Installing R and RStudio

Installing R and RStudio

I’m building a free online resource for R on top of my personal blog over at The basic idea is to share, learn and explore R together. Hopefully, we’ll both come out better. :)

Broken link checker analysis with R

Link CheckerYou’ve found a few broken links on your blog or web site, and now you wonder whether there are more. Here’s a quick way to get a sense of how big the problem is.

Newborn app using Twitter and R

BabySo you want to track your baby’s feedings and dirty diapers? Most digital solutions for newborn feeding trackers are either pricey or don’t make it easy for more than one person recording the feedings. I put together a convenient solution with minimal investment.

OAuth Explained

oauthWhat is OAuth? What is the purpose of it? How does it work? Example?

What is an exchangeability martingale?

Exchangeability martingales can be used to find strange or odd data points. The mechanics of exchangeability martingales is still a bit of a mystery to me. However, posted below are the basic components and how each step gets us to the desired result of an exchangeability martingale.

How to hang an IKEA mirror (Stockholm)

IKEA Stockholm mirror

The IKEA Stockholm mirror has 2 little eyelets on the back off to the left and right. One way to hang the mirror is to measure the distance between the eyelets and put nails/screws precisely lined up with the eyelets. This seems like a recipe for lots of mistakes. I found another solution.