Tag Archives: stats

Hey! Let’s all just relax about statistics.

I have for years, wanted, nay, dreamed of teaching a statistics course with this title. In all my years in academia, this really seems to be where people panic the most. Heck, I’ve panicked about statistics. Who hasn’t? But why … Continue reading

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Guest post- About Style

Things have been a bit crazy lately in the bug counting lab. There’s a few personnel moving on to new things, and I’m in a rush to get projects wrapped up with them before I’m no longer interacting with them … Continue reading

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Formatting your data tables for storage and re-use

If you follow me on twitter, you probably know I’m compiling a huge dataset. I’ve used a variety of tools to work on these data (most notably reshape and OpenRefine), and now the data is in its cleanest form- a … Continue reading

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Data management for Bug Counters

I am a population and community ecologist interested in long term, broad scale patterns in organisms that provide ecosystem services and disservices. Less jargon: I am a data fanatic who likes making equations to describe the things populations of insects … Continue reading

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