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Why you should regret not going to eRum 2018?

May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

I spent 3 amazing days at eRum conference in Budapest. The conference was a blast and organizers (BIG thanks to them again) did wonderful job compiling such a high-level event. My favourite talks from the conference Better than Deep Learning - Gradient Boosting Machines (GBM) in R - Szilard Pafka Szilard ... [Read more...]

Shiny semantic – v 0.2.0 CRAN release

April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

shiny.semantic helps you introduce semantic elements to all kinds of shiny apps. It can make your Shiny app look awesome! If you’re new to shiny semantic, check out demos and How to use it. What you can find in this version? New features Support for Semantic UI Themes ... [Read more...]

Semantic dashboard – new open source R Shiny package

April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Semantic dashboard is on! Are you fed up with ordinary shinydashboard look? Give your app a new life with Semantic UI support. It cannot be any easier! Install semantic.dashboard and load it instead to your app. It’s compatible with classical shinydashboard! You don’t have to start from ... [Read more...]

Who is coming to eRum 2018 in Budapest?

March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discover who is coming to eRum 2018 in Budapest while playing with an interactive data visualization in D3.js. Vist visualization’s page. You can meet me (Olga) at the conference where I’ll be speaking about cool and open source packages ... [Read more...]

Sentiment Analysis of 5 popular romantic comedies

February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Background With Valentine’s Day coming up, I was thinking about a fun analysis that I could convert into a blog post. Inspired by a beautiful visualization “Based on a True True story?” I decided to do something similar and analyze the sentiment in the most popular romantic comedies. After ...
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How environments work in R and what is lazy evaluation

January 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Knowledge of the way how R evaluates expressions is crucial to avoid hours of staring at the screen or hitting unexpected and difficult bugs. We’ll start with an example of an issue I came accross a few months ago when using the purrr::map function.... [Read more...]

Writing Excel formatted csv using readr::write_excel_csv2

December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Why this post? Currently, my team and I are building a Shiny app that serves as an interface for a forecasting model. The app allows business users to interact with predictions. However, we keep getting feature requests, such as, “Can we please have... [Read more...]

Writing Excel formatted csv using readr::write_excel_csv2

December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Why this post? Currently, my team and I are building a Shiny app that serves as an interface for a forecasting model. The app allows business users to interact with predictions. However, we keep getting feature requests, such as, “Can we please have... [Read more...]

An introduction to Monte Carlo Tree Search

November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Introduction We recently witnessed one of the biggest game AI events in history – Alpha Go became the first computer program to beat the world champion in a game of Go. The publication can be found here. Different techniques from machine learning and tree search have been combined by developers from ... [Read more...]

An introduction to Monte Carlo Tree Search

November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Introduction We recently witnessed one of the biggest game AI events in history – Alpha Go became the first computer program to beat the world champion in a game of Go. The publication can be found here. Different techniques from machine learning and tree search have been combined by developers from ... [Read more...]

An example of how to use the new R promises package

October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The long awaited promises will be released soon! Being as impatient as I am when it comes to new technology, I decided to play with currently available implementation of promises that Joe Cheng shared and presented recently in London at EARL confere... [Read more...]
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