colourpicker package v1.0: You can now select semi-transparent colours in R (& more!)

October 16, 2017
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colourpicker package v1.0: You can now select semi-transparent colours in R (& more!)

For those who aren’t familiar with the colourpicker package, it provides a colour picker for R that can be used in Shiny, as well as other related tools. Today it’s leaving behind its 0.x days and moving on to version 1.0! colourpicker h...

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My interview with ROpenSci

October 16, 2017
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My interview with ROpenSci

The ROpenSci team has started publishing a new series of interviews with the goal of “demystifying the creative and development processes of R community members”. I had the great...

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A Newbie’s Install of Keras & Tensorflow on Windows 10 with R

October 15, 2017
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A Newbie’s Install of Keras & Tensorflow on Windows 10 with R

This weekend, I decided it was time: I was going to update my Python environment and get Keras and Tensorflow installed so I could start doing tutorials (particularly for...

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Citibike Business Opportunity: Advertising

October 15, 2017
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Citibike Business Opportunity: Advertising

Introduction It is hard to wander around New York City without seeing rows of dozens of bright blue Citibikes planted in the middle of busiest nooks The post Citibike...

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Announcing RStudio Professional Drivers

October 15, 2017
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Announcing RStudio Professional Drivers

Today we are excited to announce the availability of RStudio Professional Drivers. There are, of course, many ways to connect to...

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Can we use B-splines to generate non-linear data?

October 15, 2017
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Can we use B-splines to generate non-linear data?

I’m exploring the idea of adding a function or set of functions to the simstudy package that would make it possible to easily generate non-linear data. One way to...

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Sales Analytics: How to Use Machine Learning to Predict and Optimize Product Backorders

Sales Analytics: How to Use Machine Learning to Predict and Optimize Product Backorders

Sales, customer service, supply chain and logistics, manufacturing… no matter which department you’re in, you more than likely care about backorders. Backorders are products that are temporarily out of...

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Why Use Docker with R? A DevOps Perspective

October 15, 2017
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Why Use Docker with R? A DevOps Perspective

There have been several blog posts going around about why one would use Docker with R. In this post I’ll try to add a DevOps point of...

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Creating interactive SVG tables in R

October 14, 2017
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Creating interactive SVG tables in R

In this post we will explore how to make SVG tables in R using plotly. The tables are visually appealing and can be modified on the fly using simple...

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New Zealand fatal traffic crashes by @ellis2013nz

October 14, 2017
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New Zealand fatal traffic crashes by @ellis2013nz

Traffic fatalities in the news Fatalities from traffic crashes have been in the news in New Zealand recently, for tragic reasons. For once, data beyond the short term have...

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An AI pitches startup ideas

October 13, 2017
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Take a look at this list of 13 hot startups, from a list compiled by Alex Bresler. Perhaps one of them is the next Juicero? FAR ATHERA: A CLINICAL...

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R for Business Analysts, NYC Data Science Academy in-person training | November 6 @NYC

October 13, 2017
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R for Business Analysts, NYC Data Science Academy in-person training | November 6 @NYC

R is a powerful language used widely for business analytics. More companies are seeking business analysts with knowledge of R. In this R for Business Analysts The post R...

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Uber assignment with lpSolve

October 13, 2017
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Uber assignment with lpSolve

By Yuri Fonseca In this post we are going to make an Uber assignment simulation and calculate some metrics of waiting time through simulation. Setting Suppose we live in...

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.rprofile: David Smith

October 13, 2017
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.rprofile: David Smith

In this occasional series, we interview someone using a loosely defined set of interview questions for the purpose of “Demystifying the Creative/Development Process of the R Community”. This interview...

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Practical Machine Learning with R and Python – Part 2

October 12, 2017
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Practical Machine Learning with R and Python – Part 2

In this 2nd part of the series “Practical Machine Learning with R and Python – Part 2”, I continue where I left off in my first post Practical Machine Learning...

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GitHub Streak: Round Four

October 12, 2017
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GitHub Streak: Round Four

Three years ago I referenced the Seinfeld Streak used in an earlier post of regular updates to to the Rcpp Gallery: This is sometimes called Jerry Seinfeld's secret to productivity:...

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The Bold & Beautiful Character Similarities using Word Embeddings

October 12, 2017
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The Bold & Beautiful Character Similarities using Word Embeddings

Introduction I often see advertisement for The Bold and The Beautiful, I have never watched a single episode of the series. Still, even as a data scientist you might...

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A cRyptic crossword with an R twist

October 12, 2017
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A cRyptic crossword with an R twist

Last week's R-themed crossword from R-Ladies DC was popular, so here's another R-related crossword, this time by Barry Rowlingson and published on page 39 of the June 2003 issue...

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Rick and Morty and Tidy Data Principles

October 12, 2017
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Rick and Morty and Tidy Data Principles

Motivation After reading The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Text and A tidy text analysis of Rick and Morty I thought about doing something similar but reproducible and focused...

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Putting the cat in scatterplot

October 12, 2017
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Putting the cat in scatterplot

Clara Schartner, Data Scientist It will come as no surprise that cats and ggplot are among our favourite things here at Mango, luckily there is an easy way to combine...

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R live class | Machine Learning with R | Oct 25-26

October 12, 2017
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R live class | Machine Learning with R | Oct 25-26

If you want to find the structure hidden behind your data, this is right class for you: you will learn how to group similar observations using Clustering; how to...

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17 R Jobs for R users (2017-10-12) – from around the world

October 12, 2017
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17 R Jobs for R users (2017-10-12) – from around the world

To post your R job on the next post Just visit  this link and post a new R job  to the R community. You can post a job for  free  (and there are...

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XML parsing made easy: is that podcast getting longer?

October 12, 2017
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XML parsing made easy: is that podcast getting longer?

Sometime in 2009, I began listening to a science podcast titled This Week in Virology, or TWiV for short. I thought it was pretty good and listened regularly up...

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Gold-Mining – Week 6 (2017)

October 11, 2017
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Week 6 Gold Mining and Fantasy Football Projection Roundup now available. Go get that free agent gold! The post Gold-Mining – Week 6 (2017) appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics.

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Halifax, NS, Stan talk and course Thu 19 Oct

October 11, 2017
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Halfiax, here we come. I (Bob, not Andrew) am going to be giving a talk on Stan and then Mitzi and I will be teaching a course on Stan...

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RcppArmadillo 0.8.100.1.0

October 11, 2017
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RcppArmadillo 0.8.100.1.0

We are thrilled to announce a new big RcppArmadillo release! Conrad recently moved Armadillo to the 8.* series, with significant improvements and speed ups for sparse matrix operations, and...

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Tutorial: Azure Data Lake analytics with R

October 11, 2017
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The Azure Data Lake store is an Apache Hadoop file system compatible with HDFS, hosted and managed in the Azure Cloud. You can store and access the data within...

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More support for Bayesian analysis in the sj!-packages #rstats #rstan #brms

October 11, 2017
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More support for Bayesian analysis in the sj!-packages #rstats #rstan #brms

Another quick preview of my R-packages, especially sjPlot, which now also support brmsfit-objects from the great brms-package. To demonstrate the new features, I load all my „core“-packages at once,...

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Linear Discriminant Analysis in R: An Introduction

October 11, 2017
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How does Linear Discriminant Analysis work and how do you use it in R? This post answers these questions and provides an introduction to Linear...

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