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Put the size of countries in perspective by comparing them to US states

February 20, 2015
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Put the size of countries in perspective by comparing them to US states

Wouldn't it be cool for US readers to see how big foreign countries are by comparing them to presumably familiar US states? Wouldn't it be cool for non-US readers to see how big US states are by comparing them to presumably familiar countries? The post Put the size of countries in perspective by comparing them to US states appeared...

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Philippine Infographic: Recapitulation on Incidents Involving Motorcycle Riding in Tandem Criminals for 2011-2013

February 18, 2015
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Philippine Infographic: Recapitulation on Incidents Involving Motorcycle Riding in Tandem Criminals for 2011-2013

The Philippine government has launched Open Data Philippines (data.gov.ph) last year, January 16, 2014. Accordingly, the data.gov.ph aims to make national government data searchable, accessible, and useful, with the help of the different agencies of go...

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Part 1: Introduction

February 14, 2015
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Mr. Spearman or how to explore changes in trends

February 14, 2015
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Mr. Spearman or how to explore changes in trends

Last week I was with my good friend Johannes on the phone. He just became a father and called her adorable daughter “Franziska”. It made me think about the meaning of the name… Franziska...

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Getting a statistics education: Review of the MSc in Statistics (Sheffield)

February 14, 2015
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Getting a statistics education: Review of the MSc in Statistics (Sheffield)

Some background:I started using statistics for my research sometime in 1999 or 2000. I was a student at Ohio State, Linguistics, and I had just gotten interested in psycholinguistics. I knew almost nothing ...

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Introducing shinyData (v0.1.1)

February 13, 2015
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Introducing shinyData (v0.1.1)

shinyData is an easy to use tool for interactive data analysis, visualization and presentation. It leverages the power of R and its vast collection of packages to allow users to efficiently perform common data tasks, such as slicing and dicing, aggregation, visualization and more (usually referred to as “business intelligence”). Almost no knowledge of R … Continue reading...

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Yihui Xie presents HTML Widgets

February 13, 2015
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The Shiny framework, by RStudio, is growing in popularity as a tool that makes it...

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A Talk and Course in NYC Next Week

February 13, 2015
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A Talk and Course in NYC Next Week

I'll be giving talk on Tuesday February 17 (7:00PM-9:00PM) that will be an overview of predictive modeling. It will not be highly technical and here is the current outline: "Predictive modeling" definition Some example applications A short overview and example How is this different from what statisticians already do? What can drive choice of methodology? Where should we focus our efforts? The location...

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Steps toward recreating The Facebook IPO plot

February 12, 2015
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Steps toward recreating The Facebook IPO plot

NYCDSA Bootcamp 1: February–April 2015, Day 3 As data scientists, we are quite familiar finding and mucking through data. We merge, split, clean, and analyze the data

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R Shiny App: Alaska Sea Ice Edge

February 12, 2015
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R Shiny App: Alaska Sea Ice Edge

A simple app for mapping estimates of Alaska sea ice edge during different months, years, and decades is now formally available. I made this app in R about six months ago and shared an earlier version on Twitter. I have cleaned up the code a bit. Most notably, it now offers somewhat more adaptive color

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