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Update of overviewR with new functions!

We have updated (and extended) overviewR with three new functions: overview_plot overview_heat overview_na You can also access a detailed overview of all functions in the CheatSheet: overview_plot overview_plot illustrates the information that is generated in overview_table in a ggplot graphic.

ShinyApp: Conflict elections in Afghanistan 2019

ShinyApps are an amazing tool to make research results accessible to a broad audience. This is exactly what talk at CorrelAid’s Open Online Data Meetup is about. The app on conflict elections in Afghanistan is a spin-off of a co-authored publication with Dennis Hammerschmidt that analyzes patterns of violence during conflict elections in Afghanistan in 2005.

Methods Bites - How to write your own R package and publish it on CRAN

R is a great resource for data management, statistics, analysis, and visualization — and it becomes better every day. This is to a large part because of the active community that continuously creates and builds extensions for the R world.

overviewR - Easily Extracting Information About Your Data

I am super proud to announce that Dennis Hammerschmidt’s and my first package is on CRAN! overviewR is a small but neat tool for everyone who wants to get a quick glance at their data set.

TidyTuesday - Broadway

This is a late version of a TidyTuesday. I started working on it a while ago and could not finish it – but here you go! The TidyTuesday was about Broadway musicals with a dataset by Playbill.

TidyTuesday - GDPR violations

When the GDPR regulations went into full force in May 2018, it came a bit like a shock. While people tried to make everything as GDPR-proof as possible, it felt as if no one really knew what is enough and how hard how hard possible fines would hit.

TidyTuesday - Tour de France

It’s time for TidyTuesday again! As a kid, when Lance Armstrong and Jan Ullrich were competing over the title, I would spend a good part of my summer holidays watching the Tour de France and being impressed by the fascinating and (fast changing) landscape the stages have to offer.

HackZurich: CodeVsCovid19

As you know, I love hackathons. And what better opportunity of joining one of them when you can generate something that is essentially helpful? In light of the current Covid19 crisis, HackZurich organized the CodeVsCovid19 hackathon and brought together more than 3,000 motivated people to work on their projects for 72 hours.

TidyTuesday - Traumatic Brain Injury

This week’s TidyTuesday was all about traumatic brain injuries with data by the CDC. Dennis Hammerschmidt and I looked at how different levels of severity in traumatic brain injuries change over time and across military services.

TidyTuesday - The Office

And here comes the next edition of TidyTuesday. This week was all about the series The Office. The schrute package, were the data was partially based on, offers all scripts from the writers and I was wondering if also The Office writers have their pet words that they frequently use.