Mike Page

Mike Page is a data scientist on the Strategic Insight and Foresight team at the British Red Cross. Here, he helps to develop a suite of open source tools and dashboards including the Vulnerability Index (https://britishredcrosssociety.github.io/covid-19-vulnerability/) and Resilience Index (https://britishredcross.shinyapps.io/resilience-index/). Mike is also the author of several R packages including mortyr and newsrivr. In his spare time you can find him rock climbing around the Alps.

rstudio::global 2021

Cognitive speed: How the Tidyverse helped the British Red Cross respond quickly to COVID-19

January 21, 2021

We will discuss the importance of cognitive speed, defined here as the rate in which an idea can be translated into code, and why the Tidyverse excels in this domain.