1. Review: John Hopkins Statistical Inference on Coursera

    So we’re finally here where the rubber meets the road. The sixth course in the series and it gets serious… I’m not too proud to admit I found this module a lot more challenging than the others. I had to do most of the optional Swirl and homework…

    MOOC, R, data science

  2. Review: John Hopkins Reproducible Research on Coursera

    It’s been a few months, but it is time for the next instalment of the Data Science Specialisation. Next up off the back of the interestingly named, but ultimately mundane Exploratory Data Analysis is Reproducible Research. The Course The main focus of the four weeks is really just the…

    MOOC, R, data science

  3. Neo4J with Basic Authentication on Digital Ocean

    In this post I’m going to take you through the steps of setting up a Neo4J instance on Digital Ocean and how to secure it with either the Authentication Extension if you are using a version of Neo4J 2.1.x and below or the out of the box…

    neo4j, digitalocean

  4. Review: John Hopkins Exploratory Data Analysis on Coursera

    So we're into the fourth instalment of the John Hopkins Data Science Specialization on Coursera. After two decent classes, R-Programming & Getting and Cleaning Data we seem to have ended up back in the realms of the Data-Scientist-Toolbox with all filler and no killer content. Perhaps I am being harsh,…

    MOOC, R, data science

  5. Review: John Hopkins Getting & Cleaning Data on Coursera

    Getting and Cleaning Data is the third part of the John Hopkins Data Science specialization on Coursera. As a title this module is probably in the bottom quartile for excitement, up against the big hitters of “regression models” and “practical machine learning”. After all I’m not sure anything with…

    MOOC, R, data science

  6. Spring Boot On Heroku

    Introduction The starting point for this guide can be found on the home page for Spring Boot. It is just a simple service that returns Hello World! as JSON. At this point I must be said that the Spring folks have really hit a sweet spot with this product offering.…

    spring, heroku, java