Mapping Fall Foliage with sf

I was socially engineered by @yoniceedee into creating today’s post due to being prodded with this tweet: Where to see the best fall foliage, based on your location: https://t.co/12pQU29ksB pic.twitter.com/JiywYVpmno — Vox (@voxdotcom) September 18, 2017 Since there aren’t nearly enough sf and geom_sf examples out on the wild, wild #rstats web, here’s a short… Continue reading

Come Fly With Me (well, not really) — Comparing Involuntary Disembarking Rates Across U.S. Airlines in R

By now, word of the forcible deplanement of a medical professional by United has reached even the remotest of outposts in the #rstats universe. Since the news brought this practice to global attention, I found some aggregate U.S. Gov data made a quick, annual, aggregate look at this soon after the incident: Overall annual boarding… Continue reading

R⁶ — Snow Day Facets

Back in 2014 I blogged about first snowfall dates for a given U.S. state. It’s April 1, 2017 and we’re slated to get 12-18″ of snow up here in Maine and @mrshrbrmstr asked how often this — snow in May — has occurred near us. As with all of these “R⁶ posts, expository is minimal and… Continue reading