Tag Archives: R

The Ultimate Tour

Here’s an example of using web services to source data & processing from 3rd parties.  I queried Yelp for top venues, used Google Maps to retrieve a distance matrix.  I then used an R package TSP to calculate the optimal … Continue reading

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Data Analysis prep with Linux Mint & R

When I embarked on learning R last year I decided to jump whole heartedly into the open source stack with Linux, using a virtual machine running Linux Mint. There were various reason for this such as productivity with the terminal … Continue reading

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Can I stand on your shoulders?

Sometimes we bump into problems that we can’t solve on our own. ¬†When this happens you can walk away defeated or think of it as an opportunity to learn something new and gain an understanding of your limits. There are … Continue reading

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