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crying @ sephora

A few days ago an amazing tweet made the rounds: I made a dataset of Sephora reviews that mention crying ☔️ https://t.co/BNObniWmOM …

opendatatoronto 0.1.0 is on CRAN!

I’m beyond excited to announce that opendatatoronto is now released on CRAN! opendatatoronto is a package for searching and accessing …

RStudio Conf Diversity Scholarships

The RStudio conf diversity scholarship applications just opened! This is a fantastic program, providing free conference registration …

usethis for reporting

👋 Hi! Over the last few weeks I have become totally enamored with the usethis package. It is really useful. Seriously – use it. I …

February 2019: Visualizing my discogs collection

In parts one and two of this series I did a whole lot of API pulling and data cleaning to get my discogs collection into a tidy state 🙏 …

February 2019: More discogging

(Yes, I know it’s March. This is a delayed followup for the February edition of my #mememe2019 project. It involves even more (and …

#chirunconf

I’m in the airport on my way home from the ~first ever~ Chicago R Unconference, and it seems like there’s no better time to write about …

Strategies for working with new data

(This post is a basically a blog-replicate of a talk I gave at the R-Ladies Toronto + GTA R User Group kickoff, called “Opinionated …

February 2019: discog-purrr

For February’s #mememe2019 post, I thought it’s be fun to look at my music collection. I painstakingly found the correct versions of …

here's what i know about tidyeval

update: given the release of rlang 0.4.0 and especially the introduction of the {{ }} (curly-curly!) operator to tidyeval, i’ve made …