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Quick shell commands for R users

This note explains how to use an application launcher along with text expansion and shell commands to accomplish a few specific tasks that can be useful to R users. Software requirements This note assumes that you are equipped with an application launcher that supports text expansion and can process shell commands. On Mac OS X, I recommend Alfred, because the...

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There’s a party at Alexa’s place

February 6, 2016
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There’s a party at Alexa’s place

This post was originally posted on There's a party at Alexa's place.This is my first blog of the year…so I want it to be something really nice and huge -:) You know how much I love the R Programming Language…but I also love other technologies as well…so taking a bunch of them and hooking them up together is...

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Using Jupyter Notebooks to Define Literate APIs

February 2, 2016
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Using Jupyter Notebooks to Define Literate APIs

Part of the vision behind the Jupyter notebook ecosystem seems to be the desire to create a literate computing infrastructure that supports “the weaving of a narrative directly into a live computation, interleaving text with code and results to construct a complete piece that relies equally on the textual explanations and the computational components” (Fernando

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Sentiment Analysis of Uganda Presidential Debate – Using R and Twitter data

February 2, 2016
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Introduction to Digital democracy is here. Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are providing inexpensive ways for individuals to engage on political issues, therefore providing a wealth of data that provides insight on an underlying trend that spans both geography and demography. Outbox Uganda carried out a sentiment analysis of Uganda’s first ever presidential debate last month and...

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New Yorkers, municipal bikes, and the weather

January 29, 2016
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New Yorkers, municipal bikes, and the weather

Like many modern cities, New York offers a public pick-up/drop-off bicycle service (called Citi Bikes). Subscribing City Bike members can grab a bike from almost 500 stations scattered around the city, hop on and ride to their destination, and drop the bike at a nearby station. (Visitors to the city can also purchase day passes.) The City Bike program...

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Mapping US Religion Adherence by County in R

January 25, 2016
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Mapping US Religion Adherence by County in R

Today’s guest post is by Julia Silge. After reading Julia’s analysis of religions in America (“This is the Place, Apparently“) I invited her to teach my readers how to map information about US Religious Adherence by County in R. Julia can be found blogging here or on Twitter. I took Ari’s free email course for The post

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Using webp in R: A New Format for Lossless and Lossy Image Compression

January 24, 2016
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Using webp in R: A New Format for Lossless and Lossy Image Compression

A while ago I blogged about the brotli, a new general purpose compression algorithm which Google promotes as an alternative to gzip. The same company also happens to be working on a new format for images called webp, which is actually a derivative of the VP8 video format. Google claims...

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R & GGMap Visualization Case Study

January 21, 2016
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Guest post by Krishna Prasad As a business analyst using R, one has often stumbled across situations for visually representing the data on a map. Here are some common scenarios: ·         Represent the most densely populated cities on a Map ·         Showing the cheapest places to live in ·         Where can one buy a home with the cheapest home Insurance...

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100 “must read” R-bloggers’ posts for 2015

January 20, 2016
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100 “must read” R-bloggers’ posts for 2015

The site R-bloggers.com is now 6 years young. It strives to be an (unofficial) online news and tutorials website for the R community, written by over 600 bloggers who agreed to contribute their R articles to the website. In 2015, the site served almost 17.7 million pageviews to readers worldwide. In celebration to R-bloggers’ 6th birth-month, here are the top 100 most read R posts written...

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Who are Turkopticon’s Top Contributors?

January 19, 2016
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Who are Turkopticon’s Top Contributors?

In my most recent post "Turkopticon: Defender of Amazon's Anonymous Workforce" I introduced Turkopticon, the social art project designed to provide basic tools for Amazon's massive Mechanical TURK workforce to share information about employers (requesters).Turkopticon, has a been a runaway success with nearly 285 thousands reviews submitted by over 17 thousand reviewers since its inception in...

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