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Functions for a rainy day

2020-10-26 tips efficiency

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String interpolation in Python and R (the best ways)

2020-10-06 useful package tips

What are the different ways of executing code within a string of text in Python and R? This post looks into the good and arguably best forms of string interpolation in two of the most popular programming languages for data science. Read More

Solving the FizzBuzz problem in R and Python

2020-08-24 practice

Small practice problems can be fun and challenging ways to test your programming skills! Solutions in R and Python to the FizzBuzz problem are provided at the end. Read More

The greatest Avatar visualizations you have ever seen

2020-08-12 entertainment

Showcasing the best Avatar: The Last Airbender visualizations from the Tidy Tuesday weekly challenge. All graphics are from the amazing R community! Read More

Covid... and why 3D plots are bad

2020-08-08 visualization

Comparing the death-to-case ratio between the US and Sweden, and a brief commentary on 3D plots. Read More

Bears. Beats. Analyzing The Office

2020-07-30 entertainment EDA

A brief, informal analysis of the hilarious sitcom, The Office. Read More

PDF scraping can be easy, but data wrangling is often not!

2020-07-26 useful package automation purrr

An inside look at some R code 'in the wild.' This post is a clarification of a previous post: 'PDF scraping with R is easy!' While scraping data from PDFs can often be accomplished with just a few tools, wrangling the scraped data can often take time. Read More

PDF scraping with R is easy!

2020-07-22 useful package automation

You can definitely scrape data from PDFs; it really is not that difficult. Read More

Databending - web scraping Avatar: The Last Airbender data

2020-07-15 webscraping entertainment

You get better at webscraping with R by webscraping with R. This is my attempt to webscrape a bunch of data on the epic show, Avatar: The Last Airbender. Read More

Exploring Avatar: The Last Airbender transcript data

2020-07-11 entertainment EDA

Here is my initial EDA of the Avatar: The Last Airbender data that I scraped from the Avatar Wiki, now available in the "appa" R package. Read More