Comparing SQLite, DuckDB and Arrow with UN Trade Data

Fri, Aug 27, 2021 – A quick exploration of different technologies to work with medium/large datasets.

Usando el R-Universe

Thu, Aug 26, 2021 – El R-Universe proporciona una forma muy sencilla de crear repositorios personales tipo CRAN, lo que significa una forma de mostrar su colección de herramientas en uso a la comunidad.

Using the R-Universe

Thu, Aug 26, 2021 – The R-Universe provides a very simple way to create personal CRAN-like repos, which means a way to show your collection of tools in use to the community.

R Para Ciencia de Datos: Cómo hacer ciencia de datos con R en español

Fri, Jul 30, 2021 – Lecciones tras algunas acciones para reducir las barreras idiomáticas con soluciones sociales y tecnológicas

R Para Ciencia de Datos: How to do data science with R in spanish

Fri, Jul 30, 2021 – Lessons after some actions to reduce the language barriers with social and technological solutions

How to stop worrying and start using R packages efficiently for Econometrics

Wed, Jul 28, 2021 – When you do econometrics, using R is not straightforward immediately and it has a steep learning curve that we can flatten with a few additions to the vanilla R setup.

¿Cómo dejar de preocuparse y empezar a utilizar eficazmente los paquetes de R para la econometría?

Wed, Jul 28, 2021 – Cuando se hace econometría, usar R no es inmediatamente sencillo y tiene una curva de aprendizaje empinada que podemos aplanar con algunas adiciones a la configuración de R.

analogsea: Using Arrow, S3 and DigitalOcean for efficient model fitting in RStudio

Sat, Jul 17, 2021 – How to fit models by using the cloud with a minimal data transfer to your laptop.

Wes McKinney InteRview

Sun, Jun 6, 2021 – The road to ease data access easier and making research results more reproducible.

Microeconomic Theory and Linear Regression (Part 1)

Fri, Apr 2, 2021 – Linear models and models comparison to estimate apples production.

Hyperplane Separation Theorem

Sun, Feb 21, 2021 – A proof made under a “divide and conquer” approach.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Ggplot2 and Plotnine Flash Sale

Mon, Jan 4, 2021 – These books will help you master R and Python plots the easy way.

SQL Databases for Students and Educators

Fri, Sep 18, 2020 – Different SQL engines to cover small edge cases when moving between DB back ends

A Crash Course on PostgreSQL for R Users

Sun, Aug 9, 2020 – How to read and write data in efficient ways

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Ggplot2 is for sale at $10.00

Tue, May 12, 2020 – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Ggplot2 is for sale at $10.00

Dr. Julia Silge InteRview

Tue, Apr 14, 2020 – NLP, reproducible workflows, data science role, and more. This is the best blog entry that you’ll ever find in my blog.

Thomas Lumley InteRview

Thu, Apr 9, 2020 – Survey analysis in R, community contributions, and more.

Apply for the Google Summer of Code and Help Us Improving The R Code Optimizer

Fri, Mar 20, 2020 – Contribute to open-source while earning some cash.

LP and Tidy Data Principles (Part 1)

Tue, Feb 4, 2020 – Searching keywords and patterns in LP songs.

A full RStudio Server setup for Package Development in 5 minutes

Sat, Dec 21, 2019 – Go from zero to a full setup to fit models in a few clicks.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Ggplot2 + The Hitchhiker's Guide to Plotnine

Sat, Dec 21, 2019 – This book will help you master Python plots the easy way.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Plotnine

Sun, Oct 27, 2019 – This book will help you master Python plots the easy way.

A full RStudio Server setup to use H2O in 5 minutes

Sat, Oct 5, 2019 – Go from zero to a full setup to fit models in a few clicks.

d3po: R package for easy interactive D3 visualization with Shiny

Sun, Sep 22, 2019 – The definitive htmlwidget is a combination of existing ideas, blended in a different way.

Open Trade Statistics: An Independent project that values reproducible research and provides tidy trade data

Sun, Sep 22, 2019 – A nice example of R in production, in my opinion.

An updated version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to Ggplot2

Sun, Sep 8, 2019 – This book will help you master R plots the easy way.

Hyde Mod: A blogdown theme with full XML feed and custom MathJax for equation numbering

Sun, Sep 8, 2019 – A customized theme for blogdown and hugo.

Stackoverflow Developer Survey Results 2019 and Bipartite Networks With R

Thu, Aug 15, 2019 – Playing around with networks in R.

Bojack Horseman and Tidy Data Principles (Part 1)

Tue, Jul 16, 2019 – Searching keywords and patterns in the TV show.

A new image on DigitalOcean to start using RStudio Server without waiting more than 2 minutes

Sat, Apr 27, 2019 – I initially made an image for DigitalOcean because I wanted to spend my lectures and workshops giving useful examples and not solving software installation issues.

How to install R on Mac, Ubuntu and Windows

Sun, Apr 7, 2019 – This is a beginner guide that is designed to save yourself a headache and valuable time if you decide to install R yourself.

Archer and Tidy Data Principles (Part 3)

Fri, Apr 5, 2019 – Searching keywords and patterns in the TV show.

Gravity Falls and Tidy Data Principles (Part 3)

Fri, Apr 5, 2019 – Searching keywords and patterns in the TV show.

Gravity Falls and Tidy Data Principles (Part 2)

Tue, Apr 2, 2019 – Searching keywords and patterns in the TV show.

Creating LaTeX figures with Inkscape

Tue, Dec 18, 2018 – Searching keywords and patterns in the TV show.

Gravity Falls and Tidy Data Principles (Part 1)

Sat, Aug 11, 2018 – Searching keywords and patterns in the TV show.

How to optimize a data pipeline

Mon, May 14, 2018 – A personal reflection after my experience working for more than two years at Datawheel

Compiling R with multi-threaded linear algebra libraries on Ubuntu

Sat, Apr 21, 2018 – A guide for multithreaded R performance

How many sticker envelopes do I need to complete the FIFA World Cup album?

Sat, Apr 14, 2018 – A simple simulation written in R

Archer and Tidy Data Principles (Part 2)

Wed, Apr 11, 2018 – Searching keywords and patterns in the TV show.

Archer and Tidy Data Principles (Part 1)

Sat, Mar 31, 2018 – Searching keywords and patterns in the TV show.

Writing tables into a PostgreSQL database using R

Wed, Mar 14, 2018 – A short guide to install and use RPostgreSQL and/or odbc packages.

Is Microsoft R Open faster than CRAN R?

Sat, Dec 2, 2017 – Installing R with different numerical libraries and benchmarking them.

Rick and Morty and Tidy Data Principles (Part 3)

Mon, Nov 6, 2017 – Searching keywords and patterns in the TV show.

Rick and Morty and Tidy Data Principles (Part 2)

Sun, Oct 22, 2017 – Searching keywords and patterns in the TV show.

Quickly Install R on Ubuntu 17.10

Fri, Oct 20, 2017 – Install R on Ubuntu the fast way and without missing dependencies.

Rick and Morty and Tidy Data Principles (Part 1)

Fri, Oct 13, 2017 – Searching keywords and patterns in the TV show.

Quickly Install R on Ubuntu 16.04

Tue, Oct 3, 2017 – Install R on Ubuntu the fast way and without missing dependencies.

Install R, Python and Pelican Blog Tool on Windows

Mon, Aug 28, 2017 – Install R and more tools using Chocolatey package manager.

Install GNU and non-GNU Tools via Homebrew

Sat, Jul 15, 2017 – Install GNU and non-GNU tools using Homebrew, and save yourself a headache and valuable time when you need newer software versions.

Working With SPSS Data in R

Sat, Jun 24, 2017 – Work with SPSS format and labelled data in R.

Linear Regression and ANOVA shaken and stirred (Part 2)

Tue, Mar 21, 2017 – These concepts are understood as separate concepts most of the times. The truth is they are extremely related to each other.

Linear Regression and ANOVA shaken and stirred (Part 1)

Mon, Mar 20, 2017 – These concepts are understood as separate concepts most of the times. The truth is they are extremely related to each other.

Structural Equation Modelling in R (Part 2)

Sun, Jan 15, 2017 – Here we explain how to estimate SEM models coefficients without a theoretical introduction

Install R and Python via Homebrew

Sun, Jan 8, 2017 – Install R and more tools using Homebrew, and save yourself a headache and valuable time when you need newer software versions.

Using googlesheets and mailR packages in R to automate reporting

Sun, Dec 18, 2016 – Using Excel for reporting has its drawbacks, here I share a way to solve some of those drawbacks.

Structural Equation Modelling in R (Part 1)

Wed, Dec 7, 2016 – Here I explain how to estimate CFA models coefficients without a theoretical introduction

RStudio Server on OS X Sierra

Fri, Nov 25, 2016 – I had to install RStudio Server in a computer recently upgraded to OS X Sierra.

Joy Division's Unknown PleasuRes

Wed, Nov 9, 2016 – I wanted to create a wallpaper and here’s how I solved white borders and some difficulties.

RStudio Server on OS X El Capitan

Fri, Oct 21, 2016 – This is the result of trial and error until I got RStudio Server working in my network.

Beamer template to write in english and chinese

Thu, Jun 16, 2016 – Very basic tutorial with downloadable examples.

Creating a timeline using R

Wed, Feb 3, 2016 – Step by step tutorial to create a timeline that you can open on any browser.

Using Rmd Markdown in Pelican

Fri, Dec 25, 2015 – A definitive setup for OSX.

LaTeX Quick Tutorial

Thu, Sep 17, 2015 – Very basic tutorial with downloadable examples.

LaTeX Thesis Template

Tue, Jul 14, 2015 – Very basic tutorial with downloadable examples.