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Solving #AdventOfCode day 3 and 4 with R

December 3, 2018
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Solving the puzzles of Advent of Code with R.

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Solving #AdventOfCode day 1 and 2 with R

December 1, 2018
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Solving the first four puzzles of Advent of Code with R.

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RConsortium — Building an R Certification

October 26, 2018
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RConsortium — Building an R Certification

For the last months, ThinkR has been involved (with Mango, Procogia and the Linux Foundation) in a working group for an RConsortium R Certification.  Why this Working Group (WG)? No doubt the demand for R (and for Data Science) has been increasing over the past few years — Data Scientist became the sexiest job of the century according to Harvard Business...

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A Tale of Two Shiny Apps: Google Auth & ShinyProxy

October 3, 2018
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A Tale of Two Shiny Apps: Google Auth & ShinyProxy

Once upon a time, there was a team of fearless R knights who started a new quest: they were missioned to bring the almighty Google Auth into the wonderful world of ShinyProxy. Here is their story, told from the inside.   In the beginning, there was a container For those amongst our readers who do not know ShinyProxy, this...

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Why do we use arrow as an assignment operator?

September 23, 2018
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Why do we use arrow as an assignment operator?

A Twitter Thread turned into a blog post.

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Playing around with RStudio Package Manager

August 29, 2018
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Playing around with RStudio Package Manager

Managing packages in production is a lot of work: you have to juggle between versions, internal packages, CRAN updates, Bioconductor, GitHub sources… Let’s have a look into RStudio Package Manager, one of the tools available that helps you dealing with this. What is love RSPM (Baby don’t hurt me, no more 🎶) RStudio Package Manager (or RSPM for short)...

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Remaking ‘Luminance-gradient-dependent lightness illusion’ with R

August 16, 2018
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Remaking ‘Luminance-gradient-dependent lightness illusion’ with R

A blogpost inspired by a tweet and a YouTube video. ‘Luminance-gradient-dependent lightness illusion’ In the last days, I’ve stumbled upon this tweet: A demo of lightness perception pic.twitter.com/BSVpgcuIw1 — Akiyoshi Kitaoka (@AkiyoshiKitaoka) August 12, 2018 Which is a demonstration of how our perception of color is affected by the lightness surrounding this color. Also recently, I’ve been watching the...

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Wrangling Wikileaks DMs

August 5, 2018
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Using R to turn raw data into browsable and reusable content.

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About lazy evaluation

July 29, 2018
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About lazy evaluation

A follow-up on Thomas Lumley follow-up post on Miles McBain post about quotation. In this post, Thomas is continuing Miles exploration of the concept of quoting and evaluation in R. Thomas speaks a little bit about lazy evaluation, and I decided to continue to explore this concept. Notably I wish to start over from on this quote from the...

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A quick #WorldEmojiDay exploration

July 16, 2018
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Let’s celebrate #WorldEmojiDay with a quick exploration of my own twitter account. The 📦 We’ll need: From Github {emo} remote::install_github("hadley/emo") From CRAN {dplyr} {tidyr} {rtweet} {tidytext} Note: This page has been created at: Sys.time() ## "2018-07-17 17:22:29 CEST" The 🔍 Let’s get my last 3200 tweets: library(emo) library(rtweet) library(dplyr) ## ## Attaching package: 'dplyr' ## The following objects...

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