Articles by Jumping Rivers

Job Opportunities: Data Scientist and Engineer

August 14, 2020 | Jumping Rivers

Jumping Rivers is a data science consultancy company focused on R and Python. We work across industries and throughout the world. We offer a mixture of training, modelling, and infrastructure support. Jumping Rivers is an RStudio Full Service Certified Partner. Location: We are based in Newcastle upon Tyne. However, since ... [Read more...]

Sponsorship: SatRdays and useR Groups

December 5, 2019 | Jumping Rivers

SatRdays SatRdays are great. Low cost R events, held around the world. What's not to love! For the last year, we have been offering automatic sponsorship for all SatRday events. All the organisers have to do is complete a quick questionnaire and the money is sent on it's way. So ... [Read more...]

Upcoming R courses with Jumping Rivers

August 4, 2019 | Jumping Rivers

You'll be pleased to know that Jumping rivers are running R training courses up and down the UK, in London, Newcastle, Belfast and Edinburgh. I've put together a quick summary of the courses available through til the end of the year. They are sorted by place then date. You can ... [Read more...]

Voice Control your Shiny Apps

October 15, 2018 | Jumping Rivers

I love R and I love Shiny. One of the things I really like about shiny is the ease with which you can incorporate other Javascript based tools and libraries. By my own admission, my JavaScript skills are definitely lacking but there are so many cool libraries out there which ...
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Animating the Premier League using gganimate

September 2, 2018 | Jumping Rivers

Ever wonder what an evolving gif of each premier league team’s goal difference vs points would look like made in R? Look no further! Most of this is going to be setting up the data (as always) instead of actually plotting the data. To get the data into shape, ...
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Podcast recommendations

August 29, 2018 | Jumping Rivers

Anyone who has a long commute or who has to travel with work knows the importance of podcasts. Podcasts allow you turn otherwise useless time, into something both productive and interesting. In this blog post, we’ll describe some of our favourite podcasts. This list isn’t meant to be ...
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Styling ggplot2 Graphics

August 21, 2018 | Jumping Rivers

Styling ggplot2 graphics In our previous post, we demonstrated that contrary to popular opinion, it is possible to generate attractive looking plots using just base graphics. Although we did confess, that it did take a lot of time and effort. In this post, we repeat the same exercise. Using the ...
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