2017 is nearly at an end. We humans seem to need these cycles to help us on our path forward and have, throughout history, used these annual demarcation points as a time of reflection of what was, what is an what shall come next.
To that end, I decided it was about time to help quantify a part of the soon-to-be previous annum in R through the fabrication of a reusable template. Said template contains various incantations that will enable the wielder to enumerate their social contributions on:
through the use of a parameterized R markdown document.
The result of one such execution can be found here (for those who want a glimpse of what I was publicly up to in 2017).
Want to see where you contributed the most on SO? There’s a vis for that:
What about your GitHub activity? There’s a vis for that, too:
Perhaps you just want to see your top blog posts for the year. There’s also a vis for that:
Or — maybe — you just want to see how much you blathered on Twitter. There’s even a vis for that:
Here’s to 2018 being full of magic, awe, wonder and delight for us all!