Migrating off of GitHub

How and why I’m self-hosting my code repositories.
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Recreating a Tufte Slope Graph

Publication-ready graphics should be created in code, not a graphics editor.
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The design of everyday programs

Even command-line programmers should think more like designers.
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Riddler #2

Solving and simulating a probability puzzle.
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Headlamp illusion

A visual illusion for hikers at night.
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Indexing matrix elements in R

Why I prefer zero-based numbering.
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Reproducible research fail

One of the mistakes I made in data collection.
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Violin plots are great

Fiddling with a visualization technique that’s not common in psychology (yet).
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Bootstrap analysis of anti-vaccination belief changes

Another way of looking at the antivaccination data of Horne, et al.
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The Art of Data Science

This book is a great companion to your boring stats class.
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Bayesian estimation of anti-vaccination belief changes

How easy is it to change people’s minds about vaccinating their children?
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