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We recently published a blog post on key takeaways from OpenVisConf 2017. They just released all of the speaker videos  as well as the talk transcripts. Since Julia Silge gave such an awesome talk on using tidytext to mine text data, specifically from Jane Austen novels, we thought this would be a perfect opportunity to analyze the transcripts from...
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Bookended by presentations from two of the “titans” of open-source data visualization, Mike Bostock (creator of D3.js) and Hadley Wickham (RStudio chief scientist and keeper of the “tidyverse”), Bocoup’s fifth OpenVis Conf was tightly packed with talks that both informed and inspired. Before introducing his new, reactive code environment, d3.express, Mike Bostock shared a passage...
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Virtual reality finally broke into the commercial market in 2016 with consumer releases of Facebook’s Oculus Rift and Valve’s HTC Vive. Virtual reality is mainly a form of entertainment that provides immersive experiences such as sitting courtside at an NBA game, shooting aliens with your hands, starring in a horror movie and more. However, there...
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Plotly, an interactive charting and business intelligence platform for data science, held its first annual data visualization conference in NYC this year. PlotCon was a sold out visionary conference about all things data visualization. The lineup of speakers was impressive to say the least, including the likes of Hadley Wickham, Jenny Bryan, Kent Russell and...
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Drug manufacturing requires detailed monitoring of raw material inputs, intermediates, and outputs, or final drug substances. The ability to quickly query for a specific drug recipe is critical to understanding trends and improving the at-line response time to potential negative deviations. Typically, mining this genealogy data is time consuming and is usually a task reserved...
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Everyone’s excited about the newly released NBA player movement data that’s been released – at least I am. I stumbled across this post which shows how to visualize player movement data in Python, but I wanted to figure out how to do the same in R. We’ll use a combination of several R packages including...
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