I scraped my inbox when I got a bunch of emails on Cyber Monday. It seemed like a lot, but I wondered by how much. It was about five times more than usual, which is a bigger shock to the system when volume a few days before on Thanksgiving was nearly zero.
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How to Draw in R and Make Custom Plots
When base graphics and existing packages don’t do it for you, turn to low-level graphics functions to make what you want.
How to Display Text in R
Text can provide much needed context to traditional visual cues and can be used as a visual cue itself in some cases.
Moving Past Default R Charts
Customizing your charts doesn’t have to be a time-intensive process. With just a teeny bit more effort, you can get something that fits your needs.
How the American Work Day Changed in 15 Years
The American Time Use Survey recently released results for 2018. That makes 15 years of data. What’s different? What’s the same?
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Redefining Old Age
What is old? When it comes to subjects like health care and retirement, we often think of old in fixed terms. But as people live longer, it’s worth changing the definition.