Data Science

Some R Packages I would love to explore (October 2020)

These are some packages I have just discovered which I would like to try/use in the future. For future reference, I have added a brief description and links to source code:

Considerations on the importance of data and science in data science

When we are bombarded with figures and data on COVID-19, a reflection on how data is gathered, analised and visualized is a must if data is to be of any use at all.

Manipulating dataframes in R and Python

While I have been using R for many years now (mainly for data manipulation and visualization), and I am extremely happy with some of its features (like how easy is to deal with data or to create interactive reports that can be exported in plenty of different outputs, such as pdf, documents, slides, dashboards or blog posts like this one).