Visualizing Neural Networks in Processing (Java)

Coding Train is a Youtube channel by Daniel Shiffman that covers anything from the basics of programming languages like JavaScript (with p5.js) and Java (with Processing) to generative algorithms like physics simulation, computer vision, and data visualization. In particular, these latter topics, which Shiffman bundles under the label "the Nature of Code", draw me to the … Continue reading Visualizing Neural Networks in Processing (Java)

Short ggplot2 tutorial by MiniMaxir

The following was reposted from minimaxir.com   QUICK INTRODUCTION TO GGPLOT2 ggplot2 uses a more concise setup toward creating charts as opposed to the more declarative style of Python’s matplotlib and base R. And it also includes a few example datasets for practicing ggplot2 functionality; for example, the mpg dataset is a dataset of the performance of popular models of cars … Continue reading Short ggplot2 tutorial by MiniMaxir

R Resources (Cheatsheets, Tutorials, & Books)

Last Updated: 18-08-2017 Over the years, I have collected many open-source R resources, and I thought it nice to share them with the public. The list below is ever growing so if you have additions, please comment below or contact me! R Basics Cheatsheet: R Base Cheatsheet Cheatsheet: R Base Functions Reference Card Cheatsheet: R Advanced … Continue reading R Resources (Cheatsheets, Tutorials, & Books)

Harry Plotter: Celebrating the 20 year anniversary with tidytext and the tidyverse in R

It has been twenty years since the first Harry Potter novel, the sorcerer's/philosopher’s stone, was published. To honour the series, I decided to start a text analysis and visualization project, which my other-half wittily dubbed Harry Plotter. In several blogs, I intend to demonstrate how Hadley Wickham’s tidyverse and packages that build on its principles, such as tidytext (free book), have taken programming in R … Continue reading Harry Plotter: Celebrating the 20 year anniversary with tidytext and the tidyverse in R

Text Mining: Shirin’s Twitter Feed

Text mining and analytics, natural language processing, and topic modelling have definitely become sort of an obsession of mine. I am just amazed by the insights one can retrieve from textual information, and with the ever increasing amounts of unstructured data on the internet, recreational analysts are coming up with the most amazing text mining … Continue reading Text Mining: Shirin’s Twitter Feed

tidyverse: Example: Trump Approval Rate

For those of you unfamiliar with the tidyverse, it is a collection of R packages that share common philosophies and are designed to work together. Most if not all, are created by R-god Hadley Wickham, one of the leads at RStudio. I was introduced to the tidyverse-packages such as ggplot2 and plyr in my second R-course, and … Continue reading tidyverse: Example: Trump Approval Rate

Online Resource: Efficient R Programming

Public Service Motivation is a theorized attribute of government and non-governmental organization employment that explains why individuals have a desire to serve the public and link their personal actions with the overall public interest (Wikipedia, 2017). Academics are often said to score highly on this public service motivation and I can't but admire those that … Continue reading Online Resource: Efficient R Programming