The Dandelion Hub – A (technical) review of an open-source web app (R/Shiny, MariaDB) to support global civil-rights movements

In the following blog I am taking a critical look a the The Dandelion Hub platform (https://dhub.global), which seems a promising open-source project to support the global civil-right movements, or in the words of the developers “to create a movement of movements for science, people power, and a livable future”. Can’t be wrong, can it?…

Doug Altman: A good one gone …

Doug Altman, a professor of statistics at the University of Oxford, died June 3, 2018. Some of his achievements from the Orbituary in The Scientist [1] and Cochrane Library [2]: 1986: Publication of Bland-Altman plot, an incredibly popular technique to visually compare two different methods of taking clinical measurements. According to Nature in 2014, their…