Data Analysis

Do I Love or Hate R’s knitr?

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Depends. I’m sharing my love/hate experience with knitr. When it works, it’s divine. When it doesn’t, it’s diabolical.¬†knitr is finally working well in my local PC’s RStudio, but I find that I’m running knitr every hour or so to make sure I have not introduced something into my .rmd file that breaks it. I had […]

Data Analysis

How to plot a variable in R that has spaces it it?

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There are thousands of datasets on the web available for analysis using R. Many of them are listed by the plus or minus 175 countries, like “United States” or “Cote d’Ivoire” So, ignoring for a moment that the experts say never name a variable with spaces, in the real world how do you plot a […]