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Sharon Machlis
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Executive editor, online & data analytics at Computerworld
Executive editor, online & data analytics at Computerworld

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How to schedule your R scripts to run automatically on a Mac. My latest Do More with R screencast: https://www.infoworld.com/video/90629/r-tip-schedule-r-scripts-on-a-mac
Or, there's a captioned version on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J72LP2_yv1U

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Did you know that you can generate HTML, a Word doc, or - new! - a PowerPoint presentation with R? See how it works in my R Markdown video screencast tutorial:
https://www.infoworld.com/video/90467/r-tip-r-markdown-tutorial

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Google launches a search service specifically for data: Data Set Search https://toolbox.google.com/datasetsearch via +JR Raphael
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Are you dealing with nested list items? See how easy it is with purrr's modify_depth function! Latest Do More With R video screencast: https://www.infoworld.com/video/90327/r-tip-access-nested-list-items-with-purrr

Intro to Mapping and GIS for Journalists: Free online course from the Knight Center starts this week.

https://journalismcourses.org/MAP0918.html
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See how to do animations with the gganimate package in the latest Do More With R video screencast (this episode about 5 minutes long) https://www.infoworld.com/video/89987/r-tip-animations-in-r

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See how to create maps in R with ggplot2 or tmap in this quick 6-minute video screencast

https://www.infoworld.com/video/89328/r-tip-create-maps-in-r

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See how to iterate over a vector or list - and get a data frame in return - with the purrr package's map_df function. My short video screencast: https://www.infoworld.com/video/89075/r-tip-iterate-with-purrrs-map-df-function

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How is legal immigration to the U.S. changing? The Washington Post's Andrew Ba Tran created a Shiny app to let readers explore the data themselves.

Run it with

shiny::runGitHub("immigrant_visas", "wpinvestigative")

and see more info (including system requirements) at

https://github.com/wpinvestigative/immigrant_visas

Accompanying story at

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/how-trump-is-changing-the-face-of-legal-immigration/2018/07/02/477c78b2-65da-11e8-99d2-0d678ec08c2f_story.html
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