Blog Archives

Mapping the best states for business

April 10, 2018
By
Mapping the best states for business

  Data science gives you tools to find opportunities A few months ago, I wrote a blog post about Amazon’s search for a location for a second headquarters. For those of you who don’t know about it, the technology giant – which currently has its headquarters in Seattle Washington – announced last September that it The post Mapping the...

Read more »

Mapping the best states for business

April 10, 2018
By
Mapping the best states for business

  Data science gives you tools to find opportunities A few months ago, I wrote a blog post about Amazon’s search for a location for a second headquarters. For those of you who don’t know about it, the technology giant – which currently has its headquarters in Seattle Washington – announced last September that it The post Mapping the...

Read more »

Why you should master the small multiple chart

April 3, 2018
By
Why you should master the small multiple chart

I’ve often said that the foundation of data science is data analysis. That’s not to say that data analysis and data science are 100% synonymous (they’re not), but rather that you need to master the basic tools of data analysis before you can get into the more advanced skills that make up data science. Said The post Why you...

Read more »

Why you should master the small multiple chart

April 3, 2018
By
Why you should master the small multiple chart

I’ve often said that the foundation of data science is data analysis. That’s not to say that data analysis and data science are 100% synonymous (they’re not), but rather that you need to master the basic tools of data analysis before you can get into the more advanced skills that make up data science. Said The post Why you...

Read more »

How to map public debt data with ggplot2

March 29, 2018
By
How to map public debt data with ggplot2

You’ve heard me say it a thousand times: to master data science, you need to practice. You need to “practice small” by practicing individual techniques and functions. But you also need to “practice big” by working on larger projects. To get some practice, my recommendation is to find reasonably sized datasets online and plot them. The post How to...

Read more »

How to map public debt data with ggplot2

March 29, 2018
By
How to map public debt data with ggplot2

You’ve heard me say it a thousand times: to master data science, you need to practice. You need to “practice small” by practicing individual techniques and functions. But you also need to “practice big” by working on larger projects. To get some practice, my recommendation is to find reasonably sized datasets online and plot them. The post How to...

Read more »

Plotting US Metro Area GDP with ggplot

March 23, 2018
By
Plotting US Metro Area GDP with ggplot

It’s clear that there are some economic shifts happening in the world, if not the US itself. In light of this, I decided to do some simple investigation into the economic performance of US cities. This is, by the way, one of the critical reasons to master data science. One you know a few critical The post Plotting US...

Read more »

Plotting US Metro Area GDP with ggplot

March 23, 2018
By
Plotting US Metro Area GDP with ggplot

It’s clear that there are some economic shifts happening in the world, if not the US itself. In light of this, I decided to do some simple investigation into the economic performance of US cities. This is, by the way, one of the critical reasons to master data science. One you know a few critical The post Plotting US...

Read more »

The first step to becoming a top performing data scientist

December 29, 2017
By
The first step to becoming a top performing data scientist

Your first step to becoming a top-performing data scientist is .... The post The first step to becoming a top performing data scientist appeared first on SHARP SIGHT LABS.

Read more »

How to highlight countries on a map

December 20, 2017
By
How to highlight countries on a map

Last week, we created a map of world oil production, by country. This week, I’ll show you how to make a slight modification. I’ll show you how to highlight specific countries according to a variable in your data frame. The post How to highlight countries on a map appeared first on SHARP SIGHT LABS.

Read more »

Search R-bloggers


Sponsors

Never miss an update!
Subscribe to R-bloggers to receive
e-mails with the latest R posts.
(You will not see this message again.)

Click here to close (This popup will not appear again)