A map of Svaneti

If you haven’t gone to Georgia, please do so. It is a country of great landscapes, interesting history, excellent food and great hospitable people. When we arrived, at the passport control we were greeted with a small bottle of Georgian wine, just to give you an idea (that was 2015, not sure if they do …

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ITSx: Policy Analysis using Interrupted Time Series, edX MOOC

ITSx: Policy Analysis using Interrupted Time Series Provider: edX (UBCx) Tutors: Michael Law If you have already read some of the posts I wrote about MOOCs, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I tend to prefer edX over Coursera. And indeed, this is another course that left me much more satisfied than most of …

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Data Science Specialization, Coursera MOOC

The Data Scientist’s Toolbox R Programming Getting and Cleaning Data Exploratory Data Analysis Reproducible Research Statistical Inference Regression Models Part of the Data Science Specialization Provider: Coursera (John Hopkins University) Tutors: Roger D. Peng, Brian Caffo, Jeff Leek I have somehow mixed feelings towards MOOCs provided by Coursera. Their offer is wider than other providers, …

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Introduction to Statistics, edX MOOC

Introduction to statistics: Descriptive statistics Introduction to statistics: Probability Introduction to statistics: Inference Provider: edX (BerkeleyX) Name of tutor(s): Adi Adikhari Perhaps because this was the first MOOC I undertook, or because it was my first contact with statistics, I feel some sort of sentimental attachment to it. (Note that I simply attended the course …

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