Do you have some data with geolocation information that you want to map? You may not think of R when you're looking for a GIS platform, but new packages and standards have helped make the R programming language a surprisingly robust platform for some geospatial analysis.These examples will demonstrate how to map election results, but the concepts can easily be used for any other kind of color-coded choropleth map. I'll show how to handle a straightforward two-person race and a more complex race with three or more candidates.We'll be using two mapping packages in this tutorial: tmap and tmaptools for quick static maps and leaflet for interactive maps. You can install and load them now withinstall.packages("tmap")(Skip the install.packages lines for any R packages that are already on your system.)Step 1: Get election results dataI'll start with the 2016 New Hampshire Democratic primary results, which are available from the New Hampshire secretary of state's office as a downloadable Excel … [Read more...] about Create maps in R in 10 (fairly) easy steps
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posted on 28 Nov 2012, 20:07 10 1. coinmanmat (Posts: 12; Member since: 28 Nov 2012) sounds like it basically could be a service pack update to Win 8 posted on 28 Nov 2012, 20:29 2 2. MeoCao (unregistered) Agree, I don't believe MS has enough innovation to make a new distinctive Windows version every year. posted on 28 Nov 2012, 21:40 7 11. nak1017 (Posts: 328; Member since: 08 Jan 2010) It's not a question of innovation, it's a question of priorities. 28. MeoCao (unregistered) I think it shoud be about innovation. It's different in mobile where updates are free, in PC ppl have to pay. posted on 28 Nov 2012, 22:28 2 14. Nadr1212 (Posts: 741; Member since: 22 Sep 2012) Boo yearly paying update subscriptions!!!!!!!!! :( posted on 28 Nov 2012, 23:52 2 19. drahmad (Posts: 480; Member since: 20 Aug 2011) in india, ms has a huge monopoly. dont understand why u hate ms. i m sure u r using a windows pc. 20. steelicon (Posts: 318; Member since: … [Read more...] about Comments for : Windows Blue to replace Windows 8 in just a few months?
We recently received an email by an anonymous T-Mobile employee, who wanted to share their thoughts about the problems within the carrier. It was quite an extensive message, and it showed that the employee is really taking these things personally (a bit too much, if you ask us). Anyways, the message moved us because of the sincerity and dedication one could feel in it. We don't know if all of these problems are to be associated with the typical T-Mobile store, but if that's indeed the case , we do hope that this message will be taken seriously by the company's management. Are there any T-Mobile employees reading this? You can share your thoughts about the problems outlined here in the comments below! And here's the full, uncut message... " To Whom it may concern Let me start off by saying that I am currently employed by T-Mobile and used to be able to say that I bleed magenta. Unfortunately every single day I start to dislike my job a little more. I am even starting to dread going … [Read more...] about T-Mobile employee speaks up about the problems within the carrier
posted on 26 Jan 2016, 02:53 2 1. Joulukas (Posts: 78; Member since: 05 Jun 2013) Well if Apple focused on developement like this instead court-cases and wearing out USPTO with pointless patents, I would even consider a iDevice. posted on 26 Jan 2016, 05:11 1 6. darkkjedii (Posts: 27047; Member since: 05 Feb 2011) Just take a second, and do the math. posted on 26 Jan 2016, 03:45 5 2. raerae (Posts: 54; Member since: 30 Jul 2015) Boring. Another patent topic again. IYawn. posted on 26 Jan 2016, 03:55 5 3. Jimrod (Posts: 1575; Member since: 22 Sep 2014) Another pointless "i" comment. iHope you don't read the Samsung one they just posted and get disappointed. iDon't know what's wrong with people clicking on stories they know they won't like... posted on 26 Jan 2016, 10:14 0 18. Brewski (Posts: 517; Member since: 05 Jun 2012) "The Apple iPhone is usually considered to have one of the best smartphone cameras year-in, year-out." posted on 26 Jan … [Read more...] about Comments for : Apple files patent application for a smaller, high-resolution iPhone camera
In many ways, Ford Motor Company’s future is defined by its past. Bill Ford, the chairman of the company, and the great-grandson of its founder, announced plans to invest $11 billion in electrified cars at the North American International Auto Show. I spoke to Ford at the show, who expressed his enthusiasm over the company’s shift in direction to a broader vision for transportation than the cars, SUVs, and trucks it currently sells. I love the idea of the social justice component of smart cities, but how do you reconcile that with the present where there’s such a mess with public transportation in so many areas, like New York where I live? The vision has to be there and you have to work toward it. If you can get people out of poverty and getting to where the work is and deliver health care and food easily in city centers, we will enhance the quality of life and standard of living around the world and that’s a worthy goal. But you’re right, we’re not … [Read more...] about Bill Ford says smart cities aren’t ‘just a science project’