Three reasons why I use data.table May 30, 2019 When I shifted career into data science, I never thought that one of the first things that would really hook me in would be discovering new, elegant ways to structure and manipulate data. ...
Find your slow with profvis May 1, 2019 Sometimes code has to be slow. If you’re running an incredibly complex model with zillions of data points? Yeah, you might want to put the kettle on. But even if you are realistic about the running time of your project, there are almost always ways to make it go faster. ...
Using the Words in Shakespeare app Apr 14, 2019 Once I’d finished creating the Words in Shakespeare app, I had a lot of fun using it! Here are some of my findings from this very important research. Earlier this week, I made an app that lets you find out stuff about words in Shakespeare’s plays. ...
Words in Shakespeare: styling in Shiny Apr 7, 2019 In my last blog post, I explored the words in Shakespeare’s plays, but my real goal was to make a Shiny app that would allow anybody to find out about any word they were interested in. ...
Words in Shakespeare: exploring the data Mar 31, 2019 I am a big fan of Shakespeare, so I can confidently tell you that he used a lot of words across his works. How many? A whole bunch. But if that answer isn’t very satisfying to you, then strap in, because I decided to use R to explore words used across the 37 plays generally agreed to have been written by him. ...