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Introducing cricket package yorkr: Part 1- Beaten by sheer pace!

April 2, 2016
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Introducing cricket package yorkr: Part 1- Beaten by sheer pace!

“We need to regard statistical intuition with proper suspicion and replace impression formation by computation wherever possible” “We are pattern seekers, believers in a coherent world” “The hot hand is entirely in the eyes of the beholders, who are consistently” “too quick to perceive order and causality in randomeness. The hot hand is a” “massive

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The Gender of Big Data

February 17, 2016
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The Gender of Big Data

When I grow up I want to be a dancer (Carmen, my beautiful daughter) The presence of women in positions of responsibility inside Big Data companies is quite far of parity: while approximately 5o% of world population are women, only 7% of CEOs of Top 100 Big Data Companies are. Like it or not, technology … Continue reading...

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KPI dashboard in R with animated icons

February 12, 2016
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KPI dashboard in R with animated icons

So Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are all the rage in the dashboarding community… well everywhere really. The premise is simple… check a list of measurements against targets and show how they compare using some kind of visualization. I haven’t yet seen, however, a version that can utilize animated icons to display …

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Who needs R tutorials? Sharing DataCamp’s user stats and insights.

January 14, 2016
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Who needs R tutorials? Sharing DataCamp’s user stats and insights.

When one builds an online education start-up around R tutorials, the number one criterion to meet is the following: identify an increasing interest in learning R online. Once this box is checked, it is time to start thinking of the second most important criterion: establish a teaching approach that makes people so excited that they keep coming back to learn more, thereby turning...

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Review: Learning Shiny

January 5, 2016
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Review: Learning Shiny

I was asked to review Learning Shiny (Hernán G. Resnizky, Packt Publishing, 2015). I found the book to be useful, motivating and generally easy to read. I'd already spent some time dabbling with Shiny, but the book helped me graduate from paddling in the shallows to wading out into the Shiny sea. The book states The post

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6 benefits of learning Tableau (a BI tool for interactive visualization)

December 19, 2015
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Guest post by Kirill Eremenko Source: www.tableau.com I teach Tableau through Udemy, and would like to offer you the following six points to help you decide if Tableau is a tool you should learn: (If you decide you are interested, readers of R-bloggers may take the course for $15 instead of $300 until December 24th, just click here to make...

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R tutorials

December 10, 2015
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There are tons of resources to help you learn the different aspects of R, and as a beginner this can be overwhelming. It’s also a dynamic language and rapidly changing, so it’s important to keep up with the latest tools and technologies. That’s why R-bloggers and DataCamp have worked together to bring you a learning path for R. Each section...

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gtrends 1.3.0 now on CRAN: Google Trends in R

November 29, 2015
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gtrends 1.3.0 now on CRAN: Google Trends in R

Sometime earlier last year, I started to help Philippe Massicotte with his gtrendsR package---which was then still "hiding" in relatively obscurity on BitBucket. I was able to assist with a few things related to internal data handling as well as package setup and package builds--but the package is really largely Philippe's. But then we both got busy,...

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Playing with R, Shiny Dashboard and Google Analytics Data

August 17, 2015
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Playing with R, Shiny Dashboard and Google Analytics Data

In this post, I want to share some examples of data visualization I was playing with recently. Like in many other occasions, my field of application is digital analytics data. Precisely, data from Google Analytics.You might remember a previous post whe...

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Shiny App for the Wittgenstein Centre Population Projections

June 15, 2015
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Shiny App for the Wittgenstein Centre Population Projections

A few weeks ago a new version of the the Wittgenstein Centre Data Explorer was launched. The data explorer is intended to disseminate the results of a recent global population projection exercise which uniquely incorporates level of education (as well as age … Continue reading →

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