hrbrthemes 0.1.0 is now on CRAN

I’m pleased to announce the inaugural release of my hrbrthemes (0.1.0) package on CRAN The primary goal of said package is to provide opinionated typographical and other aesthetic defaults for ggplot2 charts. Two core themes are included: theme_ipsum() – an Arial Narrow-based theme theme_ipsum_rc() – a Roboto Condensed-based theme. The Roboto Condensed Google Font comes… Continue reading

Putting It All Together

The kind folks over at @RStudio gave a nod to my recently CRAN-released epidata package in their January data package roundup and I thought it might be useful to give it one more showcase using the recent CRAN update to ggalt and the new hrbrthemes (github-only for now) packages. Labor force participation rate The U.S…. Continue reading

ggalt 0.4.0 now on CRAN

I’m uncontainably excited to report that the ggplot2 extension package ggalt is now on CRAN. The absolute best part of this package is the R community members who contributed suggestions and new geoms, stats, annotations and integration features. This release would not be possible without the PRs from: Ben Bolker Ben Marwick Jan Schulz Carson… Continue reading

The Most Important Commodity in 2017 is Data

Despite being in cybersecurity nigh forever (a career that quickly turns one into a determined skeptic if you’re doing your job correctly) I have often trusted various (not to be named) news sources, reports and data sources to provide honest and as-unbiased-as-possible information. The debacle in the U.S. in late 2016 has proven (to me)… Continue reading