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I'm a software engineer specialising in data products and applications. My primary interests include dashboards and web applications; data engineering and architecture; and effective data communication (read: pretty plots).


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I mainly write about R (15 posts), Python (12 posts), and statistics and data science (10 posts). My three most recent posts are shown below, and you can find a full list of my posts here.

An introduction to practical data privacy and security

Privacy and security 30 October, 2022

– This post describes a series of practical actions you can take to increase the privacy and security of yourself and your data.

Using the GitHub API to find open-source projects looking for contributions

Python git 19 March, 2022

– I often read that a great way to get better at programming is to contribute to open-source projects. The problem is, open-source projects that are looking for help aren't all that easy to find. To find some leads on such projects, we can use the GitHub API.

Simple GitLab CI/CD pipeline for testing R package commits

R git GitLab CI/CD DevOps 18 March, 2022

– This is a quick intro discussing how to write a simple GitLab CI/CD pipeline for testing your R packages.

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