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The Good Place is such a great show. I recently created an API client package called goodshirt to bring a tast of The Good Place to our Good place, the R console.

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I recently created a one function package called bortles. This post is about inspiration and the benefits of creating silly packages. The inspiration came from many sources.

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tldr: I haven’t completed this post yet its WIP - I’ll tweet when it’s done.

it’s taken a long time to write about my experience at user!2018 in Brisbane. Partly , i was having some problems with my blog not building on Netlify that I couldnt resolve. also i fell into a bit of a post conference funk.

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I found a cool use for purrr’s map_if function recently that both felt wizardly and helped me better understand when to use map_if. Problem: I had a list called params with 3 items of different types start_date - a Date end_date - a Date confidence_interval - a Numeric params <- list( start_date = as.Date("2015-01-01"), end_date = as.Date("2015-12-31"), confidence_interval = 0.8 ) params ## $start_date ## [1] "2015-01-01" ## ## $end_date ## [1] "2015-12-31" ## ## $confidence_interval ## [1] 0.

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tl;dr - I gave my team a 30 min intro to R talk and followed up with an email listing useful resources for people who have never tried R. I work in a small team of 9 performance, costing and electronic medical record (EMR or EHR) analysts at a publicly funded peadiatric hospital in Melbourne, Australia. I have been on my own quixotic (adj. possessing or acting with the desire to do noble and romantic deeds, without thought of realism and practicality; exceedingly idealistic)

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