩‍🎨 Our artwork is by Allison Horst.By Lucy D'Agostino McGowan and Ellie Murray
 
Hilary and Roger discuss “microservices”, importing the tidyverse into a package, business acronyms, math as a sketching tool, and renaming the Fisher Lecture. Show notes: Art of Doing Science and Engineering (Stripe Press) Microservices How Design Makes the World Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hila…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan discuss community engagement, health disparities, and measure development with Dr. Melody Goodman from New York University Global School of Public Health. 🐦 Jonathan Jackson's tweet on the importance of measures of dispersion 📄 Goodman's paper Reaching Consensus on Principles of Stakeholder Engagement in Res…
 
Elizabeth and Roger continue the marathon discussion about university budgets as the financial situation at universities continues to “evolve.” Show notes: McSweeney’s essay NIH Council Chronicle of Higher Education Essay Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter:…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss such non-pandemic topics as: the stunning conclusion to the Moka Pot Saga, Hilary’s new book she’s reading on design thinking, building software without dependencies, and Lady Dynamite. Show notes: How Design Makes the World Lady Dynamite Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilar…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan chat about coronavirus, the evidence we have about masks, and designing observational studies. Follow along on Twitter: The American Journal of Epidemiology: @AmJEpi Ellie: @EpiEllie Lucy: @LucyStats 🎶 Our intro/outro music is courtesy of Joseph McDade. 👩‍🎨 Our artwork is by Allison Horst.…
 
Elizabeth and Roger talk about strategies for navigating financial uncertainty and meeting idiosyncrasies brought on or exacerbated by video conferencing. Show notes: Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The Art of Dat…
 
Hilary and Roger revisit COBOL, discuss the tradeoff of stability vs. flexibility, complain about discussing statistics over email, tech addiction, and R version 4.0. Show notes: R 4.0 from the Revolutions Blog stringsAsFactors Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hs…
 
Elizabeth and Roger talk about recent responses of universities to the economic fallout from COVID-19 and keeping your eye on the ball. Show notes: Johns Hopkins University financial implications of COVID-19 Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitt…
 
Hilary and Roger give an update on the home coffee situation and discuss COBOL programming as a metaphor for reproducible research. Show notes: Iron sharpens iron Security is a process, not a product (by Bruce Schneier) Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan discuss Bayesian statistics, model validation, and more, with special guest Dr. Frank Harrell from the Department of Biostatistics at Vanderbilt University. 🤷‍♀️What does it mean to be Bayesian? 🤷‍♀️How can we decide if our models are good? 📈Frank's COVID trial resource hub 📈Betsy Ogburn's COVID trial protoc…
 
Elizabeth and Roger talk about vacations during a pandemic and university budgets. And the return of friends of the Effort Report with Paul Rathouz. Show notes: Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The Art of Data Scie…
 
Hilary and Roger discuss Andrew Cuomo’s appreciation of statisticians, whether to look or not look at COVID19 data, and developing Shiny apps. Show notes: Cuomo on statisticians NYT COVID19 data on GitHub Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Sta…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan discuss coronavirus a bit more, focusing on mask wearing, data quality, disease modeling, and more! 📈 IHME COVID-19 projections 😷 A quick DIY cloth mask how-to 😷 Ellie's TikTok on safe mask removal 🧪 Lucy's tweetorial on estimating prevalences from testing data 🤷‍♀️ Lucy's model uncertainty tweetorial Follow…
 
Elizabeth and Roger discuss academic life during the COVID-19 global public health crisis and internal metrics of success. Show notes: Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The Art of Data Science: https://leanpub.com/a…
 
Hilary and Roger give some updates on what’s going on and how life at home is working out. Show notes: Hilary’s pen Hilary’s acoustic panels Hilary’s moss Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book: https://leanpub.com/convers…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan discuss coronavirus with an added segment discussing current recommendations for people taking ACE inhibitors or ARBS with Andrew South from Wake Forest School of Medicine. 👏Wash your hands to Splash Mountain Medley: 🌟 Ellie's hand washing song lyrics (to be sung twice) Twinkle twinkle little SARS How I wond…
 
Hilary and Roger provide a respite from recent events by discussing forecasting the U.S. primary elections, Roger’s time series analysis course, R package woes, artificial intelligence, and the Hilary Parker job requirement. Show notes: Hilary’s Opinionated Analysis Development paper Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twi…
 
Elizabeth and Roger talk about the heavy cognitive lifting involved in some types of writing and introduce a new segment. Show Notes: Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The Art of Data Science: https://leanpub.com/ar…
 
Hilary and Roger follow up on their discussion with JJ Allaire about open source software. They also discuss getting a PhD, ad hoc data analysis with or without functions, and Moka pots. Show notes: Support us through our Patreon page Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Hilary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hspter Get the Not So Standard …
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan chat with Sean Taylor from Lyft. Here are some links to the content we talk about in this episode: 📝 Sean’s Science paper 📦 Prophet R package 📝 Book on time-varying exposures 📝 Lyft engineering blog 📝 Hormone replacement therapy overview 📝 Analyzing observational HRT data by emulating a trial 📰 Local news AJ…
 
Hilary and Roger welcome JJ Allaire, CEO and founder of RStudio, PBC, to the podcast and have a wide-ranging discussion about developing open source software, successful open source business models, the R language, and data science. Show notes: Support us through our Patreon page JJ Allaire on Twitter: https://twitter.com/fly_upside_down Roger on T…
 
Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan chat with Whitney Robinson from the Departments of Epidemiology at University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health Here are some links to the content we talk about in this episode: 📝 Jeffrey Rose article (reprint) 📝 Chandra Ford’s public health praxis paper 📝 Whitney’s paper with Tyler V…
 
Elizabeth and Roger talk about the complexities of email communication and introduce a new pie - the mission pie. Also, Roger’s Theory of the Pre-Meeting. Show Notes: Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The Art of Dat…
 
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