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.
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.