Articles by R on R(e)Thinking

Riddler Classic: How Far Would You Go To Rig A Coin Flip?

November 2, 2018 | R on R(e)Thinking

An Election Probability Riddler Classic, Just in Time for November 6 two math puzzles to end your week right:— Oliver Roeder (@ollie) November 2, 2018 This week’s FiveThirtyEight Riddler Classic was about winning elections, fair and square, or by any means necessary… In ...
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Riddler Classic: Riddler League Football Cards

September 7, 2018 | R on R(e)Thinking

Another Riddler Classic Simulation + Animation two math puzzles to end your week right:— Oliver Roeder (@ollie) September 7, 2018 This week’s FiveThirtyEight Riddler Classic presented another opportunity to simulate repeated sampling and visualize the results. In this instance we needed ...
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Riddler Express: Arithmetic Anarchists Attack

April 13, 2018 | R on R(e)Thinking

On the April 6, 2018 FiveThirtyEight Riddler Express The Riddler is the excellent math and logic puzzle weekly by Oliver Roeder. Puzzles are posted every friday, together with the solutions to the previous week’s puzzles. I occasionally submit proposed solutions, using R whenever possible. Yesterday Ollie was kind enough to give ...
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Phyllotaxis3D, Belatedly

February 18, 2018 | R on R(e)Thinking

I coded my first R/Shiny app a month ago, but never wrote about it anywhere. Here’s the backstory. What the heck is phyllotaxis, anyway? As part of my exploration of the R world I came upon @aschinchon’s fantastic fronkonstin website. It’s a beautiful and creative display ... [Read more...]

Thank You, #rstats World

February 17, 2018 | R on R(e)Thinking

Why start another data science blog? Two main reasons. First and foremost, this blog is an effort to contribute back to the amazing #rstats community from which I have benefited so much over the past year. Second, I hope it will also challenge me to tackle new and interesting questions ... [Read more...]

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