October 17, 2020 | HighlandR

Classic rock album covers inspire even more R colour palettes - If you’d have asked me a few weeks ago if I wanted to create an R colour palette package, I’d have said “No way”. In fact, I’d have added “There are already MANY R colour palet... [Read more...]

Curried Functions

October 17, 2020 | TeachR

No, we are not talking about dinner, although this post is giving me ideas about what I should have for lunch. To read about what function currying actually means, please see the Wikipedia page. (And while you are there, make a donation already!) Ba... [Read more...]

Free Workshops for Meetup Groups

October 16, 2020 | Jumping Rivers

For the last few years we’ve offered automatic sponsorship for meet-ups and satRday events. However for obvious COVID related reasons, most (all?) meet-ups have meeting getting together virtually, so the need for extra Pizza money has diminished. As with most organisations, we’ve had to adapted to the new ... [Read more...]


October 15, 2020 | Rob Hewardt

Back in July we made the difficult decision to cancel rstudio:conf(2021) for the health and safety of our attendees and the broader community.    Today, we are thrilled to announce that rstudio::global(2021), our first ever virtual event focused on all things R and RStudio, now has a date locked ...
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Raspberry Pi E-Paper Dashboard with R

October 15, 2020 | schochastics

For once, this is not a post on an R package for network analysis or random R code. This post is about a DIY adventure of mine with a little R code on the side. I have always been intrigued by the Raspberry Pi, but never really engaged with it ...
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Fermat’s Riddle

October 15, 2020 | xi'an

·A Fermat-like riddle from the Riddler (with enough room to code on the margin) An  arbitrary positive integer N is to be written as a difference of two distinct positive integers. What are the impossible cases and else can you provide a list of all distinct representations? Since the problem ...
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The Shift and Balance Fallacies

October 15, 2020 | jmount

Two related fallacies I see in machine learning practice are the shift and balance fallacies (for an earlier simple fallacy, please see here). They involve thinking logistic regression has a bit simpler structure that it actually does, and also thinking logistic regression is a bit less powerful than it actually […] [Read more...]

10 Must-Know Tidyverse Features!

October 14, 2020 | Business Science

R Tutorials Update Interested in more R tutorials? Learn more R tips: How to Make Publication-Quality Excel Pivot Tables with R, and Introducing Modeltime Ensemble: Time Series Forecast Stacking. 👉 Register for our blog to get new articles as w...
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The ‘kde1d’ package

October 14, 2020 | Stéphane Laurent

It seems to me that the kde1d package (One-Dimensional Kernel Density Estimation) is not very known. I’ve never heard of it on Stack Overflow, except in an answer of mine. However this is a ... [Read more...]
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