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Introducing a New Course on Mapping Geographic Data in R, with ggplot2

I’m happy to announce a new course on mapping geographic data in R, using the ggplot2 package. The course is by data journalist and visualization consultant Maarten Lambrechts, and it’s available immediately to FlowingData members. If you’re not a member yet, now is a great time to join. You get instant access to this course, plus four others and over a hundred in-depth visualization tutorials. For those who’ve read FlowingData...

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Audit advanced data science course online

Jeff Leek and Roger Peng started their course Advanced Data Science at Johns Hopkins University. It’s meant for JHU students, but you can learn from the weekly course material for free: The class is not designed to teach a set of statistical methods or packages – there are a ton of awesome classes, books, and tutorials about those things out there! Rather the goal is to help you to organize...

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✚ Charting for Others (The Process 086)

There's a new tool-agnostic course now available for members. Check it out now. Read More

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Johns Hopkins providing course on using epidemiology to understand the Covid-19 numbers

The numbers are fuzzy. You take them at face value, and you end up with fuzzy interpretations. Starting at the end of this month, Johns Hopkins is providing a two-week epidemiology course on understanding these numbers better: This free Teach-Out is for anyone who has been curious about how we identify and measure outbreaks like the COVID-19 epidemic and wants to understand the epidemiology of these infections. The COVID-19 epidemic...

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Introducing a Course for Mapping in R

Mapping geographic data in R can be tricky, because there are so many ways to complete separate tasks. It’s a jumble of options and you have to figure out how to put the pieces together. This course walks you through the steps so that the process isn’t so jumbley. FlowingData members can access the course right now. Learn how to load geographic data, draw boundaries, map locations, and make data-driven...

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