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An unabashedly narcissistic data analysis of my own tweets. The unequivocally lovely Jeff Gentry (@geoffjentry) has contributed an R package with easy-to-read documentation that works, which I’ll walk through here so that you, too, can gaze at your own face … Continue reading

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Bare-bones intro to Plotting options in R

If you’re using base::plot in R for the first time you may have looked at ?plot (2 page help file) or ?par (12 page help file) to figure out what’s going on. It’s overwhelming. This document explains how I set … Continue reading

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The ratio of US jobseekers to US jobs stands at 4:1.via John Irons (of argmax.com fame)   The jobs-to-seekers ratio rises immediately during a recession, but does not decrease as quickly after the recession ends. (Is this true in general?) The … Continue reading

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The last decade’s debt record for several rich countries. 3-month Bond Yields owed by some of them:      (SOURCE: Bloomberg) Japan .10% UK .41% Germany .28% US .04% And here’s one of the yield curves (US’):   (Remember, higher … Continue reading

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Hearing loss by occupation

Hearing loss data by profession. Visualised with circles whose area (not width) is proportional to the prevalence. (This chart is Tufte-compliant.)

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