Articles by Xinye Fiddles

Send Daily Reminder to Mobile using R

April 16, 2017 | Xinye Fiddles

The very active development of R means that there are fewer and fewer tasks that cannot be accomplished with R. Today let’s schedule a custom push notification for the smartphone. Why There are two motivations: Packt Publishing sell great tech related books, and even better, they also offer a ...
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Visualising Brexit Votes with Leaflet and cartogram

March 26, 2017 | Xinye Fiddles

On the eve of triggering Article 50, I think it’s semi-fitting to revisit the Brexit results. What’s the topic? The 2016 Brexit catastrophy (a.k.a. United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, 2016), specifically the visualisation of the results on a map, with each area (Local Authority in this case) proportioned ...
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Blogging with GitHub and Hugo

March 22, 2017 | Xinye Fiddles

As a fairly late comer at the blogging party, I benefit greatly from others in gaining knowledge to create my own site. The main documentation I followed while creating this blog is Amber Thomas’ post Making a website using Blogdown, Hugo and GitHub pages. It is a well written tutorial ... [Read more...]


March 21, 2017 | Xinye Fiddles

I’m onto a few things these days. All is very exciting (for someone who has always been playing on the edge of programming, proper data science, with a slice of Raspberry Pi leftover somewhere), but I think it’s time for me to actually focus and get a few ... [Read more...]

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