Learning Pyton

Hi all! In previous postings we have reviewed R, and Quantitative Methods for social research, but… we need more to success and get awesome findings. Each time the social scientist need to learn more programming and more software, develop a more computer skills to really conduct an original and creative research. One of those programming … More Learning Pyton

Using R

Social scientists today use different software in order to compile, analyze and collect data. Some of them are by payment or subscription, others are freeware. Surfing on EDX today I have found a few MOOCS that may interest you. They all introduce learners to R, one of the most popular quantitative freeware available. You may check first … More Using R

Stat Moocs 2

Hi guys Keeping my tempt of consolidating my knowledge on statics, I have enrolled in a few courses in EDX that you may find interesting too. As you know, there are many more on-line, and you should read the syllabus before participate. Please, keep in mind that you are engaging with a teaching team and … More Stat Moocs 2

Stat Moocs

I have always thought that a multidisciplinary path was a good option for a strong academic creative background, and in fact, I am very happy to have made my career that way; but… when I started my Ph.D. I realized that I had a few weaknesses. My “dark beast” was statics, so I had to learn very fast … More Stat Moocs

Dead Drops

One of the projects that lately have called my attention is the “Dead Drops” network. Basically, it takes a very old concept of information sharing for military purposes (hiding information in specific places that are only known by members of the same team). On the official website we can find a good definition of the … More Dead Drops