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Creating a Bees and Bombs gif in R

October 19, 2016
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Creating a Bees and Bombs gif in R

I love the work of @beesandbombs and while some of his creations are a poor fit for redoing in R, one of his latest got me wondering how I would recreate it in the venerable statistics language… The gif in question can be seen here (I don’t know ...

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Global Temp: Geo-Spatial Records over Time

October 14, 2016
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Global Temp: Geo-Spatial Records over Time

Over the past couple months there have been datavizs showing global average temp trends. They have gotten a lot of media attention, so I got to see examples fairly regularly. Several of them (e.g., 1 and 2) used the same HadCRUT global temperature a...

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Mapping Walmart Growth Across the US using R

October 11, 2016
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Have you seen the Walmart growth maps video at flowingdata? And, did you wish that you could create similar animated movies using R? Well, you came to the right place. In this post, you will learn how to create point maps at the zip code level and then animate them to make a movie using The post

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Watch the world warm with this animated globe, created with R

October 11, 2016
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Watch the world warm with this animated globe, created with R

Due to anthropogenic climate change, the average global temperature has increased steadily over the past decade or so. While we're all familiar with the hockey-stick line chart of rising temperature, the change is even more dramatic on this animated globe showing the local effects of climate change. The first half of the animation shows the monthly local change compared...

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Animate maps with mapmate: R package for map- and globe-based still image sequences

October 10, 2016
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Animate maps with mapmate: R package for map- and globe-based still image sequences

Introduction to mapmate mapmate (map animate) is an R package for map animation. It is used to generate and save a sequence of plots to disk as a still image sequence intended for later use in data animation production. The mapmate package is used for map- and globe-based data animation pre-production. Specifically, mapmate functions are

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Make ggplot graphics2 interactive with ggiraph

October 10, 2016
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R's ggplot2 package is a well-known tool for producing beautiful static data visualizations that you can include in a printed report. But what if you want to include a ggplot2 graphic on a webpage and provide the ability for the user to interact with the data? The ggiraph package by David Gohel (available for installation via CRAN). WIth ggiraph,...

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Cartograms with R

October 9, 2016
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Cartograms with R

Abstract We show how to create cartograms with R by illustrating the population and age-distribution of the planning regions of Berlin by static plots and animations. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. The markdown+Rknitr source code of this blog is available under a

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In case you missed it: Septemer 2016 roundup

October 7, 2016
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from September of particular interest to R users. The R-Ladies meetups and the Women in R Taskforce support gender diversity in the R community. Highlights from the Microsoft Data Science Summit include recordings of many presentations about R, and the keynote "The Future of Data Analysis" by Edward Tufte. An...

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Data Driven Logo Design with ggraph and gtable

October 6, 2016
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Data Driven Logo Design with ggraph and gtable

After having “succesfully” launched my blog I felt the time had come to create some identity for it (and by extension, me). What better way to do this than create a logo? This thought didn’t suddenly appear in my mind - if you’ve read the ann...

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The Simpsons by the Data

September 28, 2016
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The Simpsons by the Data

The Simpsons needs no introduction. At 27 seasons and counting, it’s the longest-running scripted series in the history of American primetime television. The show’s longevity, and the fact that it’s animated, provides a vast and relatively unchanging universe of characters to study. It’s easier for an animated show to scale to hundreds of recurring characters; without live-action actors to grow...

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