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Parsing a table from an image
Thomas Mock explains how to extract and parse data tables in image files…Tags: image, ImageMagick, parse, R, table, Thomas Mock
AzureCosmosR: interface to Azure Cosmos DB
by Hong Ooi Last week, I announced AzureCosmosR, an R interface to Azure Cosmos DB, a fully-managed NoSQL database service in Azure. This post gives a short rundown on the main features of AzureCosmosR. Explaining what Azure Cosmos DB is can be tricky, so here’s an excerpt from the official …
What's new with AzureR
by Hong Ooi This is an update on what’s been happening with the AzureR suite of packages. First, you may have noticed that just before the holiday season, the packages were updated on CRAN to change their maintainer email to a non-Microsoft address. This is because I’ve left Microsoft for …
Fund Visualization with Dashboard - Mutual and Indexed
Introduction Over the past two decades financial markets have see a growing shift towards passive funds. With this, traditional active portfolio management has waned on account of capital allocated to each of these products. As I do not examine its capital allocation within this dashboard, I have instead taken a …
Turn images into LEGO builds in R
The brickr package in R by Ryan Timpe takes an image, converts it…Tags: brickr, LEGO, R, Ryan Timpe
Azure Functions with R and plumber
Azure Functions is a cloud service that allows you to deploy “serverless” microservices that are triggered by events (timers, HTTP POST events, etc) and automatically scale to serve demand while minimizing latency. The service natively supports functions written in C#, Java, JavaScript, PowerShell, Python and TypeScript, and now supports other …
R at Microsoft
I was my great pleasure yesterday to be a presenter in the "Why R Webinar" series, on the topic R at Microsoft. In the talk (which you can watch below) I recounted the history of Microsoft's acquisition of Revolution Analytics, and the various way the Microsoft supports R: its membership …
Insights into US Gun Violence Data
Shiny Website | Github | LinkedIn Introduction Guns and gun ownership have long become one of the most emblematic features of the United States, both in popular media and in policy. The vast majority of information pertaining to firearms has come to us translated through disparate, often politically partisan sources, …
How Retina Uses Databricks Container Services to Improve Efficiency and Reduce Costs
This is a guest community post authored by Brad Ito, CTO Retina.ai, with contributions by Databricks Customer Success Engineer Vini Jaiswal Retina is the customer intelligence partner that empowers businesses to maximize customer-level profitability. We help our clients boost revenue with the most accurate lifetime value metrics. Our forward-looking, proprietary …
Ames, Iowa Real Estate Analysis
Ames has an interesting housing market because there has been some expansion going on in recent years. Newer neighborhoods tend to be on the outskirts of the city, but there have also been a good number of renovations as well. As you can see above, all the neighborhoods surround Iowa …
Density-Based Clustering
Original content by Manojit Nandi – Updated by Josh Poduska Cluster Analysis is an important problem in data analysis. Data scientists use clustering to identify malfunctioning servers, group genes with similar expression patterns, and perform various other applications. There are many families of data clustering algorithms, and you may be …
A Mini MacroEconometer for the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Gross domestic product (GDP) is the total monetary or market value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country's/state’s borders in a specific time period. As a broad measure of overall domestic production, it functions as a comprehensive scorecard of a given country’s/state’s economic health. But, is …
AzureTableStor: R interface to Azure table storage service
by Hong Ooi I’m pleased to announce that the AzureTableStor package, providing a simple yet powerful interface to the Azure table storage service, is now on CRAN. This is something that many people have requested since the initial release of the AzureR packages nearly two years ago. Azure table storage …
Know What's In The Air You Breathe In Seoul
Photo by Johnathan21 on Shutterstock GitHub Repository | LinkedIn Go To Shiny Dashboard Motivation While facial masks are commonly used to protect yourself from COVID-19 nowadays, it was not long ago when people mainly used masks on a daily basis to protect themselves from air pollution in Korea. Some might …
Starbuck's Country Selection Criterion
Starbucks is one of the world's most famous coffee franchises. They are very well-established in North America, but they also have a big presence abroad as well. As of 2017, Starbucks had at least one store in at least 254 different countries and territories. When Starbucks is trying to decide …
Starbucks store location analysis
Starbucks is one of the biggest coffee brands in the world. Since founded in 1971 in Seattle, Washington, it has been constantly growing and now has more than 22,519 stores worldwide (starbuscks.com). The purpose of this project is to understand the underlying logic of Starbucks store opening strategy, so as …
Identifying Trading Opportunities of Class 1 Rail Stocks from Analyzing Rail Carloads
Link to Shiny Project Link to the Code Background on rails If Warren Buffet were stuck on a deserted island and could only have access to one economic indicator, he said he would choose rail carloads (he owns Burlington Northern, one of the largest railroads in the US). While rails …
TOWARDS A SOLAR ENERGY FUTURE
To meet future demands, fight climate change, decrease reliance on foreign powers, encourage global stability and support the local economy, Spain ought to decrease its dependence on imported fossil fuels and shift focus to take advantage of renewable energy sources available within. According to Eurostat data from 2018, Spain imports …