Apple Health Export Part I

Series: Exploring the Apple Health Export

A deep dive into the Apple Health Export (data from the Apple Health app). It describes how to create the export and then import it into R. It also provides a very complicated procedure to adjust the time stamps into the correct local time.

Working with New Haven Area Census Data Using R

Using the tidycensus package to explore census data. This post shows R code to fetch and map census data, but also gives some tips on how to explore the almost overwhelmind variety of variables available via the Census Bureau.

Guilford Registered Voters: An R Sampler

Exploraton of geotagging and gender identification based on voter registration dataset for Guilford. Explores geotagging, identifing gender from first name, US Census, and general data clean-up. To see just the interesting plots without lots of R-related detail, skip this post and read the next one instead.

Web Scraping Javascript Content

An example of using a “headless browser” to scrape web content produced by javascript. The data is about compensation of university CEOs and was published by the Chronicle of Higher Education.