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Community-Taught Sports Analytics & R Education with Meghan Hall

Meghan Hall
Data Analyst & R Educator

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Episode Overview

Meghan Hall, Data Analyst and R Educator, joins us to discuss her unique path into Hockey Analytics, how open source can be a stepping stone to a new skills or career paths, and how your public or open source work can lead to opportunities. As a community-taught R programmer, Meghan also dives into how she has benefits from and contributes to community education.

About Meghan Hall

Meghan Hall has spent over seven years as a data professional in higher education. She also has experience in sports analytics, as an ongoing contributor to the public community and previously as a data scientist at Zelus Analytics. She is dedicated to R education, particularly for beginners, and frequently delivers talks, workshops, and classes.

Relevant Links

- Hockey Graphs

- Meghan's Articles on Hockey Graphs

- Blue Jackets Hockey Analytics Conference (Hosted in Columbus in February 2020)

- RStudio Conference

- Cultivating Your Own R Ecosystem as a Solo Contributor (Meghan's RStudio Conf talk)

- Articulation (Conference Speaker Coaching)

- R for Data Science (Book)

- GitHub

Follow Meghan

- Twitter

- Website

- Tableau

- GitHub

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- LinkedIn

- Twitter

- Website

Episode Transcript