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The FBI’s aerial surveillance program, visualized with R

April 11, 2016
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The FBI’s aerial surveillance program, visualized with R

Buzzfeed's Peter Aldhous and Charles Seife broke a major news story last week: the US Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security operate more than 200 small aircraft (mainly Cessnas and some helicopters) which routinely circle various sites near US cities, presumably to gather data with onboard cameras and electonic equipment. The data behind the story weren't...

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Registration for R/Finance 2016 is open!

April 11, 2016
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You can find registration information and agenda details on the conference website.  Or you can go directly to the Cvent registration page.Note that registration fees will increase by 50% at the end of early regi...

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Clandestine DNS lookups with gdns

April 10, 2016
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Clandestine DNS lookups with gdns

Google recently announced their DNS-over-HTTPS API, which “enhances privacy and security between a client and a recursive resolver, and complements DNSSEC to provide end-to-end authenticated DNS lookups”. The REST API they provided was pretty simple to wrap into a package and I tossed in some SPF functions that I had lying around to bulk it... Continue reading →

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Mapping Twitter Followers in R

April 8, 2016
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Mapping Twitter Followers in R

My colleague Jon Lieber and I recently released a new report that analyzes how digital marketplaces that connect workers to consumers demanding their services (e.g. Uber, Thumbtack, Upwork, etc.) are affecting the American labor market. As part of this report, we looked at where these digital marketplaces are most active. Although the biggest ones are now active...

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Who Came to Vote in Utah’s Caucuses?

April 8, 2016
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Who Came to Vote in Utah’s Caucuses?

Late last month, I analyzed results from Utah’s Republican and Democratic caucuses to show how the different presidential candidates fared across Utah. That was fun work to do, but I realized there was one more map I wanted to make; I want to compare the Republican and Democratic voter turnout across the counties in Utah. Utah is a...

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d3/R Chord Diagram of White House Petition Data

April 7, 2016
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d3/R Chord Diagram of White House Petition Data

The OpenData movement has the White House producing and releasing some novel datasets. One of them is the We The People petition site. I learned about this from Proofreader.com’s interesting python work using that data. From the petition site, you can see an interesting gallery of work done in different language and for different...

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Workshops announced for EARL 2016

April 4, 2016
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EARL2016 will feature a day of workshops on 13th September preceding the full conference days. These will be interactive workshops on a variety of R related topics, from introductory to advanced levels. Due to the interactive nature of the workshops, … Continue reading →

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10 new R jobs from around the world (2016-04-04)

April 4, 2016
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10 new R jobs from around the world (2016-04-04)

R-users Resumes R-users.com features a Resume section with CVs from over 180 R users. You can submit your resume for free by registering as a “job seeker” (you may also browse the resumes through a paid subscription). Here are the new R Jobs for 2016-04-04. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new (free) R job to the R community. To get added...

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Where People Live, part 2

April 4, 2016
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Where People Live, part 2

Following my previous post, I wanted to use another dataset to visualize where people live, on Earth. The dataset is coming from sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu. We you register, you can download the database > base=read.table("glp00ag15.asc",skip=6) The database is a ‘big’ 1440×572 matrix, in each cell (latitude and longitude) we have the population > X=t(as.matrix(base,ncol=1440)) > dim(X) 1440 572 The dataset...

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Election analysis contest entry part 1 – introducing the nzelect R package

April 2, 2016
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Election analysis contest entry part 1 – introducing the nzelect R package

The contest Inspired by Ari Lamstein’s R Election Analysis Contest, I’ve fast-tracked a project that’s been at the back of my mind for a while, to make available in a friendly, tidy R package a range of data about New Zealand elections. My entry for the contest will involve 3 or 4 posts over the next week or...

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