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Using geom_rect() to add a drought event to ggplot

Today I spent a couple of hours trying to sort out how to add shading to a ggplot2 line graph in R to define the Millennial drought in SE Australia. 257 more words

The Rise of the New Kind of Cabbie: A Comparison of Uber and Taxi Drivers


One day back in the early 2000’s, I commandeered one of my mom’s many spiral notebooks. I’d carry the notebook all around Manhattan, allowing it to accompany me everywhere from pizza parlors to playgrounds, while the notebook waited eagerly for my parents to hail a taxicab so it could fulfill its eventual purpose. 1,864 more words

Data Visualization

Data Visualization cheatsheet, plus Spanish translations

We’ve added a new cheatsheet to our collection. Data Visualization with ggplot2 describes how to build a plot with ggplot2 and the grammar of graphics. 62 more words


Holcombe, value for money?

‘Anybody that flashes a chequebook will turn heads – they’re not going to be able to sustain it’
Mel Clewlow (Canterbury defender on Holcombe’s strategy) 1,273 more words

Lending Club data sets

Before a few days ago, I was unfamiliar with the Lending Club service.  This is self-described as “the world’s largest online marketplace connecting borrows and investors.”  Lending Club is a service which provides loans, and allows individuals to invest in those loans.  578 more words

(TGI)Friday the 13th


I was born on November 13th, 1992. And, while that might be sufficient information to verify my identity to that pre-recorded human on the other end of my calls to the bank, there is an important detail always excluded in this formal expression of one’s birth date: the day of the week. 1,310 more words

Data Visualization

A data analysis of the TV sitcom Friends

This is intended as a one-off post only, to present the results of a bit of analysis I’ve been doing recently, primarily as a project to practice using the programming language… 1,759 more words