How to Make an R Package

For future reference: a compilation of the resources I used to create my first R package

{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.

Switching to `hugo serve` instead of `blogdown::serve_site()`

Should have done it sooner, it’s so much faster.

APIs & Interactive Maps with Leaflet in R

Requesting and mapping the International Space Station❜s pass times over U.S. state capitals.