Blogs of Interest

If you will excuse the peculiarity of a blog post on a blog post…there are two excellent Statistical Education resources that are worth your attention.

The first is the personal blog of Robert Kosara a Visual Analysis Researcher at Tableau Software. Robert attended the recent Graphical Web conference (held in Winchester, UK) and presented Data Storytelling Beyond the Hype.

Robert’s blog is full of information visualisation insights, a recent post regarding charts, coming so soon after the conference, is especially interesting:

The second blog is one the centre has referenced more than once in the past. This is Burns Statistics, established in 2002 as the consulting and software vehicle for Patrick Burns.

After working on some spreadsheets this post sprang to mind, others will undoubtedly find it useful; if you find yourself using spreadsheets a bit too much and have a basic familiarity with the use of R,