Automating my business

Using scripts to automate menial tasks.
7 min read

Where I was in 2018

Visualising my location in 2018.
2 min read

Cuba’s short term property rental market 2017-2018

The impacts of President Trump's policies.
3 min read

How to generate a Bitcoin vanity address using a Mac

Generating a vanity address
2 min read

Leaflet timeline in R

How to make a timeline of GPS measurements.
2 min read

Time Series analysis for Facebook message volume

Analysing my Facebook message volume between 2011 and 2016.
8 min read

Time Series analysis for Facebook message volume

Made for a class. Thought I'd share.
9 min read

Implementing a Kalman filter in R for Android GPS measurements

I've been playing around with my data from Google...
7 min read
R , Maps

Costa Rican Saints

One of the first things a traveller notices when going to Costa Rica is that almost every town or city is named after a Saint. Growing up in Costa Rica, I just assumed this was something true of all Latin American countries, a legacy of Spanish colonial times. California has San Jose, San Fransisco, etc. I thought it was like that from California to Argentina. After some travelling in Latin America I realised this was simply not true.
2 min read

You are wasting your time with spreadsheets

This week I had an interesting conversation (as interesting as these conversations can get) about the use of spreadsheets in business. I am still a little bit surprised by how often they are used for things they are not really good for. Now, I don’t want to write about how there are better alternatives to spreadsheets. Instead, I’d like to illustrate how powerful non-spreadsheet tools are by describing a task I completed this week using R.
3 min read
R , Excel