yelpr Package for Yelp Fusion API

Or My Story with Package Development

Today I pushed a preliminary version of yelpr an R library for the Yelp Fusion API, and my first public package. I am still working on it and intended to share it with others to get feedback. But I also thought about writing a blog post to tell my story with package development in general, and my thought process while developing yelpr. What was my journey with package development? When I started to learn R, end of 2015, I was benefiting from the great amount of packages developed by “others”. [Read More]

Giving My First Data Science Talk

3 accepted abstracts after 3 rejected!

A couple of weeks ago, I gave my first talk in a data science/rstats conference; Fitting Humans Stories in List Columns: Cases from an Online Recruitment Platform. It was at EARL Boston and it was a good experience as I received positive feedback from the attendees. I intended to write about the story I shared in my talk. But then I recalled Emily Robinson’s post Giving Your First Data Science Talk, published last July. [Read More]