Apple Health Export Part I

This post is Part I of a dive into the contents of the Apple Health Export. It will work through the mechanics of moving data from the Apple Health app out of your iPhone and into R where you can analyze it. It also will describe in detail the problem of adjusting the time stamps for daylight savings time and travel across time zones. Unfortunately the topic of time zones and the Apple Health Export is a complicated subject.

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.