In this guide, you'll learn how to incorporate your own custom color palettes into your ggplot graphs. You'll be able to differentiate between setting a static color and mapping a variable in your data to a color palette so that each color represents a different level of the variable. And you'll learn specifically how to customize color palettes for both continuous and categorical data in ggplot using the built-in ggplot color functions.Continue reading
Over the last 5 years, I have created a LOT of graphs. And let me tell you, they haven't all been pretty. But with each new graph that I've created, I've improved my knowledge of what works and what doesn't. In this post, I share the 10-step graphing checklist I've developed to increase my impact and ability to drive change in an organization.Continue reading
We're all attracted to simple and visually appealing graphs. Unfortunately, we often don't put in the necessary effort to make sure our own graphs live up to their potential. In this guide, I'll show you how you can quickly and easily improve the readability of your ggplot graphs with a simple change to your axis titles!Continue reading
A bar chart is one of the most powerful ways to communicate data with a broad audience. This detailed guide to the bar chart in R will teach you how to create a ggplot bar chart using the geom_bar function!Continue reading
Getting a data science job should not be a numbers game. Here's how to focus on your specific strengths to identify the job opportunities where you'll find the most success.Continue reading
A simple scatter plot can be one of the most powerful ways to convey graphical information. This detailed guide to the scatter plot in R will teach you how to create a ggplot scatter plot using the geom_point functionContinue reading
There's a great article by Dominik Haitz making its way around the data science world this past week.
The entire article is worth reading, but I'll highlight some of my favorite points.
In the article, Dominik talks about the importance of developing a business mindset to succeed in ...Continue reading
Mapping the growth of legal marijuana states and medical marijuana states from 1995 - 2019Continue reading
I created the most extensive list of data science podcasts available by crowdsourcing results from Google search into this my own ultimate list of 41 data science podcasts.Continue reading
Simple line graphs are one of the most powerful ways to convey graphical information. This detailed guide to plotting line graphs in R will teach you how to use with ggplot and geom_line to make your own line graphs in RContinue reading