Tag: R-bloggers

How the Ghana Floods animation was created

(This article was first published on R – Data Science Africa, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Ghana has always been getting flooded, but it seems that only floods in Accra are getting attention. I wrote about it here, and the

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Using Excel versus using R

(This article was first published on R – Win-Vector Blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Here is a video I made showing how R should not be considered “scarier” than Excel to analysts. One of the takeaway points: it is

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Getting Started with Data Science: Storytelling with Data

(This article was first published on eKonometrics, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Earlier this month, IBM Press and Pearson have published my book titled: Getting Started with Data Science: Making Sense of Data with Analytics. You can download sample pages,

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Big data in agriculture (DDW2.1)

(This article was first published on Cartesian Faith » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) The Data-Driven Weekly is kicking off 2016 by exploring how big data and analytics is powering data-driven business in different industries. First off is the

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A Visualization of World Cuisines

(This article was first published on Design Data Decisions » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) In a previous post, we had ‘mapped’ the culinary diversity in India through a visualization of food consumption patterns. Since then, one of the

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Buzzfeed uses R for Data Journalism

(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Buzzfeed isn’t just listicles and cat videos these days. Science journalist Peter Aldhous recently joined Buzzfeed’s editorial team, after stints at Nature, Science and New Scientist magazines. He brings with

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Cause of Death: Melanin | Evaluating Death by Police Data

(This article was first published on Econometrics by Simulation, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Widespread attention towards the death of black men by police has sparked protests and public outrage in many a city. Recently, the Federal Government has launched

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What can global temperature data tell us?

(This article was first published on Radford Neal’s blog » R Programming, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Debates about anthropogenic climate change often centre around data on changes in global temperatures over the last few decades. There are good scientific

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Launching the Data Science Radar!

(This article was first published on Mango Solutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) By Steph Locke Here at Mango Solutions, we do a lot of data science consultancy work. This means we face the challenges that any organisation looking to

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James Bond movies

(This article was first published on Opiate for the masses, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) James Bond: Do you expect me to talk? Auric Goldfinger: No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to die! James Bond I’m a big James Bond

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