Using GitHub to host blog comments: a working example

Some smart people figured out how to use the GitHub issue tracker for hosting blog comments, but their example is outdated and missing some steps. Here's how I got it working.

Building ArcGIS models the R way

My pathological obsession with R led me to develop an interface for ArcPy.

A shiny approach to stakeholder engagement

I used Shiny to develop a web app that allows my non-scientist collaborators to explore my findings with minimal hand-holding.

Iterating through lists of lists (of lists of lists of...) with R

When you're doing big data analysis with R, you're probably working with nested lists. Here's one way to climb back up the rabbit hole.

Downloading lots of files off a (password-protected) website with R

Scraping the web is pretty easy with R—even when accessing a password-protected site.