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

Automating SMS & email

A smart email & SMS bot on AWS using R.
3 min read

Cuba’s short term property rental market 2017-2018

The impacts of President Trump's policies.
3 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

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

Bayesian Images

Graphs to accompany my poster presentation. The data set The generated data is plotted below: Metropolis Hastings Algorithm This visual explanation of the Metropolis Hastings algorithm shows the proposal and the true density along with the Metropolis Hastings step. It was inspired and adapted from code by Balazs Torok. Diagnostic Plots for Beta 2 via Gibbs Sampler Autocorrelation Plot The autocorrelations are negligable, suggesting good mixing. Running Means Plot The running means have settled. Three chain trace plot All three chains seem to be in the same place.
1 min read
R , Bayes

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