Announcing R Without Statistics

n early 2020, I started to have conversations with publishers about doing a book on R. I was excited about the possibility, but wasn’t exactly sure what the book would be about. Then COVID came and, with two young kids at home, writing a book was not going to happen. In the

Why R is Magic

A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak to some folks at Western Michigan University. I called my talk Why R is Magic. Because, well, it is.  I busted out my favorite R party trick: doing a survey and immediately generating a report with RMarkdown.  I even tried

A Chat About Tidy Data

Tidy data is one of the most complex concepts for participants in R in 3 Months. Even before they get to the actual coding involved in data tidying, many struggle with what tidy data is exactly. I introduce tidy data to R in 3 Months participants through this lesson (which comes from

2021 Year in Review

As 2021 comes to a close, I wanted to share what R for the Rest of Us has been up to this year. It’s been a busy year and just trying to remember everything we did has been a challenge! You’ll notice first of all that I said we. I’ve always used