Monthly Archives: May 2017

Tidytext Analysis of the 2017 OpenVisConf Talk Transcripts

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 […]

Key Takeaways from OpenVisConf 2017

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,, Mike Bostock shared a passage […]