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Visualizing the Gender of US Senators With R and Highmaps

July 28, 2016
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Visualizing the Gender of US Senators With R and Highmaps

I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves (Michelle Obama) Some days ago I was invited by the people of Highcharts to write a post in their blog. What I have done is a simple but revealing map of women senators of the United States of America. Briefly, this is … Continue...

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Use quick formula functions in purrr::map (+ base vs tidtyverse idiom comparisons/examples)

July 26, 2016
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I’ve converted the vast majority of my *apply usage over to purrr functions. In an attempt to make this a quick post, I’ll refrain from going into all the benefits of the purrr package. Instead, I’ll show just one thing that’s super helpful: formula functions. After seeing this Quartz article using a visualization to compare... Continue reading...

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Placement: An R package to Access the Google Maps API

July 24, 2016
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A few months ago I set out to write an R package for accessing the Maps API with my employer’s (paid) Google for Work/Premium account. At the time, I was unable to find an R package that could generate the encrypted signature, send the URL to Google...

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Best way to draw heatmap for publication

July 8, 2016
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Here are two tips I can share if you were also working on a big dataset towards a high quality heatmap:1. Don't generate PDF using pheatmap() or heatmap.2() as (i) the file is unnecessarily SUPER large if you have a lot of data points in the heatmap, s...

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Creating inset maps using spatial objects

July 5, 2016
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Creating inset maps using spatial objects

This post explains how to create an inset map with spatial objects using the sp- and raster-package.

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Animated world inequality map

Animated world inequality map

In my last post I had a first look (for me) at Estimated Household Income Inequality data from the University of Texas Inequality Project. These data came to my attention when Professor James K. Galbraith used them in his keynote presentation to the 2016 New Zealand Association of Economists conference. Some of the slides...

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New Facebook Group: “R, Maps and Open Data”

June 21, 2016
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New Facebook Group: “R, Maps and Open Data”

Today I am happy to announce a new Facebook group: R, Maps and Open Data. If you like this blog, then you should join this group! It’s free to join. This is my first time creating a Facebook group, and I am viewing it as both an experiment and an outgrowth of this blog. Here The post

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Mapping US Counties in R with FIPS

June 16, 2016
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Mapping US Counties in R with FIPS

Anyone who’s spent any time around data knows primary keys are your friend. Enter the FIPS code. FIPS is the Federal Information Processing Standard and appears in most data sets published by the US government. Name Matching The map below is an example as the “wrong way” to do something like this. This map uses

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Interactive maps and charts in R

June 10, 2016
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Interactive maps and charts in R

Randy George, an expert in web map applications, has been fascinated with computer graphics (especially maps) since the early '80s. For much of that time, he says, the technology for mapping has been pretty static: The main stay of web mapping applications for the last couple of decades has been three tier: Model – SQL, View – web UI,...

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ggplot2: Mapping vs Setting

June 9, 2016
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Guest post by Kirill Eremenko  Hi there! My name is Kirill Eremenko and I teach R on Udemy. In this quick article I wanted to share with you a valuable tip we cover off in my course R Programming A-Z™ on Udemy (click here to get a 30% discount on the course). Many R users are familiar with the ggplot2 package by...

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