{ib} - My First R Package

A personal R package currently containing functions for ggplot2.

The Tax Prep Industry Sucks

If you or anyone you know makes $69,000 a year or less, stop giving TurboTax and other tax prep companies your money! File for free with the IRS’s Free File Program.

My Life in Months

Visualizing my life (so far) with a waffle chart.

Fatal Shootings by U.S. Police Since 2015

Looking at the number of fatal shootings in the U.S. by on-duty police officers in every state and cities with at least 10 deaths. Data from The Washington Post.

Juneteenth 2020: Taking a look at slavery leading up to its abolishment

Juneteenth is a commemoration of the emancipation of 4 million enslaved African Americans & a celebration of freedom. It’s an important moment in American history.

Who is being killed by local police in Los Angeles County?

The Los Angeles Times recently released their database of people who died at the hands of police in L.A. County since 2000. After reading their article about it, I wanted to learn a little more about the two communities affected the most, particularly the Black community.

Celebrating Black Americans’ Achievements

✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽 Black Lives Matter. In celebration of Black lives: A visualization of Black Americans breaking the color barrier & achieving firsts in various fields throughout history. I also share some introductory resources to the movement.

ggplot2 Theme Elements Reference Sheet

Inspired by Henry Wang❜s ❝ggplot2 Theme Elements Demonstration❞, I created one for myself displaying all of the elements I frequently use and always google. Feel free to download and use it as well!

Step-by-step: Scraping Epsiode IMDb Ratings

There are many tutorials out there that teach you how to scrape movies. This one shows you how to do that for the episodes of a TV series. We use python, BeautifulSoup, and Community as the example.