Debut Bristol SAS Meetup Thursday, September 26, 2019, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Lloyds Banking Group Harbourside, 10 Canons Way, Bristol Details Our debut event in Bristol is sponsored by Lloyds Banking Group – with a fantastic venue, overlooking the harbourside! • 18:00 – Arrive • 18:30 – Intro • 18:40 – SAS® at home, The University […]
Apologies for the 9 hour server outage on my SAS-related blog site today, but I now know more about the relationships between Apache and PHP: The server’s Ubuntu operating system was upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04 on 18Aug2019. The Apache WordPress server was unaffected, but my Apache cloud server refused to start due to a […]
How would you like to be a VIEWS Consultant (unpaid) by writing a SAS-related article for VIEWS News?
Having an article about SAS published in VIEWS News is the only qualification required to become a VIEWS Consultant, which is globally recognized, but is unpaid, like the Newsletter Editor! VIEWS News is now being published quarterly in February, May, August and November, and I am constantly looking for new SAS-related content and new contributors. […]
PharmaSUG US 2019 was held at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown from 15-19 June 2019. My wife and I flew from London to Boston, where we spent 2 nights visiting the historical sites in and around the city, as well as tasting some excellent local beers. We then flew to Buffalo and crossed the border into […]
After over 7 years without a new issue of VIEWS News issue 56 has been published today. To be able to read this and all previous issues you will need to follow these steps: If you have not already registered on this blog site, go to blog.hollandnumerics.org.uk and register for free membership. Once successfully registered, […]
After over 7 years when VIEWS News has not been published at all, the new VIEWS News 56 will be published on June 21, as I will be presenting at PharmaSUG in Philadelphia before then. Articles in this issue are by Sanjay Matange (ODS Graphics), LeRoy Bessler (SAS/GRAPH), and Murphy Choy and Michelle L Cheong […]
Alberto Cairo created the Datasaurus Dozen to demonstrate the necessity to view data beyond its statistics. He created a scatterplot of a dinosaur, and then generated 12 very different scatterplots with almost identical statistics. N: 142 Mean: X=54.27, Y=47.83 Standard deviation: X=16.77, Y=26.94 Correlation x-y: -0.06 The 12 data sets with almost identical statistics to […]
My SAS-related blog site is being encrypted! However, some links on the blog pages may still open pages that haven’t yet been encrypted until the process has been completed, so please be patient. If you access the blog site using “blog.hollandnumerics.org.uk”, then you will now be automatically directed to the secure blog site (with the […]
As part of the development of the VIEWS UK forum infrastructure, I’ve added a tag cloud for all of the forums used by logged-in blog members. This means that clicking a word or phrase in the tag cloud will generate a list of forum topics with that tag. I’ve also added a search form at […]
VIEWS News will now resume production: 100 blog members have requested free access to the VIEWS UK forum!
VIEWS News will now be resuming production, because 100 blog members have requested free access to the VIEWS UK forum! Issue 56 will now be made available to download from the VIEWS UK forum in May 2019, but, in the meanwhile, I’ll be developing indexes in that forum for the existing 55 back-issues of VIEWS […]
I’m presenting at the Toronto SAS Meetup on 27Feb2019 05Mar2019, but I won’t be there, because, technology permitting, I’ll be presenting remotely from my nice warm office in the UK. This is intended to take advantage of remote communications and to avoid the need for me to fly over the Atlantic for a 20-minute talk! […]