Author Archives: Ilari Scheinin

ggplot 2.0 and the missing order aesthetic

Version 2.0 of the popular R package ggplot2 was released three weeks ago. When I was reading the release notes, I largely just skipped over this entry under Deprecated features: The order aesthetic is officially deprecated. It never really worked, … Continue reading

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Väitöskirjantekijän ja yrittäjän #mielenosoitus

Suomen kolmikanta on kuin koiran, kissan ja hiiren leikki. EK on koira joka räksyttää kaikille ja koko ajan. AY on kissa, jolle makeasti kyllä maistuu tarjottu ruoka, mutta joka muuten kulkee häntä pystyssä ja vähät välittää muista. Hallitus on hiiri, … Continue reading

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Predicting the Stanley Cup Champion

When I was at the Recurse Center, I wanted to try the caret package for R. It provides a unified interface for training various types of classification and regression models, and parameter tuning through resampling. I needed a project to … Continue reading

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Where I’ve Been and How?

I have been running the Moves app on my phone for almost two years. I guess its main idea is to be an activity tracker; it’ll tell you how much you’ve walked, ran, or ridden a bike, without you having … Continue reading

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Citi Bikes and Neighborhoods

New York City has an excellent bike sharing system called Citi Bikes. When I was at the Recurse Center, I frequently used the bikes for commuting. What was annoying though, was that every now and then all the nearby docks … Continue reading

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How I Move

With 12 full months of Moves data, I thought it would be a fun experiment to make some plots. These show how I move around in terms of time spent and distance traveled, both for relative share of each mode … Continue reading

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