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Aquamacs 2.2 and ESS

March 25, 2011 | Dan Knoepfle's Blog

News of the latest release of Aquamacs, version 2.2, appeared this week in my echo area. Given the opportunity to procrastinate, I dropped everything and upgraded; returning to work, I noticed that the version of ESS shipped with Aquamacs 2.2 is ESS 5... [Read more...]

Google Insights and RCurl

December 20, 2010 | Dan Knoepfle's Blog

Google Insights is nifty. If you’re logged in to your Google account, you can download the results as a CSV file. This is straightforward if you’re using a browser; if you’re trying to retrieve the results of queries using R, however, things get more complicated. The following ... [Read more...]

How to buy a used car with R (part 1)

October 31, 2010 | Dan Knoepfle's Blog

I’m in the process of buying a used car. Since I enjoy making these decisions as complicated as possible, I’ve written some R code to scrape relevant websites for informative data. I’ve written this up as a blog entry because I think it’s a decent example ... [Read more...]

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