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The reddit Front Page is Not a Meritocracy

November 6, 2014
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The reddit Front Page is Not a Meritocracy

I was pleasantly surprised when somebody shared my traveling salesman animation to reddit and the post made it all the way to reddit's default front page (i.e. the top 25). The gif racked up over 1.3 million pageviews on Imgur, a testament to reddit's traffic-generating prowess. Before the post made it to the front page, though, it was...

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A Software Carpentry workshop at Northwestern

November 5, 2014
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On Friday October 31, 2014, and Saturday November 1, 2014, around thirty-five graduate students and faculty members attended a Software Carpentry workshop. Attendees came primarily from the Economics department and the Kellogg School of Management, w...

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RPushbullet 0.1.1

November 5, 2014
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A minor bugfix release 0.1.1 of the RPushbullet package (interfacing the neat Pushbullet service) landed on CRAN yesterday morning. It cleans up a small issue related to the ability to transfer files between devices via the Pushbullet service where the ability to select a (non-default) target device has now been restored. With that, allow me to borrow...

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High performance JSON streaming in R: Part 1

November 5, 2014
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High performance JSON streaming in R: Part 1

The jsonlite stream_in and stream_out functions implement line-by-line processing of JSON data over a connection, such as a socket, url, file or pipe. Thereby we can construct a data processing pipeline that can handle large (or unlimited) amounts of data with limited memory. This post will walk through some examples...

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Easy to use option settings management with the ‘settings’ package

November 5, 2014
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Last week I released a new package called settings. It grew out of my frustration built up during several small projects where I'm generating heavily parameterized d3/js output. What I wanted was support to define a whole bunch of option … Continue reading →

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Analyzing coverage of R unit tests in packages – the {testCoverage} package

November 5, 2014
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Analyzing coverage of R unit tests in packages – the {testCoverage} package

By Andy Nicholls – Head of Consulting, UK Introduction Testing is a crucial component in ensuring that the correct analyses are deployed. However it is often considered unglamorous; a poor relation in terms of the time and resources allocated to it in … Continue reading →

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How to extract Google Analytics data in R using RGoogleAnalytics

November 5, 2014
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How to extract Google Analytics data in R using RGoogleAnalytics

I am extremely thrilled to announce that RGoogleAnalytics was released recently by CRAN. R is already a swiss army knife for data analysis largely due its 6000 libraries. What this means is that digital analysts can now fully use the analytical capabilities of R to fully explore their Google Analytics Data. In this post, we will... Read More The post...

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ggplot2: Elegant Graphics for Data Analysis

November 5, 2014
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ggplot2 is a plotting system for R, based on the grammar of graphics by Hadley Wickham. ggplot2 tries to take the good parts of base and lattice graphics and none of the bad parts. As a contributor to the package, Dr. Dennis Murphy was able to paint a clear picture on how ggplot2 takes care of many of the fiddly...

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Tweeting at #IMGC14 conference

November 4, 2014
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Tweeting at #IMGC14 conference

The 28th annual International Mammalian Genome Conference was held over the last week in Bar Harbor, MA. For the first time, the official conference hashtag #IMGC14 was introduced. Twitter shares plummeted 9% next day. Pure coincide? I do not think so!Totally, 79 participants contributed 1546 tweets. Guess who was the Twitter evangelist? The...

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Analyzing coverage of R unit tests in packages – the {testCoverage} package

November 4, 2014
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Analyzing coverage of R unit tests in packages – the {testCoverage} package

(guest post by Andy Nicholls and the team of Mango Business Solutions) Introduction Testing is a crucial component in ensuring that the correct analyses are deployed. However it is often considered unglamorous; a poor relation in terms of the time and resources allocated to it in the process of developing a package. But with the

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