Parse tables into data frames, navigate around a website, and of course, extract bits from a page. I’ll stick to BeautifulSoup, but I’m saving this for later. I’m sure it’ll come in handy sooner rather than later.
rvest: R package to scrape web data
10 Best Data Visualization Projects of 2017
It was a rough year, which brought about a lot of good work. Here are my favorite data visualization projects of the year.
A Day in the Life of Americans
I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.
Years You Have Left to Live, Probably
The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.