I sometimes struggle with priorities. Not the big ones, but for instance, should I first learn more python and webscraping, or should I think more about Bayes.
Should I take a course on R and time series, or should I make an SQLdatabase.
Should I try to analyze tweets? To what end? I’m interested in politics, government transparency, gerrymandering, basketball, fighting animal abuse, tracking how money flows into political coffers, so many things.
Just a thought for a blog title
Reading about odbc and databases. Apparently R doesn’t speak with databases easily, so there are a few packages that help. ODBC R, dplyr (now) and also dbplyr.
Twenty sixteen has a blog like layout
I’m having to think about a domain name. Decided to go with wordpress. Not sure what level of option, though.
Thinking about something like brianholtconsulting.com, or brianholtstatistics.com Heck, even bhconsulting or bhstatistics or bch…hmm
Here is a list of projects I’m working on:
Rdbms for a small clinical practice (will be implemented in ms Access per client request)
Writing a course outline for an introductory stats course at the college I teach
Using Python to retrieve basic information from my college’s website (not just web scraping, but interacting with forms and SQL)
This is on top of being a new father and teaching a full load of psych courses, having to learn some new online teaching tech as well. I’d rather not be teaching online.