Fundamentals of Data Visualization 2326 retweets

A guide to making visualizations that accurately reflect the data, tell a story, and look professional.

Hands-On Programming with R 1463 retweets

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Data science is different now · Vicki Boykis 930 retweets

New blog post: For the past couple years, I've been telling people who ask me for advice not to go into data science. Here's why: The data science job market is way oversaturated. Here's what they should do instead.

Links to videos and R code for over 230 lectures on data analysis for ... 686 retweets

Links to videos and R code for over 230 lectures on data analysis for life sciences and genomics now available here:

Readings in applied data science 580 retweets

Next week I'll be offering a course at Stanford called "Readings in applied data science" — the complete syllabus is now available at Thanks to everyone on twitter who has helped me find good readings!

Inspiration and Help with R Graphics 570 retweets

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Data science for statisticians workshop 567 retweets

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reticulate: R interface to Python | RStudio Blog 508 retweets

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The Law and Order of Data Science · Simply Statistics 473 retweets

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What's the difference between data science, machine learning, and arti... 449 retweets

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R for Data Science 366 retweets

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GitHub - davidgohel/rvg 365 retweets

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Radix for R Markdown | RStudio Blog 361 retweets

Announcing Radix, a new R Markdown format for web-native scientific and technical writing: rstats rmarkdown

RStudio Community 347 retweets

Very 😀🎉 to announce a new place to talk tidyverse, shiny and rstudio:

Thematic Cartography 346 retweets

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Announcing the R Markdown Book | RStudio Blog 341 retweets

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conflicted: a new approach to resolving ambiguity 322 retweets

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Contributed Cheatsheets 318 retweets

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Visualizing the Uncertainty in Data | FlowingData 308 retweets

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I've posted a searchable table of 190 rstats tasks with code snippets 305 retweets

I've posted a searchable table of 190+ rstats tasks with code snippets. Hope some of you find it useful:

Welcome! - Tidyverse 301 retweets

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Imposter Syndrome in Data Science – Haystacks 298 retweets

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The ggforce Awakens (again) · Data Imaginist 295 retweets

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List of courses teaching R 277 retweets

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The Economist's Big Mac Index is calculated with R (Revolutions) 275 retweets

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R Notebooks | RStudio Blog 274 retweets

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pkgdown 100 - Tidyverse 271 retweets

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ggplot2 updates | RStudio Blog 262 retweets

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Practical Data Science for Stats 260 retweets

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How to be a modern… by Jeffrey Leek 254 retweets

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R resources (free courses, books, tutorials, & cheat sheets) 236 retweets

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10 things R can do that might surprise you · Simply Statistics 233 retweets

10 things R can do that might surprise you · Simply Statistics

flexdashboard: Easy interactive dashboards for R 222 retweets

flexdashboard: New dashboard framework for R Markdown and Shiny rstats

Microsoft Machine Learning & Data Science Summit 2016 207 retweets

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An Introduction to Docker for R Users - Colin Fay 197 retweets

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googledrive initial release - Tidyverse 195 retweets

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Introducing learnr | RStudio Blog 194 retweets

Introducing the learnr package: Create interactive tutorials with R Markdown –

Take a Sad Plot & Make It Better 194 retweets

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What You Need to Know Before Considering a PhD · fastai 191 retweets

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Keras for R | RStudio Blog 190 retweets

R interface to Keras, now on CRAN: deeplearning keras rstats

70,000 OkCupid Users Just Had Their Data Published 182 retweets

70K OkCupid users just had their data published. But researcher says that's cool 'because it's public.' ethicsfail

Teach the tidyverse to beginners 179 retweets

A few years ago, I wrote a post Don’t teach built-in plotting to beginners (teach ggplot2). I argued that ggplot2 was not an advanced approach meant for experts, but rather a suitable introduction to data visualization.

Announcing blogdown: Create Websites with R Markdown 178 retweets

Announcing blogdown: Create Websites with R Markdown | RStudio Blog

Visualizing Incomplete and Missing Data 177 retweets

Because the gaps are sometimes more important than the data itself, here are some ways to visualizing what's missing

A datatable and dplyr tour · Home 177 retweets

🙌 Really nice side-by-side for dplyr & rdatatable syntax… "A data.table and dplyr tour" by atrebas rstats

flexdashboard: Easy interactive dashboards for R 174 retweets

Build beautiful, interactive dashboards in rstudio with the flexdashboard package: rstats

Create Elegant Data Visualisations Using the Grammar of Graphics 173 retweets

A system for 'declaratively' creating graphics, based on "The Grammar of Graphics". You provide the data, tell 'ggplot2' how to map variables to aesthetics, what graphical primitives to use, and it takes care of the details.

R Interface to D3 Visualizations 172 retweets

r2d3 - R Interface to D3 Visualizations | RStudio Blog

gganimate has transitioned to a state of release · Data Imaginist 170 retweets

After being the primary focus of my spare time for almost a year, gganimate has finally landed on CRAN. I hope you'll enjoy using it as much as I've enjoyed developing it.

Making R Code Faster : A Case Study 166 retweets

New blog post: Making R code faster, a case study. Summarizing, vectorizing, and matrices, oh my!

Introduction to Data Science 160 retweets

This book introduces concepts and skills that can help you tackle real-world data analysis challenges. It covers concepts from probability, statistical inference, linear regression and machine learning and helps you develop skills such as R programmi...

GitHub Learning Lab 159 retweets

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Announcing the 1st Bookdown Contest | RStudio Blog 158 retweets

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usethis 100 (and 110) - Tidyverse 158 retweets

Make rstats package (and project) development easier with usethis: Automates common tasks and reminds you what to do next

Statistics: P values are just the tip of the iceberg : Nature News & C... 152 retweets

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The Impressive Growth of R - Stack Overflow Blog 144 retweets

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Easily insert emoji into R and RMarkdown 143 retweets

Easily insert emoji into R and RMarkdown. Contribute to hadley/emo development by creating an account on GitHub.

Never miss an update! Subscribe to R-bloggers to receive e-mails wit... 140 retweets

To automate the process of modeling selection and evaluate the results with visualization, I have created some functions into my personal library and today I’m sharing the codes with you. I run them to evaluate and compare Machine Learning models as ...

Writing an R package from scratch 139 retweets

Anyone who has created their own R package has probably come across Hilary Parker’s awesome blogpost, that walks you through creating your very first R package. The comprehensive detail on everything R packages can be found in Hadley Wickham’s superb...

Announcing bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Ma... 137 retweets

Announcing bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown | RStudio Blog

An RStudio addin slash regex utility belt 137 retweets

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Ever wondered how good you'd be at p-hacking? We created the first p-h... 135 retweets

Ever wondered how good you'd be at p-hacking? We created the first p-hackathon 👩‍💻 to study how people analyze data: Step up & hack away, see if you can make the 🏆 leaderboard :). But ☝ remember, you can only do things you could justify in a pa...

Examining the arc of 100,000 stories: a tidy analysis 133 retweets

I recently came across a great natural language dataset from Mark Riedel: 112,000 plots of stories downloaded from English language Wikipedia. This includes books, movies, TV episodes, video games- anything that has a Plot section on a Wikipedia page...

How should you structure your Data Science and Engineering teams? · fa... 129 retweets

How should you structure your Data Science and Engineering teams? · fast.ai

Data Science and R: how do I start? 129 retweets

It always starts with a DM on Twitter, where someone shares with me their personal data science ambitions, where they currently are in their plans, and then they follow up with a request for me to…

Explaining the predictions of black-box models · Data Imaginist 126 retweets

Have you been looking at the Python world with jealousy over their ability to explain machine learning predictions? Look no more! lime is now available for R

Materials for rstudio::conf 2019 124 retweets

Great intro to one of the 🐐 ggplot2 extensions! 🌈 "gghighlight: Highlight ggplot2 w/ predicates" by yutannihilat_en rstats dataviz

What I Use to Visualize Data | FlowingData 123 retweets

“What tool should I learn? ” I hesitate to answer, because I use what works best for me, which isn’t necessarily the best for someone else or the “best” overall. Nevertheless, here’s my…

Deep Learning w/ R and Keras to predict customer churn ( Shiny front e 122 retweets

Deep Learning w/ R and Keras to predict customer churn (+ Shiny front end) rstats rkeras rshiny

A frictionless, pipeable approach to dealing with summary statistics 120 retweets

GitHub - ropensci/skimr: A frictionless, pipeable approach to dealing with summary statistics