I have a new hobby: camera traps, also known as trail cameras. Strapped to trees in my local bushland they sit in wait, firing automatically when triggered by a passing...continue reading.
Using R to detect the pressure wave from the 2022 Hunga Tonga eruption in personal weather station data
It seems like an age ago, but in fact it was only mid-January 2022 when this happened: The answers are yes and yes again. One excellent source of weather station...continue reading.
If you sit in the intersection of “likes Australian Rules football / finds sport statistics interesting / is on Twitter”, you’ve probably come across Swamp. One of his recent tweets...continue reading.
It’s almost Christmas, I haven’t posted anything in a while and I see that WordPress has an Image Compare feature, so let’s have some colourful fun. When I’m not at...continue reading.
It’s an old favourite of this blog, isn’t it. We had Gene name errors and Excel: lessons not learned (2012). Followed by Data corruption using Excel: 12+ years and counting...continue reading.
I’ve long admired the look of publications generated using the R bookdown package, and thought it would be fun and educational to publish one myself. The problem is that I...continue reading.
It’s been a while. I hope you are all well. Shall we make some charts? About this time last year, one of my life-long dreams came true when I was...continue reading.
I’m not saying this is a good idea, but bear with me. A recent question on Stack Overflow [r] asked why a random forest model was not working as expected....continue reading.
When this blog moved from bioinformatics to data science I ran a Twitter poll to ask whether I should start afresh at a new site or continue here. “Continue here”,...continue reading.
For better or worse I spend some time each day at Stack Overflow [r], reading and answering questions. If you do the same, you probably notice certain features in questions...continue reading.