Miles McBain

As an Applied Statistician Miles combines a theoretical statistical knowledge and computing expertise to help organizations understand their core business and their customers. Miles is a hacker at heart, which he channels into regular contributions to the open source and open science communities. In addition to commercial projects Miles is always interested in small data/statistics consulting jobs for start-ups and non-for-profits that enable him to expand his applied experience in areas such as as A/B testing, experimental design, and statistical power analysis. He does this mainly for the thrill of learning new domains and the opportunity to meet fascinating people.


Our colour of magic: The open sourcery of fantastic R packages

rstudio::conf 2019

Our colour of magic: The open sourcery of fantastic R packages

January 24, 2019

What does it mean to say software is, to quote one Twitter user, ‘so f***ing magical!’? In the context of our popular community hobby of rating and sharing R packages, the term ‘magic’ seems...