Slidify Old Book Images from Google Books

April 29, 2014
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(This article was first published on Timely Portfolio, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

I really enjoy reading old books, especially finance books, from Google Books.  With all the changes in the world, their continued relevance amazes me.  For instance, as I prepared for my talk about Wealth and Skill, I rediscovered Developing Financial Skill by Enoch Gowin (1922).  I had forgotten some of the interesting visualizations in the book, and I just had to publicize them.  With some R

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