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Questions for the Census Bureau?

November 14, 2016
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Questions for the Census Bureau?

Next week I will be traveling to Washington to meet with someone at the US Census Bureau. While I’ve had several phone calls with people... The post Questions for the Census Bureau? appeared first on AriLamstein.com.

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How long until an R portfolio makes money?

October 26, 2016
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How long until an R portfolio makes money?

A reader just asked me a fascinating question: Could you give a rough estimate of how much time you had to invest until your portfolio... The post How long until an R portfolio makes money? appeared first on AriLamstein.com.

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How to “get good at R”

October 18, 2016
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How to “get good at R”

Recently a few people in my membership site have asked me the following question: How can I get good at R? This has come up enough... The post How to “get good at R” appeared first on AriLamstein.com.

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Monetizing R Portfolios

September 24, 2016
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Monetizing R Portfolios

I recently ran an office hours on the topic of building R Portfolios. The conversation was fascinating to me. One issue that came up was monetization.... The post Monetizing R Portfolios appeared first on AriLamstein.com.

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Want to learn how to make maps in R?

August 29, 2016
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Once upon a time I wrote an open source package that makes it easy to create choropleth maps in R. I called the package choroplethr. Then... The post Want to learn how to make maps in R? appeared first on AriLamstein.com.

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Results from the R Shapefile Contest!

August 1, 2016
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Results from the R Shapefile Contest!

Today I am happy to announce the results from the R Shapefile Contest. The contest was an incredible success – there were 19 entries that... The post Results from the R Shapefile Contest! appeared first on AriLamstein.com.

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Update on the R Shapefile Contest

July 26, 2016
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Update on the R Shapefile Contest

This is a reminder that the R Shapefile Contest ends this Friday, July 29! We already have four incredible entries: Kent Johnson looked at the Cambridge Outdoor... The post Update on the R Shapefile Contest appeared first on AriLamstein.com.

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Announcing the R Shapefile Contest

July 12, 2016
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Announcing the R Shapefile Contest

Today I am happy to announce the R Shapefile Contest. The goal of the contest is to encourage and promote high quality work at the intersection... The post Announcing the R Shapefile Contest appeared first on AriLamstein.com.

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Case Study: Customized R Training and a “Day 1” Curriculum

June 30, 2016
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Case Study: Customized R Training and a “Day 1” Curriculum

Earlier this year I had the honor of training the research division of a financial services firm in R. I’ve been meaning to write a case study on this project for a while, but have put it off due to the size and complexity of the engagement. In this post I’ll limit myself to talking about The post

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New Facebook Group: “R, Maps and Open Data”

June 21, 2016
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New Facebook Group: “R, Maps and Open Data”

Today I am happy to announce a new Facebook group: R, Maps and Open Data. If you like this blog, then you should join this group! It’s free to join. This is my first time creating a Facebook group, and I am viewing it as both an experiment and an outgrowth of this blog. Here The post

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