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Introducing drat: Lightweight R Repositories

February 5, 2015
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A new package of mine just got to CRAN in its very first version 0.0.1: drat. Its name stands for drat R Archive Template, and an introduction is provided at the drat page, the GitHub repository, and below. drat builds on a core strength of R: the ability to query multiple repositories. Just how one...

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Introducing stackr: An R package for querying the Stack Exchange API

February 3, 2015
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Introducing stackr: An R package for querying the Stack Exchange API

There’s no end of interesting data analyses that can be performed with Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network of Q&A sites. Earlier this week I posted a Shiny app that visualizes the personalized prediction data from their machine learning system, Providence. I’ve also looked at whether high-reputation users were decreasing their answering activity over time,...

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Turning R into a GIS – Mapping the weather in Germany

January 29, 2015
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Turning R into a GIS – Mapping the weather in Germany

Nothing has gotten more attention in the visualization world like the map-based insights, or in other words, just plotting on a map different KPIs to allow for a playful discovery experience. I must admit,...

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Programming a Twitter bot – and the rescue from procrastination

January 19, 2015
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A considerable share of Twitter accounts is not actually run by humans. According to a recent release by Twitter, `up to approximately 8.5%' of the active users are bots or third-party software that automatically aggregates tweets. Bots can follow other users, retweet content or post content on their own. What they say is essentially generated by scripts. Take...

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The 74 most violent cities in Mexico

January 14, 2015
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The 74 most violent cities in Mexico

I’ve updated the mxmortalitydb package to include 2013 data. This data only package includes all injury intent deaths (accidents, homicides, suicides, and unspcified intent) that were registered in Mexico from 2004 to 2013. You can use the package to calculate changes and trends in homicide rates in the most violent metro areas (or...

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An automatic code to extract tweets (and to produce the “Somewhere else” review)

January 3, 2015
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A few weeks ago, I ask in a post the (simple) question "dear reader, who are you?" just to know more about the readers of my blog. I found that extremely interesting (even if - to be honest - I was expecting more answers to start a more serious sociological study of the readers of my blog). And an...

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The average Stripe employee! Congrats to Alyssa!

January 2, 2015
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The average Stripe employee! Congrats to Alyssa!

Recently, my colleague and fellow blogger Alyssa Frazee accepted a job at Stripe. All of us at JHU Biostat are happy for her, yet sad to see her go. While perusing Stripe’s website, I found the About page, where each employee has a photo of themselves. I’ve been playing around with some PCA and decompositions,

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The 6th Spanish R Users Conference

December 30, 2014
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The 6th Spanish R Users Conference

by Emilio L. Cano The VI Spanish R Users Conference took place on October 23 and 24 in Santiago de Compostela (Spain). It was a two-day event with a variety of talks and workshops about the R statistical software and programming language and its applications. First of all, let me thank all the local organizers, the melisa association and...

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Hadley Wickham Master R Developer Workshop – Space Limited

December 23, 2014
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Hadley Wickham Master R Developer Workshop – Space Limited

Give yourself the gift of “mastering” R to start 2015! Join RStudio Chief Data Scientist Hadley Wickham at the Westin San Francisco on January 19 and 20 for this rare opportunity to learn from one of the R community’s most popular and innovative authors and package developers. As of this post, the workshop is two-thirds

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How to conduct a tombola with R

December 21, 2014
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Two weeks ago, we announced to raffle off three hardcover versions of our ADCR book among all followers of our Twitter account @RDataCollection. Tomorrow is closing day, so it is high time to present the drawing procedure, which, as a matter of course, is conducted with R. Connecting with Twitter We start with installing the latest version of...

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