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Extracting data from Twitter for #machinelearningflashcards

May 1, 2017
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I’m a fan of Chris Albon’s recent project #machinelearningflashcards on Twitter where generalized topics and methodologies are drawn out with key takeaways. It’s a great approach to sharing concepts about machine learning for everyone a...

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Explaining Statistical Goodness of fit Tests with Beer

January 3, 2017
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Explaining Statistical Goodness of fit Tests with Beer

Statistics + Beer = Comprehension - A goodness of fit test are a collection of statistical techniques used to summarize the differences between observed values and expected values. These tests can be used be used for hypothesis testing, testi...

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Mapping & Web-scraping the 2016 Presidential Election Results in Connecticut

November 12, 2016
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Mapping & Web-scraping the 2016 Presidential Election Results in Connecticut

Understanding my Neighbors with R and Leaflet - I, like many others across the country have been in total shock and mental disarray at the results from the election this past Tuesday. I’m not sure what to make of my fellow Americans voting for an outright racist, sexist, homophobic and xenophobic egomaniac and what that will mean...

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Exploring Reported Crime Incidents in Hartford, CT

August 21, 2016
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Exploring Reported Crime Incidents in Hartford, CT

A shiny flexdashboard project - Open government data portals are essential to transparency and civic education for citizens, and supports the work for data researchers and academics especially in smaller cities such as Hartford, CT. These por...

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Day Drinking with R

July 14, 2016
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My first R package on CRAN, ttbbeer - After attending the useR! 2016 R Conference, I felt supercharged and armed with new insights and ideas about how to further contribute to the R community. I met wonderful people in real life (IRL) from twitter and heard interesting case studies about using R for large data analysis....

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Tracking my Work Hours with IFTTT and R

June 29, 2016
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An ongoing effort to work more efficiently - TL;DR: For the forgetful, IFTTT can be a great way to track your work hours and provide insight about trends through visualization. Manually entering your own timesheet and logging your specific p...

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A Choropleth Map, Shiny, & Flexdashboard Walk into a Bar…

June 1, 2016
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Like most R Programmers, I’m a fan of the R packages that RStudio develops. They recently announced Flexdashboards: Easy interactive dashboards written in RMarkdown. I’m always trying to expand my R skills with side projects so I’ve put...

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Best Practices for Shiny Development

May 13, 2016
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Best Practices for Shiny Development

debugging, reactivity, and designing for the user - Introduction As a programmer you read more code than you write. Keep it readable, commented, consistent and explicit. –Sindre Sorhus, Web Developer & Creator of Pageras Shiny is ...

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