Further considerations from HQAI Learning Event

This is the second of two posts of reflection stemming from the HQAI learning event on partnerships that took place on June 13th. The first one is here. In this second part, I will focus more specifically on the role of standards and certifications. The moment you decide to abide to a standard, you are …

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Some considerations from HQAI Learning Event

Last Wednesday I attended the HQAI learning event that took place at the Geneva Graduate Institute, with (im)balance of partnership as the main topic of discussion . For those unfamiliar with HQAI and its work, I wrote about them here and here and here. It was quite a dense day and the quality of the …

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Impressions on Udacity Data Analyst Nanodegree

I have recently completed the first term of the Udacity Nanodegree in Data Analytics (which is structured in two independent “terms” of three months each, even though the first one is optional). It mostly covered Python (in particular numpy and pandas, the Python libraries for data analysis), SQL and practical statistics (basically from the basics …

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The end of the Bronze Age, complexity theory and international aid.

I have recently read 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed, by Eric Cline. I am totally ignorant about ancient history, and perhaps because of this it made for a fascinating, if mildly disturbing, reading (as I guess any account of a civilization collapse would be). Cline, professor of ancient history and archaeology at George Washington …

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Update to the analysis of CHS scores

A few new organizations have been audited by HQAI against the CHS since I posted my analysis of scores some weeks ago. I have updated and reviewed the R code, which now can be found on github together with the data used (as accessed on 22nd May 2018). In the future I would like to …

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