Readings for 2-2-2015

February 2, 2015

The reading for this week is Gary's article "Publication, Publication." You can find a copy of the paper at this url:

Don't forget the first problem set is due on Wednesday (Feb. 4) at 6pm. We'll be posting the second problem set (and the first assessment question) after section Wednesday night.

First week of class announcements

January 26, 2015

We have lots of announcements for this first week of classes.

1. We'd like everybody to fill out this survey by Wednesday night. It should only take a few minutes to do. We'd like to get some information about your background and interest in the class, so that we can better tailor it to your needs. Here's the link:

2. Access to Canvas: Everybody who has a Harvard ID should have access to the course Canvas page ( Read more about First week of class announcements

Optional R crash course

December 17, 2014

For anybody who does not have experience coding in R, I'll be holding an extra (optional) section during the first week of classes where I'll give a crash course. If R is totally new to you, I'd suggest finding some time to work through the tutorials that I've put together here: The crash course I do at the extra section will be based on those tutorials, but will be significantly shorter.

Here's the details about the extra Read more about Optional R crash course