The post 5½ Reasons to Ditch Spreadsheets for Data Science: Code is Poetry appeared first on The Lucid Manager. When I studied civil engineering some decades ago, we solved all our computing problems by writing code. Writing in BASIC or PASCAL, I could quickly perform fundamental engineering analysis, such as … Read more5½ Reasons to Ditch Spreadsheets for Data Science: Code is Poetry
Previously in this series: I’ve recently been enjoying The Riddler: Fantastic Puzzles from FiveThirtyEight, a wonderful book from 538’s Oliver Roeder. Many of the probability puzzles can be productively solved through Monte Carlo simulations in R. Here’s one that caught my attention: Suppose that a knight makes a “random walk” … Read moreThe ‘knight on an infinite chessboard’ puzzle: efficient simulation in R
Great post Yash! For those readers interested in getting data from the fitbit API using R I’ve documented the process here: https://towardsdatascience.com/the-gamification-of-fitbit-how-an-api-provided-the-next-level-of-training-eaf7b267af00 Related R-bloggers.com offers daily e-mail updates about R news and tutorials on topics such as: Data science, Big Data, R jobs, visualization (ggplot2, Boxplots, maps, animation), programming (RStudio, … Read moreGreat post Yash!
Y’all it may have taken me a little time, but I did listen. Thank you for your emails. Because of you, I have now updated my ggmap tutorial to address the Google Static Map API service issues! For those of you who have been following along with issue #51 in … Read moreggmap Tutorial Updated!
We at STATWORX work a lot with R and we often use the same little helper functions within our projects. These functions ease our daily work life by reducing repetitive code parts or by creating overviews of our projects. At first, there was no plan to make a package, but … Read moreDay 10 – little helper %nin%