Category Archives: Data Visualization

Using H5p with WordPress

H5p.org is an open source platform that has a suite of learning resources that can be created within our blog system. The organization has an abundance of great examples on their website that can be explored. Creating branching scenarios, image … finish reading Using H5p with WordPress

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Mapping Unimproved Roads

Cyclocross is a one of those weird sports I’d never heard of until I moved to Portland. Essentially cyclocross is a form of bike racing that entails riding on pavement, trails and grass while occasionally dismounting to carrying your bike … finish reading Mapping Unimproved Roads

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An introduction to R, RStudio, and R Markdown with GIFs!

The development of the bookdown package from RStudio in the summer of 2016 has facilitated greatly the ability of educators to create open-source materials for their students to use. It expands to more than just academic settings though and it … finish reading An introduction to R, RStudio, and R Markdown with GIFs!

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Updated R Markdown thesis template

In October of 2015, I released an R Markdown senior thesis template R package and discussed it in the blogpost here. It was well-received by students and faculty that worked with it and this past summer I worked on updating … finish reading Updated R Markdown thesis template

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Digital humanities and information visualization

This is a guest post from Kelly Holob, class of 2014 At Reed, I was a Classics/Religion major (’14), maybe not the sort of person you’d expect to see on a technology blog. But I worked with computers a lot … finish reading Digital humanities and information visualization

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Workshop: Data analysis + visualization

For the economics junior seminar workshop this afternoon, please find datafiles and code here.

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Geocoding

Recently, I have been assisting several students with geocoding projects for their classes and thesis projects, using geocoding functionality in R. To document this work I have put together several tutorials and resources for students and faculty to use.

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Map of Every Four-Year Not-for-Profit College in America

The capacity to create interactive data visualizations in R has been rapidly increasing. Using Shiny, R users can now create dynamic and interactive web-based graphics entirely in RStudio. For example, I am currently working on an interactive map that displays … finish reading Map of Every Four-Year Not-for-Profit College in America

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Data Visualization Workshop

I will be leading a workshop on Data Visualization tomorrow from 4:30 to 5:30 pm in ETC 205.

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Choropleth Maps Revisited

Since my original post on choropleth maps a little over a month ago I have been thinking about ways to display all of the data in Table 1 (i.e. Reed College enrollment by state from 2007-2013) in a single choropleth … finish reading Choropleth Maps Revisited

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