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While I was browsing the website of fellow R blogger Ryo Nakagawara1, I was intrigued by his “Visualizations” page. The concept of …

Unfortunately, I haven’t had as much time to make blog posts in the past year or so. I started taking classes as part of Georgia …

Some Context Those of you non-academia folk who work in industry (like me) are probably conscious of any/all periodic reports that an …

UPDATE (2019-07-07): Check out this {usethis} article for a more automated way of doing a pull request. To be honest, I planned on …

I had the wonderful opportunity to participate in the {tidyverse} Developer Day the day after rstudio::conf2019 officially wrapped up. …

Introduction I’ve written some “tutorial”-like content recently—see here, here, and here—but I’ve …

UPDATE: The data retrieval demonstrated in this post no longer seems to work due to a change in the ESPN’S “secret” …

Introduction Much discussion in the R community has revolved around the proper way to implement the “split-apply-combine”. In …

Introduction As a follow-up to a previous post about correlations between Texas high school academic UIL competition scores and SAT/ACT …

Two awesome things inspired this post: {ggplot2}’s version 3.0 release on CRAN, including full support for the {sf} package and new …

Projects

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Gallery of Visualizations

A gallery of plots created for blog posts.

Text Parsing and Analysis of a Periodic Report

Exploration of text similarity across similarly structured documents (annual reports).

NBA Decision Analysis

Apply Decision Analysis (DA) concepts to real-world context. Expand upon existing research related to monetary value of NBA draft picks.

NBA Twitter Sentiment Analysis

Exploration of Twitter sentiment for each NBA team.

Texas High School Academics

Exploration of Texas High School Academic Competition Results (and More).

Presentations

I gave this presentation at the second ever meeting of my company’s internal data science group. After reading David …

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